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Re: No teens in the Top 100

Well I do care, cause I can't stand torture of 4 players any more, enoguh is enough.. but don't worry, no one will win anything big before 26, and they will play 'till the 35

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This just proves further that tennis has become way too physical now. You need to be a marathon runner more than a tennis player.
That might explain why there are no teens in the top 100 (or top 250 by now) but this can't be the reason why players are so fit in there thirties or even fourties!
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in an article about French hope Lucas Pouille thanks to Soulage ( http://www.menstennisforums.com/atta...6&d=1360256653 ), I read Fabrice Santoro's opinion : "the physical level is much higher than before. The first four are Martians. One can't reach that physical level at 18. Even 20 years old is early"

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Then why isnt it happening? surely 18-19 year olds are no less talented now than in years past.
Completely wrong. The young players are sorely lacking in talent. All you have to do is watch the young guys play to see that they are all fundamentally terrible.
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what about Haas?

In one thread you crying players are too old at 30, and here you stating young players are not physical mature but still 35 old Haas does LOL

Make a deal with yourself or you will be considered as bipolar person, same as your 99% fedtards buddies.
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in an article about French hope Lucas Pouille thanks to Soulage ( http://www.menstennisforums.com/atta...6&d=1360256653 ), I read Fabrice Santoro's opinion : "the physical level is much higher than before. The first four are Martians. One can't reach that physical level at 18. Even 20 years old is early"
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what about Haas?

In one thread you crying players are too old at 30, and here you stating young players are not physical mature but still 35 old Haas does LOL

Make a deal with yourself or you will be considered as bipolar person, same as your 99% fedtards buddies.
1. you consider myself as you like, but a forum is not made for personal insults.

2. the topics of young players and old players are two different topics imho, I already stated that opinion in that thread.

3. Haas is an exception, and an exception is not a rule except for people who are very eager at convincing at all costs.

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i really hope FFT doesnt make the same to pouille than they did with mina
what did the FFT do to Mina ?

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Re: No teens in the top 250!

Takes a few years until the youngsters realize they can't make it without juicing. Meanwhile some of the 30 year old's are better than ever.
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Jiri Vesely (19yo) is 250th, so there is a teenager in top 250 now

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Re: No teens in the top 250!

Jiri Vesely will be 242nd next week and has made another ATP point (for now) this week.
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Re: No teens in the top 250!

Will we have any 20 year olds or less in top 100 when Tomic turns 21 in 6 months?

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
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Will we have any 20 year olds or less in top 100 when Tomic turns 21 in 6 months?
Top 100? Better ask about top 200, since the best 19 yr olds are currently around 250-300

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in an article about French hope Lucas Pouille thanks to Soulage ( http://www.menstennisforums.com/atta...6&d=1360256653 ), I read Fabrice Santoro's opinion : "the physical level is much higher than before. The first four are Martians. One can't reach that physical level at 18. Even 20 years old is early"
Funny thing that everybody look at top 4 and conclude that physical level is too high. Never mind that guys like Mike Russel are much better ranked than majority of teens, going to turn 35 and close to equaling his career best. At this rate it seems more likely to see a 40 yr old breaking in the top 100 than a 20 year old

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embarassing state of mens tennis that practically no teens make any headway. sport is going to collapse in 10 years

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embarassing state of mens tennis that practically no teens make any headway. sport is going to collapse in 10 years
The early 2000s seemed to survive it.
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