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Will Roger lose his No 4 Ranking to Ferrer or Tsonga next year

jcempire
10-13-2011, 06:01 PM
I think it's going to happen for 30 years old

Ferrer or Tsonga both get close to No 4.

LawrenceOfTennis
10-13-2011, 06:03 PM
Will Wawrinka crack top 3 before Roland Garros? :D
So,answering the question, I can't see it coming. Federer won't have many points to defend, I think he will finish 2012 in top 4 considering the clown field.

MaxPower
10-13-2011, 06:06 PM
We'll see. I think Del Potro or a fully recovered Soderling are bigger threats to #4 than Tsonga or Ferrer for the next season. At least if you mean year-end ranking.

RoddickFan.
10-13-2011, 06:08 PM
Federer is way better than those two to get his ranking snatched by them. Ferrer is a clay courter and average on hard courts, while Tsonga is very inconsistent and still clowning around. For one, Federer doesn't lose to mugs like Nieminen, Bogomolov or Nishikori. This already shows why he is above them in the rankings and it will stay that way.

Luinir
10-13-2011, 06:08 PM
Roger will be number 2 next year.

EddieNero
10-13-2011, 07:56 PM
Yeah, Federer to lose number four rankings to slamless 30-year grinder or brainless ballbasher.

LawrenceOfTennis
10-13-2011, 07:56 PM
Roger will be number 2 next year.

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mooncreek
10-13-2011, 08:24 PM
I'd like to point out that if Ferrer actually wins Shanghai, he'd be 485 points behind Roger in the YTD rankings. He's not as far away from Federer as you'd think from the gap in the 12-month version. Ferrer did little at the end of last year but racked up the points from Jan-March. It wouldn't be a long stay at #4 but the potential for that seeding at the Australian Open is there (recall that del Potro and Soderling pulled it off at that exact point in the year).

That said, Ferrer will be turning 30 next year and he's had a very fortunate draw at some hard court events. While it's possible to maybe snatch #4 for a week or so, I don't see that lasting.

Tsonga has a shot. He's got no points to defend in Paris, could win a match or two at WTF, did poorly at AO last year where he's had runs in the past. More likely del Potro can make a lasting run. He has nothing to defend until February - and they're 250s - so good Paris and AO runs could cause serious problems.

Sham Kay
10-13-2011, 08:25 PM
Keep yerr knickers on. The man hasn't lost his number 3 ranking yet.

guga2120
10-13-2011, 08:26 PM
Hopefully it happens. Big difference between being #5 vs 4 in the draws. Regardless of seeding though the "doha champ" is not winning anything that actually matters, master series/slams unless the top 3 are not playing or injured.

Time Violation
10-13-2011, 08:33 PM
Tsonga no way, Ferrer could have a shot if he stays healthy and doesn't miss anything important, but I doubt it.

GOAT = Fed
10-13-2011, 08:36 PM
Don't really see it coming tbh. Could be #4 for a long time, but if Murray/Nadal/Djokovic have a bad start next year and Roger plays very well he can get back to #3. We'll see. Would be disheartening to see Roger to 5 though :sad:

Sapeod
10-13-2011, 08:48 PM
Keep yerr knickers on. The man hasn't lost his number 3 ranking yet.
Murray is almost 1500 points ahead of him in the race, so he pretty much has.

Sham Kay
10-13-2011, 08:55 PM
Murray is almost 1500 points ahead of him in the race, so he pretty much has.
Pretty much isn't good enough. I want him to see him fall down.. CHINA TOWN.



That's me trying to incite this smilie: :confused:


But the point remains.

Sham Kay
10-13-2011, 08:58 PM
Well obviously if Fed wins Paris and WTF and Murray loses early in both Paris and WTF then yeah, it's not guaranteed. Sheesh, when did I become so pessimistic..

Well Fed still has time to finish strong, like last season.

Sapeod
10-13-2011, 09:02 PM
Federer will HAVE to win Paris and WTF if he wants to keep his #3 ranking. Anything other than that and he'll lose it.

Sonja1989
10-13-2011, 09:07 PM
I doubt it. Federer is still good for top 4.

r2473
10-13-2011, 09:12 PM
Roger will be number 2 next year.

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Pirata.
10-13-2011, 09:16 PM
Ferrer is a clay courter and average on hard courts

Two semifinals at two different hard court majors and a final at an indoor masters cup is pretty good for a clay courter.

henke007
10-13-2011, 11:01 PM
:haha::spit::scratch::zzz:

jcempire
10-14-2011, 01:41 AM
Two semifinals at two different hard court majors and a final at an indoor masters cup is pretty good for a clay courter.

you got the point

Mountaindewslave
10-14-2011, 02:53 AM
No way. even a declining Federer is much better than these two. Tsonga could be a possibility if he weren't so inconsistant

shiaben
10-14-2011, 03:48 AM
No that will be Murray.

Topspindoctor
10-14-2011, 03:55 AM
Would be a disaster for the game if Olderer allowed mugs like Mouthray, Clownga and Pushrrer take the #3 spot. This geezer better pick his game up :o