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post #151 of 157 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 05:49 PM
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Berdych won the Davis cup almost single handed, and he also reached a Semi of a major which Del Po failed to do.
Ahem no, Berdych did not win the Davis Cup single-handed, he lost to Ferrer in the final. It was rather Steps who did it in this case.
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His slam is deserved, though I don't like him. But I doubt he wins any more. All the time, you hear about Tsonga/Berdych/ Gonzalez when he played "If he gets red hot for a week and the top players are having a bad tournament, he could get a Slam" without realizing that that's exactly what happened with del Potro. I'd be very shocked if he won another
He had a 5-4 record against Fedal in 2009, 5-5 if you include Djokovic (2-2 in Slams). This is a better record against those three than even Murray got in 2012. Also, despite ending the year #5 (but rising to #4 in early 2010), he had more ranking points from Grand Slams than Murray and Djokovic put together (they were ahead of him because of an awesome M1000 year for both but in big events they weren't even close) and also reached the WTF final. And no, not just because of the USO title, he did better than Murray in 3 of the 4 Slams and Nole in 2 of the 4 (same result in Australia). He also racked up more Slam points than Nadal but only because the latter missed Wimbledon of course.

Unless you want to argue he got hot for an entire 12 month period, which would be quite exceptional, his Slam win was not the product of suddently getting hot.

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What hype? Who outside of his fans and tards hype Del Potro?
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People give Fedtards and Nadullgangbangers a hard time but Del Po has done shit. The guy got outclassed by freaking Chardy. Give me a break. He is one dimensional and so done.

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Del- Pony is done. Murray > del pony.

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Re: Del Potro - When Will The Hype Stop?

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lol, you can't even count, why would I care about anything you say
I can't count?? 3 years he's been back from injury pretty much and 2 of those years have been him at full health. Did you not understand what I said or something because I can certainly count

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I blame the wrist injury not long after his USO win for halting his momentum. Worst luck a new slam champ could've got. If he can play that well again remains to be seen, but I haven't written him off yet .

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