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Most successful American young'n

The Freak
02-17-2007, 04:58 PM
Which young American will have the most successful pro career when all is said and done.

1. Sam Querrey
2. Donald Young
3. Scoville Jenkins
4. Other

Action Jackson
02-17-2007, 05:00 PM
Just Cause has another pretender to the throne.

Phil Simmonds

El Legenda
02-17-2007, 05:00 PM
Donna Young might be able to win a WTA match :)

The Freak
02-17-2007, 05:01 PM
Donald Young is just 17 years old, give him a few years.

El Legenda
02-17-2007, 05:03 PM
Donald Young is just 17 years old, give him a few years.

when he was 14, all the "experts" said he would be winning ATP titles by now :rolleyes:

The Freak
02-17-2007, 05:07 PM
Querrey is slow, when was the last time somebody slow won a Grand Slam. Once Young gets his teeth into the ATP tour, his confidence will rise as well as his success.

zicofirol
02-17-2007, 08:14 PM
Querrey is slow, when was the last time somebody slow won a Grand Slam. Once Young gets his teeth into the ATP tour, his confidence will rise as well as his success.

Del Potro, most recent succesful 17 year odl was winning challengers by that time, not losing in two set in Costa Rica F1...

Deboogle!.
02-17-2007, 08:24 PM
Querrey is slow, when was the last time somebody slow won a Grand Slam. Once Young gets his teeth into the ATP tour, his confidence will rise as well as his success.he actually moves pretty decently, considering he's 6'6.

I think he'll be the most successful, because he has the most weapons. Maybe when Young goes through his major growth spurt he will develop some weapons, but when's the last time a guy won a Slam with no weapons either?

gusman890
02-17-2007, 08:42 PM
Out of the Americans?

No doubt Sam Querrey, hes not even 12 months into his pro debut yet, so he is *still* a Rookie, and hes already in the top 100, thats remarkable by its self. Beaten some good people, Took Nadal to 3 last summer, the kids got game.

the others are still improving, but right now, Sams the best we have to offer.

Burrow
02-17-2007, 08:59 PM
he actually moves pretty decently, considering he's 6'6.

I think he'll be the most successful, because he has the most weapons. Maybe when Young goes through his major growth spurt he will develop some weapons, but when's the last time a guy won a Slam with no weapons either?

How olds Young? 17? major growth spurt? he's not going to grow much more, his height is no excuse.

El Legenda
02-17-2007, 09:51 PM
but when's the last time a guy won a Slam with no weapons either?

2003 US Open winner :D

Deboogle!.
02-17-2007, 10:05 PM
How olds Young? 17? major growth spurt? he's not going to grow much more, his height is no excuse.As far as I know, he hasn't had his growth spurt yet. Many guys keep growing well past 17. 2003 US Open winner :D:yawn: :yawn: Getting old, dude.

DrJules
02-17-2007, 10:10 PM
he actually moves pretty decently, considering he's 6'6.

I think he'll be the most successful, because he has the most weapons. Maybe when Young goes through his major growth spurt he will develop some weapons, but when's the last time a guy won a Slam with no weapons either?

There are 2 issues that I always feel effect such tall players; movement and injuries. The tallest player to win a grand slam in recent times is Richard Krajicek 6'5, but his career was continually troubled by injury. It is the major question that I have against the exceptional Juan Martin Del Potro 6'5 although based on a video link on another thread he seems a very good mover, but can he avoid injuries.

Tennis players may be taller than average, but wait to see if the giants take over.:unsure:

RickDaStick
02-17-2007, 10:11 PM
Which young American will have the most successful pro career when all is said and done.

1. Sam Querrey
2. Donald Young
3. Scoville Jenkins
4. Other


None of this clowns will ever be top 10.

BigAlbinoDonky
02-17-2007, 10:13 PM
None of this clowns will ever be top 10.

While I agree, I think it's hilarious that a Ljubicic homer is calling anyone a clown.

Deboogle!.
02-17-2007, 10:23 PM
There are 2 issues that I always feel effect such tall players; movement and injuries. The tallest player to win a grand slam in recent times is Richard Krajicek 6'5, but his career was continually troubled by injury. It is the major question that I have against the exceptional Juan Martin Del Potro 6'5 although based on a video link on another thread he seems a very good mover, but can he avoid injuries.

Tennis players may be taller than average, but wait to see if the giants take over.:unsure:Well, that will remain to be seen. I haven't seen del Potro play, but Sam plays a huge game, not too physically demanding. So we'll have to see where he goes and what happens.

I think it's fair to mention that as little as about a year and a half ago, ago, this kid was just playing after school tennis in high school. He didn't go to an academy, he didn't play practically any junior tennis, etc. So the fact that he's now in the top 100 after less than a year on tour is pretty impressive. So, we'll see where he goes and what happens.

Action Jackson
02-18-2007, 09:32 AM
There are 2 issues that I always feel effect such tall players; movement and injuries. The tallest player to win a grand slam in recent times is Richard Krajicek 6'5, but his career was continually troubled by injury. It is the major question that I have against the exceptional Juan Martin Del Potro 6'5 although based on a video link on another thread he seems a very good mover, but can he avoid injuries.

Tennis players may be taller than average, but wait to see if the giants take over.:unsure:

Krajicek had a major growth spurt in his late teens.

Klaas_nalbandian
02-18-2007, 09:34 AM
Krajicek had a major growth spurt in his late teens.

yeah he was very tiny