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Old 02-01-2013, 12:57 AM   #53
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Default Re: Djokovic: "The same Slams as Edberg and Becker? I got shivers..."

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Originally Posted by stewietennis View Post
I see you're not disputing Bjorkman. I saw Enqvist when he was still playing and didn't know who to cheer for in that AO final, but compared to now, I'm not really that impressed looking back. Seemed more like a Fernando Gonzales with less power. And I don't think Gonzales broke into the Top 3 during his peak. I agree, more talented than Johansson but at least Johansson's ability matched his highest ranking. I watched Norman during the Sydney Olympics but wasn't really impressed from what I remember. I watched the Corretja match against Moya and he looked as hapless as Murray does now.
Norman was a clay courter. Hard courts weren't his forte.

Corretja lost that one yes but he gave Guga a great battle in 2001.

Enqvist is one of the more frustrating talents of the late 90s/early 00s. Didn't fulfil it despite conditions far more favourable to him than those with similar games today. 1999 was his big chance against Kafelnikov and he didn't come through.

I agree Bjorkman was weaker. Didn't win a singles TMS I don't think. Two slam semis the highlight of his singles career at least.
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