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Re: Federer outsmarts Dangerdenko 6-3 6-4 6-4

Clueless haters, I have a post here for you since you must have missed it.

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Originally Posted by sexybeast View Post
[Fed's draw] is easy compared to what really?

We analyse who could possibly be more dangerous than Davydenko in rd2?

I look beyond the 32 seeds and I find only Benneteau who is anywhere close to that dangerous, mostly because of matchup issues.

Who is more dangerous than Tomic to face in rd3? No one.

Who is more dangerous than Raonic in rd4? Specially considering that every match between them have been close, maybe Gilles Simon would be worse but that is the only one I could think of.

Who is more dangerous than Tsonga in QF? Only Berdych for Federer.

Muray is 10 times more dangerous than Ferrer.

So this is the most difficult draw you could give Federer if you handpicked his opponents, except changing Tsonga with Berdych. It is not an easy draw.

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That is why Murray decided to injure himself and Djokovic, to help Berdych.

Tea of truth:


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Originally Posted by ibreak4coffee View Post
It is Fabio's world and we are all just living in it
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We should be appreciative of Federer though, because we will never see anything like him again. The fact he can still compete for slams ever after the erosion of his physical skills is really a greater testament to the natural talent he has than the period of time when he was dominating the tour.
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