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Forum: General Messages   01-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,529
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Kei Nishikori : "I'm not comfortable (being World No. 5)"

pretty sure he means that regardless of her high rank, she gets to the later rounds in slams but plays poorly and hasn't capitalized on any opportunity to win a slam or to gain #1 yet.
Forum: General Messages   01-27-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,529
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Kei Nishikori : "I'm not comfortable (being World No. 5)"

cilic was playing really well that USO, both federer and tired kei really had no chance against him. but of course he's returned to his usual inconsistent form so that's why people think it's a fluke...
Forum: General Messages   11-14-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,571
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Bagels received by the big 4

As much as some people like to bash fed or fedfans, and even if people don't agree he's the best ever, there's really no contest that Federer is the most consistent player ever. He was bageled a...
Forum: General Messages   11-14-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Why aren't there more asian players in the top 100?

Enough people have already talked about lack of infrastructure (investment into facilities, coaches, players) and general lack of interest in the sport when compared to western countries, so I won't...
Forum: General Messages   09-08-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5,570
Views: 161,093
Posted By eclecticist
Re: 2012 Live Commentary

lol did murray hit a non-slice shot in that last point?
Forum: General Messages   07-26-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By eclecticist
Re: why isn't nadal able to win off clay?

his game is anchored on defense based around his unyielding stamina, which is very taxing on the body and knees so it is much more effective on clay than off of it. he was able to win everywhere when...
Forum: General Messages   07-25-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 167,102
Posted By eclecticist
Re: David Pics Ferrer

maybe the writer is a member of MTF :haha:
Forum: General Messages   07-24-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,322
Posted By eclecticist
Re: How impressive is Nadal's 50-29 record vs. rest of top 4?

see, the thing is, so many of his matches against the top 4 are played on clay because the rest of the top 4 (barring perhaps murray) can consistently get to the SF and F of clay events, whereas...
Forum: General Messages   07-09-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Hawkeye at Murray* 3-4 Federer

hawkeye doesn't track the trajectory of the ball, only the spot it landed and the rough position from where it was hit. notice how hawkeye shows very smooth trajectories on screen for all shots...
Forum: General Messages   07-09-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By eclecticist
Re: WWW: Newport the 5th Slam

djokovic should have asked for a WC so that fed wont overtake total weeks at no.1 :haha:
Forum: General Messages   07-09-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By eclecticist
Re: A more competitive : Who will win more slams

this thread reminded me of someone's sig which said federer and murray have more combined slams between them (16 - with murray contributing 0) than nadal and djokovic (11 - back when nadal had 9 and...
Forum: General Messages   07-03-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,677
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Nole to win Wimbledon 110%

as was nadal beating rosol in the second round
Forum: General Messages   06-29-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Is Dynamic Seeding a good idea?

It is called a DRAW for a reason.
Forum: General Messages   05-09-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 16,876
Posted By eclecticist
Forum: General Messages   05-02-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Who can stop "Novak Slam"?

djokovic better win RG, it will be a slap in the face to nadulltards who claim H2H or record in slam finals as reason why federer isn't GOAT.
Forum: General Messages   01-04-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,101
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Fed/Rafa/Djoker: how often they've faced the top 5

sure, federer had some luck with his slam wins, especially with his first wimbledon title, but considering that he won virtually every slam from 2004-2007 other than RG and 05 AO, you can't really...
Forum: General Messages   11-19-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,154
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Is Rafa the greatest Grand Slam Final player in history?

AO
Federer: 4
Nadal: 1

FO
Federer: 1
Nadal: 6

Wimbledon
Federer: 6
Forum: General Messages   10-29-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,073
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Djokovic is closer to Federer or Nadal?

this. not sure why OP asked this question, because djokovic's style really isn't that close to either of their styles. but obviously, if an answer must be forced, then it would be nadal.
Forum: General Messages   10-29-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By eclecticist
Re: By the time of 2020, all aspects concerned the strongest tennis-base region?

definitely not the US. in the US tennis is not taken seriously as a top sport, perhaps owing to it being an individual sport, and also its seen more as casual entertainment and a spectator sport. the...
Forum: General Messages   10-15-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 110,358
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Nadal needs to hit with more topspin

his game is a very physically demanding one. not only in the sense of stamina, but also in terms of timing and footwork. he already has a lot of mileage and is much older in tennis terms than...
Forum: General Messages   10-15-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Comparing "Top 4" on a few career stats from the ATP.

3940*.43=1694.2

So basically Djokovic and Murray have around the same number of break chances but Djokovic is more effective.

What I really want to know is what federer's bp converstion rate...
Forum: General Messages   10-14-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,950
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Is Nadal trying to take the tour finals from London? He is complaining about taxe

obviously...he knows he will retire soon and is trying to earn as much money as he can before he does
Forum: General Messages   10-09-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By eclecticist
Re: WWW Shanghai R1: [Q] Lu v [10] Roddick

he beat verdasco in madrid :haha:
Forum: General Messages   10-09-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,106
Views: 101,910
Posted By eclecticist
Re: 2011 Live Commentary Thread

if murray hit his BH DTL more convicingly instead of close to the center of the court all the time he may be close to serving for the match already...
Forum: General Messages   10-09-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,062
Posted By eclecticist
Re: Predictions for the top 5 rankings in five years time

even though i've previously said it's pointless to predict, it's still safe to make a few assumptions. out of the current top 4, murray is actually the most likely to still be in the top 5 in 5...
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