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how much longer can he go on?

How much longer do you think that Davide Sanguinetti can keep playing at the top level?

Over the weekend the 32 year old italian won the challenger in Recanati defeating daniele braccialli in three sets and moves up to 55 on the atp entry rankings.

Age doesn't seem to affect him and from 110 in the rankings at the start of the year to now being at 55, he is doing quite well, hopefully by the end of the year he can beat his best ranking of 43.
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

personally, i don't care much since he's not an impact player anyways
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

what do you mean by hes not an impact player, okay he doesn't go far in alot of the major tournaments with his best grand slam result being a qtr final at wimbledon a few years back, but you have to admire the guy, he is extreamly fit and get the most out of his game, he plays nothing like the people in this generation, he hits the ball very flat, he has an old school style.
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

When I saw the title, I thought this is an AA thread
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

Best of luck to him, ive always liked his game
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

LOL!!! he should retire as soon as he can, better for him, a 32 years old guy playing challengers... he can't win matches on ATP tour level. Only a few this year... But no big names.

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Re: how much longer can he go on?

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LOL!!! he should retire as soon as he can, better for him, a 32 years old guy playing challengers... he can't win matches on ATP tour level. Only a few this year... But no big names.
if he carn't win matches on atp events how do you explain his ranking
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

Gianluca Pozzi was the man, he had the best style ever!
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

I think Sanguinetti has the funkiest two handed backhand i've seen on the tour. He hits it as flat as a pancake, kind of like Connors used to.
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

Sanguinetti is a hell of player I think he will play at least one more year
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

5 more years...
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

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what do you mean by hes not an impact player, okay he doesn't go far in alot of the major tournaments with his best grand slam result being a qtr final at wimbledon a few years back, but you have to admire the guy, he is extreamly fit and get the most out of his game, he plays nothing like the people in this generation, he hits the ball very flat, he has an old school style.
Still, he’s no factor. Not an impact player at all. Ask some tennis fans about him and I’m pretty sure a huge percentage wouldn’t even care about it. besides, andre’s even older and look at him…

Gets the most out of his game? How can you get most if you can barely even qualify for ATP international events?

Probably why he’s not going anywhere because he keeps hitting the ball flat like you said. That’s a low margin for error. Players today got smarter, using spin to improve consistency and still win points.

So what if he claims to play old school? Is old school only defined by hitting flat balls? I don’t think so. It’s a mixture of every shot in the book and then some. Federer can be considered as someone who plays old school but with some modifications.
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

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Gets the most out of his game? How can you get most if you can barely even qualify for ATP international events?

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his ranking is 55, he doesn't need to qualify for most atp events

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well excuse me, because it seems that his progres is so stagnant that we're not even aware if he is in the draw.
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Re: how much longer can he go on?

who cares unless he is an actual somebody in tennis. I agree that this thread should only be about someone like Andre Agassi...
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