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Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

IMO it is severely inflated.

But maybe there's someone out there who has some insight to James I'm not seeing.
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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

his ranking was determined using the same system that ranks everyone else.

so, if it seems a bit inflated...[fill in the blank]...
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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

Yeah, he deserves it and why shouldn't he? He earns the points you know. If he just sat in his ass not playing or losing every match he went into, he would lose ranking thereafter.

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

Everybody deserves his ranking as long as he doesn't cheat.

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

Yep, for reasons already mentioned. Yeah, he sucks on clay, but the majority of tournaments are played on hardcourts under the current system and Blake's pretty much a specialist.
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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

No, Blake is crap.

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

You mean the ATP is secretly giving him extra points without anybody noticing?
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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

Blake has his particular brand to the way he plays that sometimes works, sometimes doesn't but the results affirm that he's doing a pretty good job overall. He's true to himself, and I like that about him.

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

Of course he bloody deserves it...were you asleep when he registered QF results in ALL mandatories so far this season? If anything, he is stronger than ever (if you forget Nishikori and Granollers-Pujol ).
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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

He deserves to be a stable top 5.

































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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

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his ranking was determined using the same system that ranks everyone else.
Simple true. Of course he does - he wasn't donated points. Blake won it on court.

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

he's been one of the most constant guys on tour at the moment

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

He totally deserves it like anyone another in ATP tour! He`s got a realy solid year, reaching AUS Open, IW and Miami quaterfinals losing only to Federer and Nadal + two other atp finals despite of losses to japanese kid and unknown spaniard...

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

Why doesn't he deserve it? His ranking is made up the same as anybody else's, these threads are stupid.

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Re: Does anyone really believe that Blake deserves his ranking?

If Boredo can make top 10, then Flake should be world no 1.

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