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Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Tsonga is more of a hardcourt player obviously and Murray as well. Both made the final at a slam last year on a hardcourt,so who can win it?
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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Uhhh...Murray.

Tsonga played a goood AO, but I don't see him beating top players consistently in grand slam after grand slam, But Murray can.

Although Tsonga is a great player, he suffers (to an extent) from the Baghdatis problem, a great slam result creates too big a hype.

So far Tsonga has a Master Series, but that isn't enough to hype him up to the level of Murray IMHO.

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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

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Murray of course...

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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Tsonga has had some bad losses at the USO, so maybe there's some reason he isn't at his best at that event, but above all it's a question of whether his knee(s) will let him play at optimum level. It would be great if he could get in shape for the event, because past results notwithstanding he should be able to hang tough with the big 4.

On past history, Murray will be far and away a bigger favourite at the USO, but on ability alone there's little to chose between them.
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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Be nice if this was a slam final in the near future.
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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Hahaha people are still on the Tsonga-wagon? I thought that fell apart a while ago.
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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Neither would be a complete upset as winner, they certainly both have the potential to win a slam. But Murray looks somewhat more probable at this stage.

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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Tsonga? I don't see any basis to treat him like a potential US Open champion (or even Wimbledon champion). He is a type of guy who should be considered as a favorite to win each indoor tournament, that's all.

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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

What's with these pointless threads?

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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Tsonga doesnt seem comfortable on American hardcourts whereas Murray seems to like the USA hardcourts and was a junior champion...in this regard Murray has a better chance
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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Neither of them will have a chance against Massu.
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Re: Who has the best chance of winning the U.S. open: Tsonga or Murray?

Or Chela.
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