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01-22-2013 05:58 PM
Lee
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

1. Almagro, he is funnier plus I still have a hard time with what Stan did to his family.
2. Stan is more talent in folding like a cheap tent while Almagro is magnificent in choking. So it's a tie.
3. I bet on Ferrero will work some magic on Almagro so he is my pick.
01-22-2013 05:38 PM
duong
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

1. Stan, but not by far as I like Nico as well, and I rather prefer watching Almagro on an average day, Stan is better to watch and has more variety in his best days but can be painful, playing quite slow and only in rhythm when he's not in great form, Almagro will usually make more shots ;
2. don't answer, I have a problem with the notion of "talent", the definition is not precise at all ;
3. pretty even imo

An interesting question could be who has the better backhand and I personally think it's Stan.

But Almagro has a better serve for sure, and also a better forehand imo.

For both the movement is their major problem, although it's a little bit for different reasons imo : for Almagro, the major problem is quickness, for Stan the major problem is the balance imo.
01-22-2013 05:19 PM
Lemon Water
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

Almagro will finish with better numbers and more talented than Wawarinka. Like neither player because both are awful chokers.
01-22-2013 05:11 PM
Time Violation
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

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Originally Posted by End da Game View Post
almagro, because he annoys berdshit, and anything to piss off berdshit is good for tennis
01-22-2013 04:30 PM
End da Game
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

almagro, because he annoys berdshit, and anything to piss off berdshit is good for tennis
01-22-2013 03:36 PM
orangehat
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

Almagro's attitude is just for me

Also Wawrinka's backhand is IMO a lot more natural than Almagro's backhand. Though on the other hand Stan's FH going down the line is pretty shockingly awful.
01-22-2013 03:00 PM
Vinceremo
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

1- Almagro by far, in fact he's one of my favourite players. His game, when clicking, is fantastic with displays of god-like shotmaking. Of course he needs to work on consistency, playing smarter at times and the mental aspect betrays him in important moments but, still, I think he's far more entertaining to watch than Stan. Personality wise seems like a cool dude too IMO, despite being prone to losing it on court.

2- Almagro edges it by a little by way of having better shots, but contrary to previous answers I think Stan is more stable with his level during matches and defends better on faster courts.

3- tough to call, again leaning towards Almagro but a MS title from either (achievable) could change things up. this one is a toss up though!
01-22-2013 02:34 PM
Raiden
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

Almugro, because he pwn3s fatwawa when it comes to movement


01-22-2013 12:45 PM
Looner
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

I prefer Wawa and his game. I haven't watched Almagro for ages, as I am allergic to his face.
01-22-2013 12:33 PM
MaxPower
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

1. Wawrinka. Nice attitude. Respects his opponents

2. Almagro. More complete player (movement, defense a bit lacking for Stan)

3. Almagro. Better vulture. He has double digit titles already and can easily finish his career with 20+ titles and a ton of cash.
01-22-2013 12:31 PM
BroTree123
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

Godwrinka.
01-22-2013 12:28 PM
asmazif
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

it's very close, I prefer Stan to watch, but do also like Magro's ballstriking - both fairly even in terms of natural tennis talent, I'd say. Career's are so even - as you said, Magro has way more titles, and Stan has the top player wins. Stan does have better MS results, though (and a Gold medal )... give the slight edge to him. Absolutely not a clue who will finish with the better career, coin flip imo.
01-22-2013 09:04 AM
Mountaindewslave
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

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Originally Posted by StatRacket View Post
Both 27, both 6 foot, have the same career high of #9 with their best GS results being multiple QFs.

Both aggressive baseliners, both have amazing single handed backhands and powerful serves.

Both in the shadows of their countrymen and both very prone to mental lapses.

Both are best on clay, Nicolas pips Stan here but Wawrinka is superior on hard.

Head-to-head is 4-3 to Wawrinka (6-3 at all levels), but Almagro won their only GS match (at the 2012 AO)

Almagro has had the better career (way more titles and GS QFs), but Stan has wins over the very top players (Murray at the US Open and Federer at Monte Carlo) and has reached a Masters Series final. Almagro did beat Murray at Roland Garros but before Murray was top 10.

So, three questions:
Who do you like more (and why)?
Who is more talented?
Who will finish with the better career (poll question)?
Stan after he wins US Open this year wiill undeniably be the more impressive of the two
01-22-2013 08:53 AM
Caesar1844
Re: Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

1. Stan. Because his backhand is sexier and he seems to have a better attitude.
2. Almagro. His game feels more balanced, and he has more wins over top-tier players than Wawrinka.
3. Almagro. Stan would have to do something pretty damn impressive to go past him now.

Aside from his impressive performance the other night, Stan's pretty predictable. He beats who he's expected to beat and loses to who he's expected to lose to. OTOH Almagro has shown a few times that (on clay at least) he is capable of beating quality players on his day.
01-22-2013 08:26 AM
n8
Compare Almagro and Wawrinka

Both 27, both 6 foot, have the same career high of #9 with their best GS results being multiple QFs.

Both aggressive baseliners, both have amazing single handed backhands and powerful serves.

Both in the shadows of their countrymen and both very prone to mental lapses.

Both are best on clay, Nicolas pips Stan here but Wawrinka is superior on hard.

Head-to-head is 4-3 to Wawrinka (6-3 at all levels), but Almagro won their only GS match (at the 2012 AO)

Almagro has had the better career (way more titles and GS QFs), but Stan has wins over the very top players (Murray at the US Open and Federer at Monte Carlo) and has reached a Masters Series final. Almagro did beat Murray at Roland Garros but before Murray was top 10.

So, three questions:
Who do you like more (and why)?
Who is more talented?
Who will finish with the better career (poll question)?

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