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Marat Safin 89 56.69%
David Nalbandian 54 34.39%
Not Sure 14 8.92%
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post #1 of 182 (permalink) Old 07-30-2009, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
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Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

Similar to the idea of the "biggest waste of talent", I'd like to know who you think is a better player when playing well, Nalbandian or Safin?

Both are great player with Safin being the harder hitter and Nalbanidan being more precise in shot making.

I think Nalbandian is a bit better when on.

What do you think?

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

Nalbandian came into my head 1st... But im not really sure.

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

Oh god, another "Nalbandian is god" thread.

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

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Oh god, another "Nalbandian is god" thread.
Where did I say that?

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

coming from you?

it's obvious safin plays better when he's at the top of his game, I'll have to upload the Madrid final to watch Nalbandian being demoralized.

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

Nalbandian
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it's obvious safin plays better when he's at the top of his game, I'll have to upload the Madrid final to watch Nalbandian being demoralized.
OK.

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

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coming from you?

it's obvious safin plays better when he's at the top of his game, I'll have to upload the Madrid final to watch Nalbandian being demoralized.
Was Nalbandian at the top of his game in that match? You might want to upload the DC Final in Russia and watch Safin being demoralized and positively ***** by Nalbandian.

BTW, I'd say the answer to the thread question is probably Safin, it's just that your logic is so fucking retarded that there is liable to be a big mess here, a big mess.
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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

and what logic is ever used when talking about Nalbandian?

according to MTF since late 07, he can walk on water

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according to MTF since late 07, he can walk on water
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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

Safin, definately. They both have stunning strokes but Safin's are heavier plus Safin has a better serve by a way.

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

I think it's Safin because when he's on a roll he doesn't take anything off his shots and produces some amazing winners, especially off the backhand side. Having said that, I can't remember the last time Safin was at the peak of his game. Maybe the Wimbledon match against Djokovic?

Nalbandian even on a Godly day has a few problems with his serve. Hence why Safin gets my vote.

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Re: Who plays better at the top of there games: Safin or Nalbandian?

I have always thought that Safin was and is overrated. Nalbandian has more talent in his little finger than Safin has in his whole body.
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I think it's Safin because when he's on a roll he doesn't take anything off his shots and produces some amazing winners, especially off the backhand side. Having said that, I can't remember the last time Safin was at the peak of his game. Maybe the Wimbledon match against Djokovic?

Nalbandian even on a Godly day has a few problems with his serve. Hence why Safin gets my vote.
Safin at the peak of his game in a match last year?

Last time I seen him play really great was against Alberto Martin in Hamburg in 05, beating him 0 and 1.

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I have always thought that Safin was and is overrated. Nalbandian has more talent in his little finger than Safin has in his whole body.
When did you start watching tennis?

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