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Is it time to accept Ferrer as one of the game's all-time greats?

Countless titles at every level of the game, 44 appearances in Grand Slams (6th all-time) and one of the greatest QF streaks in history (ahead of the likes of Wilander and Agassi). Will history remember Ferrer as one of the greats of the game?
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I expect this to go well
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Maybe it's Maybelline.
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It's only time for the haters to accept that. Reasonable tennis fans and analysts have accepted it a long time ago.


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Congratulations David on beating 18-year old Kyrgios, Haider-Mauer and qualifier Kukushkin No wonder you are still #4

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How can he be an all time great when he has won one masters1000 title and never even won a slam in this weak era?

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I don't know about All-Time...

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He's a little below Gasquet and Devvarslam I assume?

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How can he be an all time great when he has vultured one masters1000 title and never even won a slam in this weak era?
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He would win 5+ slams in any other era, especially 2003-07.
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I rank him alongside the Pistol ... in the tier 10 of the greats

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If he had taken the first part of his career as seriously as he is taking it now he would have won many titles more for sure. A bit late now.

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Re: Is it time to accept Ferrer as one of the game's all-time greats?

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I rank him alongside the Pistol ... in the tier 10 of the greats
I think that's fair.

I'd have it:

Tier 1: Borg, Nadal, Laver
Tier 2: Connors, Sampras, Agassi, Federer, Ferrer
Tier 3: Lendl, McEnroe, etc.
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