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Grand Slams should adapt the Master Series format

Seriously, what's the point of playing all these extra rounds? All you're really doing to the top players is waisting their time by making them go for several extra hours on the court. It's obvious these mental midgets won't do anything to them. What we saw today I wouldn't even call "choking", you're giving them far too much credit by using that word. It's merely become expected for things to unfold the way they have, as they did in the Fed and Murray matches, for example. These men don't belong at this level, really. It's not a knock on them, everyone has their limits, and there is a reason why we don't see them at the MS events. Give the top seeds byes in the first round, invite only the top players, and keep it best of 5 of course. Tournament would be shorter, of much higher quality, and most importantly, competative. Seems simple enough.
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Sorry, that should say "adopt", not, "adapt". My bad.
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Its what makes the Grand Slams different. 128 draws require stamina.

Let the results of the matches decide who belongs where.

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Why don't we just have the top ten play a year-end Masters series style tournament each grand slam?
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Re: Grand Slams should adapt the Master Series format

Go follow another sport.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


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Re: Grand Slams should adapt the Master Series format

I tell you what, eveyone besides the top 4 are total mugs, in fact Murray is a mug on clay so let's exclude him from RG, you know what? Djokovic is only good for semis so let's take him out as well and play one match between Fed and Nadal, but Fed always loses it so what's the point? let's just give the trophy to Nadal, there is really no point playing in the current format.

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No, it's much better to watch for example Nadal against a challenger, and count the number of points in the whole match that he actually loses.
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Tiriac does have 33 kids allegedly and some of them do have internet access.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


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Its what makes the Grand Slams different. 128 draws require stamina.
One could argue that playing the world's best without a day's break requires just as much, if not, more stamina. Look at Nadal in Madrid, for example.
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No, it's much better to watch for example Nadal against a challenger, and count the number of points in the whole match that he actually loses.
The majors aren't only for the top guys, its a big event for qualifiers too. they gain a lot of points.

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Re: Grand Slams should adapt the Master Series format

Or maybe the rest of the tour should adapt to Grand Slam format. Imagine every week a 128 player draw, best of five format and a place in history for every tournament winner. Tennis can't lose.
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