stebs

06-02-2006, 08:36 PM

Okay, I'm bored. If you are too then join me in ranking the following players in several categories. Marks out of ten:

Federer - Nadal - Ljubicic - Nalbandian - Roddick - Davydenko

Forehand

Federer - 10

Roddick/Nadal - 8

Nalbandian/Ljubicic/Davydenko - 6

Backhand

Nalbandian - 9

Ljubicic - 8

Nadal - 7

Federer/Davydenko - 6

Roddick - 5

Serve

Ljubicic - 10

Roddick - 9

Federer - 8

Nadal/Davydenko - 6

Nalbandian - 5

Return

Nalbandian - 9

Federer/Nadal - 8

Davydenko - 6

Ljubicic/Roddick - 5

Volley

Federer - 8

Ljubicic/Nadal/Nalbandian - 6

Davydenko/Roddick - 5

Defence

Nadal - 10

Nalbandian/Federer - 8

Davydenko - 7

Roddick - 6

Ljubicic - 5

Mentality

Nadal - 10

Federer - 8

Davydenko - 7

Ljubicic - 6

Nalbandian/Roddick - 5

All round on Hard

Federer - 10

Ljubicic - 9

Roddick/Nadal/Nalbandian - 8

Davydenko - 6

All round on Clay

Nadal - 10

Federer - 8

Nalbandian/Davydenko - 7

Ljubicic - 6

Roddick - 4

All round on grass

Federer - 10

Roddick - 8

Nalbandian - 7

Ljubicic/Davydenko/Nadal - 5

This is what I got when I added up the points.

Overall

Federer..... - 84/100 - 8.4

Nadal........ - 79/100 - 7.9

Nalbandian - 70/100 - 7

Ljubicic...... - 65/100 - 6.5

Roddick..... - 63/100 - 6.3

Davydenko. - 61/100 - 6.1

It agrees with the rankings interestingly. I tried to be as objective as I could.

Federer - Nadal - Ljubicic - Nalbandian - Roddick - Davydenko

Forehand

Federer - 10

Roddick/Nadal - 8

Nalbandian/Ljubicic/Davydenko - 6

Backhand

Nalbandian - 9

Ljubicic - 8

Nadal - 7

Federer/Davydenko - 6

Roddick - 5

Serve

Ljubicic - 10

Roddick - 9

Federer - 8

Nadal/Davydenko - 6

Nalbandian - 5

Return

Nalbandian - 9

Federer/Nadal - 8

Davydenko - 6

Ljubicic/Roddick - 5

Volley

Federer - 8

Ljubicic/Nadal/Nalbandian - 6

Davydenko/Roddick - 5

Defence

Nadal - 10

Nalbandian/Federer - 8

Davydenko - 7

Roddick - 6

Ljubicic - 5

Mentality

Nadal - 10

Federer - 8

Davydenko - 7

Ljubicic - 6

Nalbandian/Roddick - 5

All round on Hard

Federer - 10

Ljubicic - 9

Roddick/Nadal/Nalbandian - 8

Davydenko - 6

All round on Clay

Nadal - 10

Federer - 8

Nalbandian/Davydenko - 7

Ljubicic - 6

Roddick - 4

All round on grass

Federer - 10

Roddick - 8

Nalbandian - 7

Ljubicic/Davydenko/Nadal - 5

This is what I got when I added up the points.

Overall

Federer..... - 84/100 - 8.4

Nadal........ - 79/100 - 7.9

Nalbandian - 70/100 - 7

Ljubicic...... - 65/100 - 6.5

Roddick..... - 63/100 - 6.3

Davydenko. - 61/100 - 6.1

It agrees with the rankings interestingly. I tried to be as objective as I could.