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Big 4? Nah...

Murray just proved that he still has a little ways to go before the Big 3 expands to include another member. Nadal, Federer and Djokovic are far and away at the top of the game. Murray may get there but he ain't there yet. I hope the media stops with the "Big Four" crap now.

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Re: Big 4? Nah...

IMO, there was never a Big 4... it was a Big 3 + 1

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Re: Big 4? Nah...

Until Murray wins a slam, he has no business in this discussion!!@!
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Re: Big 4? Nah...

fed was a late starter with GS wins and you know how that turned out.
all of the youngsters from his generation are long gone. murray has all the time of the world
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Re: Big 4? Nah...

Faker and Murray are not in the top two's league.

If you're going to make it a big three, then it's a big four with Roddick as he's won a slam too.

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Re: Big 4? Nah...

For me it was always the big 2+1+1.
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Re: Big 4? Nah...

Djokovic's current form is not top group material, hasn't been for almost a year as he's repeatedly gotten his ass kicked by them. Fed's form is rocky, but Fed is Fed. Murray's game is generally on par with anyones, but he hasn't got the big leap yet. As much as it pains me to say it, Nadal is clearly the most consistent at the moment (though each match will reveal more). Nadal fans, you can quote me as being serious here. So it's more like 2+2 when looking at the situation most generally.
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Faker and Murray are not in the top two's league.

If you're going to make it a big three, then it's a big four with Roddick as he's won a slam too.
Has Roddick been to the semis of all 4 slams?

But I do see what you mean. Fed and Nadal are really at the top by themselves but Djokovic is closer than anyone, having beaten Fed in route to his maiden slam.
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Has Roddick been to the semis of all 4 slams?
Three of them. Big deal about the French, it's the worst clay era ever and that's saying something.

It's either a big two, or a big four with Faker and Roddick. If you include Faker you include Roddick.

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When was the last time Roddick was a threat to win a grandslam? USO final 2006 he had some chances but against Fed he would never win it in the first place.

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Oh and how can someone who lost in straight sets in the second round of Wimbledon to SAFIN be in the same group as Nadal and Federer?

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It's either a big two, or a big four with Faker and Roddick. If you include Faker you include Roddick.
Do you know what Roddick's current ranking is? He's not apart of a big anything.
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It's big one + 3
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Oh and how can someone who lost in straight sets in the second round of Wimbledon to SAFIN be in the same group as Nadal and Federer?
Safin is a former world number one and winner of 2 GS and ALSO made it to the semis.... not a bad loss considering.

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