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09-11-2012 07:24 PM
wackykid
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Originally Posted by stewietennis View Post
The French Open was only held once this year I believe.
lol i too didn't noticed the typo of "Federer - French Open" ...

anyway... wonder will this trend continue...?? if so... how..? will we see the no 1 (probably djokovic) win AO2013 again...? or will we instead see no 5 (ferrer??) winning AO2013...??


regards,
wacky
09-11-2012 07:01 AM
stewietennis
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Originally Posted by ApproachShot View Post
The coincidental thing is that the first slam of the year was won by the man who occupied the #1 spot on the ATP rankings heading into the tournament (Djokovic - Australian Open), the second slam was won by the #2 ranked player (Nadal - French Open), the third slam was won by the #3 ranked player at the time (Federer - French Open) and the fourth slam was won by the #4 ranked player in the world (Murray - US Open).
The French Open was only held once this year I believe.
09-11-2012 06:45 AM
Jverweij
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

imo this is an awesome year. All I can really hope for is a surprise GS winner next year. Men's tennis just got more interesting
09-11-2012 05:57 AM
Zelyony
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

so exciting, remind me of wta 2005.
09-11-2012 05:54 AM
Tag
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Originally Posted by Litotes View Post
2003 ended with the four major winners ranked 1-4, but they were not ranked as high during the tournaments.
hmm, that's similar but not quite the same

looks like it's a first, probably because of the machine like consistency of the top 4 in this era
09-11-2012 05:49 AM
Litotes
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Originally Posted by Tag View Post
has it ever happened prior to this year?

no 1, 2, 3 and 4 ranked players sharing the grand slams

anyone know?
2003 ended with the four major winners ranked 1-4, but they were not ranked as high during the tournaments.
09-11-2012 05:47 AM
Litotes
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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The coincidental thing is that the first slam of the year was won by the man who occupied the #1 spot on the ATP rankings heading into the tournament (Djokovic - Australian Open), the second slam was won by the #2 ranked player (Nadal - French Open), the third slam was won by the #3 ranked player at the time (Federer - French Open) and the fourth slam was won by the #4 ranked player in the world (Murray - US Open).

Ranking at the start of the tournament that is - obviously there were ranking changes between the top 4 players after Wimbledon and the US Open
This is a first, at least after computer rankings were introduced in 1973.
09-11-2012 05:41 AM
Pirata.
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Originally Posted by ApproachShot View Post
The coincidental thing is that the first slam of the year was won by the man who occupied the #1 spot on the ATP rankings heading into the tournament (Djokovic - Australian Open), the second slam was won by the #2 ranked player (Nadal - French Open), the third slam was won by the #3 ranked player at the time (Federer - French Open) and the fourth slam was won by the #4 ranked player in the world (Murray - US Open).
That is pretty awesome!
09-11-2012 05:24 AM
ApproachShot
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

The coincidental thing is that the first slam of the year was won by the man who occupied the #1 spot on the ATP rankings heading into the tournament (Djokovic - Australian Open), the second slam was won by the #2 ranked player (Nadal - French Open), the third slam was won by the #3 ranked player at the time (Federer - French Open) and the fourth slam was won by the #4 ranked player in the world (Murray - US Open).

Ranking at the start of the tournament that is - obviously there were ranking changes between the top 4 players after Wimbledon and the US Open
09-11-2012 05:20 AM
Knightmace
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Originally Posted by Topspindoctor View Post
Wrong.

2006. Enough said.

A clown wielding a frying pan instead of a racquet could dominate mugs Olderer fluked his titles from (except on clay - good on Rafa for denying Server calendar slam, would have been an epic fiasco to see that sissy winning it).
u mad?
09-11-2012 05:08 AM
Pirata.
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

WTA-esque
09-11-2012 05:02 AM
Topspindoctor
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Weak era

This is probably the weakest era of all time.
Wrong.

2006. Enough said.

A clown wielding a frying pan instead of a racquet could dominate mugs Olderer fluked his titles from (except on clay - good on Rafa for denying Server calendar slam, would have been an epic fiasco to see that sissy winning it).
09-11-2012 05:00 AM
Tag
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

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Weak era

This is probably the weakest era of all time.
nah, that was 2001-2003
09-11-2012 04:53 AM
BroTree123
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

Weak era

This is probably the weakest era of all time.
09-11-2012 04:50 AM
Tag
Re: Each of the top 4 won a slam this year.

has it ever happened prior to this year?

no 1, 2, 3 and 4 ranked players sharing the grand slams

anyone know?
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