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Question Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Is it because he is a late blossom?
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Yes he is not rented nearly enough. Perhaps his rates are too high?
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Because he shows very little personality and emotion on court or off and he plays a very sound technical game which could be considered boring be some viewers (I love watching him play personally).
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

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Is it because he is a late blossom?
Just for future reference, it's underrated, overrated etc, because I noticed you misspelled it the same way in a thread a while back.

I'd say:
- because he isn't considered good looking
- his style of play isn't particularly flashy
- he doesn't appear to be a particularly charismatic character (from what I've read and heard of him from others)
- while he goes deep into Master's Series and GS tournaments, he hasn't won one

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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Quite frankly, I don't think he is gigolo material. He should take himself out of the rental market.

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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Because he hasn't won any big tournaments nor has he beaten the current top 4 players within the last 1-2 years.
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

It's cos he's balding rapidly.

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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

He beats who he's expected to beat and loses to who he's expected to lose to, really.

He's a good player - a very persistent player with some great groundies, solid but not flashy and he doesn't have a killer weapon against the very best - they find a way to get past him.
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Shame really - he's a cute little fixer-upper
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

the roof needs work but a decent rear aspect
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

might be worth checking the guttering too
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

Underatted, anyone whose name is not Federer/Nadal is underrated in your definition then.
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

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the roof needs work but a decent rear aspect
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Re: Why is Davydenko so underrented?

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Underatted, anyone whose name is not Federer/Nadal is underrated in your definition then.
Ratted, rented, - let's call the whole thing off.

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