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Old 12-08-2012, 03:43 AM   #7
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Default Re: Who is closer to reaching a semifinal in a Grand Slam? Almagro or Tipsarevic?

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Originally Posted by BroTree123 View Post
Almagro wasn't even close to winning in those three QF matches he played at RG, but understandable given he met Nadal in each of them.

Tipsarevic is/was closer IMO, because he held a winning position to be in a SF (unlike Almagro). Blew the chance of a life time in that 5th set, and hasn't been the same since
With regards to Tipsarevic, he had the benefit of being a top eight seed this year at the US Open, and Ferrer was his opponent in the quarter-finals. A golden opportunity, indeed.

With Nadal coming back, that pushes Janko out if the top eight, and also means he'll more than likely have to beat a top four member to reach the semi-finals. Something I don't think he's capable of in a grand slam.
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