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Old 10-18-2012, 08:42 AM   #367
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Default Re: Monday 16/7/12 Roger Federer breaks the all time weeks at no. 1 record. CONGRATS

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Originally Posted by Arakasi View Post
Federer being so dominant helps Nadal's numbers in this case. If he'd had less of a stranglehold on the #1 ranking then Nadal might have stolen it a few times in '05-'07. Even though he'd have more weeks at #1 it would be over 3,4,5+ stretches so his "efficiency" would fall.
That is of course true, but he was never close to it. Federer had a really commanding lead throughout. His lead was never below 1500 points, which today corresponds to 3000 points - a Slam and a Masters. If there should have been back-and-forth then 2008-10 would have been the time for it.
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