Originally Posted by shotgun
Nah, they're bad. For instance, Garcia-Lopez and Llodra are hardly nightmare-ish final opponents. In the case of Nieminen you have to excuse him for losing to Federer a couple of times but that's it. 1-10 is ridiculous for a player of his calibre.
Nonsense. Nieminen has almost always faced top calibre opponents and I think only once or so has been higher ranked in the final. Ditto for Benneteau.
You may want to compare to someone like Tursunov who is 7-2 on ATP finals, but his opponents have mostly been clowns.