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Most impressive this year?

betterthanhenman
07-02-2010, 01:34 AM
Who so far this year has impressed you the most?

For me it's Nadal, Hewitt and Dolgopolov in that order.

(I'm aware this is always subject to change, especially if Berdych or Murray for example wins Wimbledon)

emotion
07-02-2010, 02:48 AM
Berdych!!!!!! And Melzer

tennisfan856
07-02-2010, 02:56 AM
Dolgopolov's quick maturity on the tennis tour.
Berdych's consistency with great results and drastically improved mental toughness since Indian Wells

Filo V.
07-02-2010, 03:14 AM
Dolgo is definitely up there. His maturity and ability to quickly acclimate himself to the ATP tour has been very impressive. For me, it has to be Nadal, especially if he wins Wimbledon. The ability to come back from being injured last year and the start of this year to get to all SF outside of one tournament in return and potentially win 2 majors is amazing. I would also have to put Berdych up there, for showing he can consistently threaten and beat top players in critical moments, which is something he had not shown.

FlameOn
07-02-2010, 06:11 AM
Berdych for sure. Also Gulbis (he was SO unlucky to be injured in the last two slams :mad:).

Nadal for his clay sweep was also impressive. :hatoff:

Verdasco's Wimbledon loss was unimpressive, I hope he can redeem himself. :)

Danni John
07-02-2010, 08:22 AM
Obviously it is Big John Isner

gorgo1986
07-02-2010, 08:44 AM
1) Nadal- He had not won a tournament in quite a while, after his 2009 Roland Garros loss people were doubting him ever coming back to the top, now he has won three straight Masters and Roland Garros only dropping two sets along the way. He is back to number one and has a great chance to win Wimbledon.

2) Berdych- He has finally proven himself in the slams, is playing the tennis of his life.

3) Soderling- proved that he has a place in the top 5.

4) Gulbis- Proven that he can take out some of those big names.

5) Ferrer- has had a really good season so far(aside from Roland Garros). Will be top ten soon.

* would have had Verdasco in their since he was finally living up to his potential and beating some top names but his bad scheduling has somewhat ruined his season/health.

ossie
07-02-2010, 09:06 AM
rafa for obvious reasons

soderling, if it wasnt for rafa this guy couldve won rg and wimbly this year

berdych is living up to his potential and looking like hes top 5 material also a favourite for wimbly moreso than djoker and murray

Danni John
07-02-2010, 09:26 AM
No one votes for Big John except me

gorgo1986
07-02-2010, 09:34 AM
No one votes for Big John except me

While John's year has been impressive and while his Wimbledon was historic, I believe he has it in him to do much much more.

Danni John
07-02-2010, 09:53 AM
While John's year has been impressive and while his Wimbledon was historic, I believe he has it in him to do much much more.

Obviously

then it is his favorite surface Fast Hard

I hope he can do well in the USO;););)

samanosuke
07-02-2010, 10:00 AM
Ljubicic

Bargearse
07-02-2010, 10:30 AM
I've been impressed by Gulbis. He was really down and out. Losing in the first round every tournament, picking up prostitutes... Maybe it was those few minutes in jail that gave him the motivation he needed to play some good tennis. He has had an excellent year - too bad about the injury. Hopefully he'll be back and in good form for the US Open.

born_on_clay
07-02-2010, 11:34 AM
Nadal, Berdych, Melzer

Sapeod
07-02-2010, 11:39 AM
Dolgopolov and Berdych.

Isner and Mahut get an honourable mention for 1 match.

Leo
07-02-2010, 03:31 PM
The same as everyone else, really. Nadal, Soderling, Berdych, Melzer, Ferrer. Youzhny and Isner carrying impressive form over from end of 2009. Also nod to Querry and Gulbis.

Certinfy
07-03-2010, 12:21 PM
Berdych and Melzer.

Not really surprised by Rafa as it was NID he would own the clay court season.

henke007
07-03-2010, 12:24 PM
Except for Rafa offcourse its Soda and Birdie!!

your_valentine
07-03-2010, 12:25 PM
My babygurl Lleyton :kiss: Also Isner for winning that epic 1R match :worship:

brent-o
07-03-2010, 02:25 PM
Berdych has impressed me. I didn't think he'd ever get to the point where he could confidently knock out top players and go deep in Slams. It was nice to be wrong.

Nadal has of course been impressive too. There were some questions if he'd get back to good form when clay season rolls around, and he dispelled those pretty convincingly.

And I'll second the nomination of Mahut and Isner. Impressive indeed.

Mjau!
07-04-2010, 12:38 AM
Robin - he has exceeded my expectations.

Sunset of Age
07-04-2010, 12:50 AM
Rafa, Tomas, Robin. :)

And of course Mahut/Isner, as well as Haase & De Bakker.

Luinir
07-04-2010, 12:57 AM
Oscar Hernandez. Great losing streak.

bad gambler
07-06-2010, 05:26 AM
Berdych - it's taken a while but he may finally start putting up consistent results across all surfaces

straitup
07-06-2010, 05:33 AM
In terms of players near the top, Soderling has been great to see as he hasn't disappointed since his big upset last year. Berdych has pulled it together mentally and hopefully will keep it up. Nadal of course...and Tsonga is an honorable mention for his 5 set record :lol: . Oh and also Almagro, he's seeming to be more consistent than ever. Lastly, Ferrer and Ferrero get a mention for their clay seasons

In terms of other players, Isner and Mahut get a nod for the match...but Isner also for probably playing one of his best first halves of the season (even though he frankly should be doing a bit better), and Mahut for all of Wimbledon. Dolgo has been fun to see rise up, De Bakker has improved, Brands has popped up all of a sudden. Querrey too, if only he hadn't gotten burned out at RG.

I♥PsY@Mus!c
07-06-2010, 05:36 AM
Ivan - winning his 1st TMS
Robin - last year he beat Nadal and this year he beat Federer,shame he can't win FO.
Tomas - 1st time for playing GS semi and final
Lleyton - beat Federer again after a long time
Nico & John - impressive at Wimby,not sure about upcoming tourneys,hope they both will be.

BackhandMissile
07-06-2010, 05:51 AM
Robin "it wasn't a fluke" Soderling

Tomas Berdych with the semi-final version of the Borg double