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2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

Make you 2006 end of year ranking predictions for the following players


Andy Murray

Novak Djokovic

Gael Monfils



It will be interesting to come back to this thread and see who was on the money. Here are mine

Murray , ranking between 10-15

Djokovic, ranking between 70-80

Monfils, ranking between 40-50
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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

Nah! I think Djovokic will be higher than that He's very good

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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

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It will be interesting to come back to this thread and see who was on the money. Here are mine

Murray , ranking between 10-15

Djokovic, ranking between 70-80

Monfils, ranking between 40-50
Monfils and Djokovic are already ranked where you put them for the end of next year. I seriously doubt that none of them will improve...
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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

So out of the three, you think that only Murray will show any improvement whatsoever?

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Well, naturally. To borrow a phrase from dreaded Eurosport commentator Simon Reed, he is a bonnie wee fighter.

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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

Djokovic 23

Murray 24

Monfils 33

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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

Why does this here not make sense:

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...Murray , ranking between 10-15

Djokovic, ranking between 70-80...
I definitely think Novak will be the highest out of the 3, say top 20 or higher maybe, I think Monfils will be around the same area, I say Murray will be around 30-40 area.

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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

Murray 2
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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

I'm saying Djokovic will stay largely where he is, Monfils will make a solid improvement and Murray will continue to rocket up the rankings.
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I'm saying Djokovic will stay largely where he is, Monfils will make a solid improvement and Murray will continue to rocket up the rankings.
Monfils will make a solid improvement by not moving in the rankings at all?

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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

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Make you 2006 end of year ranking predictions for the following players


Andy Murray

Novak Djokovic

Gael Monfils



It will be interesting to come back to this thread and see who was on the money. Here are mine

Murray , ranking between 10-15

Djokovic, ranking between 70-80

Monfils, ranking between 40-50
Why provide a range for your predictions? Optimism is cheap, so

Murray 1
Djokovic 82
Monfils 47
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Re: 2006 predictions for the young hopefuls...

Hmm
In my logical order
1. Djokovic
2. Murray
3. Monfils
But I'm 100% with aj_m2009 Djokovic would be one of the best and very soon
I THINK!! Monfils has to work in his nerves

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Djokovic is so devoid of talent I don't know why he is so popular on MTF, all the pundits are giving Murray the plaudits and the more they see him play the more optimistic their projections for his career. All I see in Djokovic is the potential for him to be a solid journeyman, his game is so unimaginative and forced that he is no different than the hundreds of other tennis factory kids. Murray is the only one that I can see that has the intangibles, the X-factor, call it what you will. The genetic offal of MTF clearly only appreciate greatness when it is in full bloom, and not whilst it is in growth. If you look at what some people here said about Federer before he broke through it is clear the average MFT denizen can't spot ability for shit.
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I'm still waiting for enanzo to appreciate the magnititude of his/her Monfils error, but it looks like I will be waiting for a while.

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