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Australian Open 4 5.00%
Roland Garros 5 6.25%
Wimbledon 56 70.00%
US Open 7 8.75%
Olympics 2 2.50%
Davis Cup 2 2.50%
ATP Tennis Masters Cup 1 1.25%
Masters Series Event (Please Specify) 1 1.25%
250/500's Series Event (Please Specify) 1 1.25%
Other (Please Specify) 1 1.25%
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post #1 of 36 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
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If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

which would it be? Supposing you were a player and had the skills to win any tournament on the atp tour on a hot run, which atp/itf event would you like to win most, be satisified and then retire afterwards?

For me, If I won Wimbledon at least once, I would be satisfied with my career and then retire happily.
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Re: If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

Definitely Wimbledon by far. Such history and tradition, all the GOAT contenders have won it, such memorable victory celebrations, etc. Second would have to be US Open just because I'm American. AO and FO wouldn't be too shabby either

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Re: If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

US Open. Or WTF, I just love the atmosphere of the tournament.
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Re: If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

USO gives the most money, right?

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Re: If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

There are only two plausible reasons for any answer other than Wimbledon:
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2)Tournament of your hometown/country
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As a French I will say Roland-Garros : it was also the nearly only great tournament which Yannick Noah, my ideol before Federer, did win

I won it with him in a way

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Re: If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

WIMBLEDON or US OPEN.

Wimbledon for many reasons, it is the most strongly contested title often because it has the most prestige and respect worldwide and in the history of the sport. if you ask someone random what the US OPEN is they won't know if you're talking about golf or tennis, but if you ask someone random what Wimbledon is they will know.

however I am an American and the US OPEN has probably the most passionate and incredible crowds in the world... it would be an honor and an amazing feeling to win the title in front of such a crowd, in front of my people.

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Re: If there's one event you could win as a pro and then retire,

Obvious answer is obvious - Wimbledon.

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USO gives the most money, right?
I think with the pound as high as it is currently, Wimbledon may be your event . I also love the use of Davydenko logic.


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however I am an American and the US OPEN has probably the most passionate and incredible crowds in the world... it would be an honor and an amazing feeling to win the title in front of such a crowd, in front of my people.

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Wimbledon and then USO in an epic retirement summer.

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I think with the pound as high as it is currently, Wimbledon may be your event .
Last I checked it was AO by some margin....but that was last year.
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