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Old 10-07-2012, 11:12 AM   #16
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Impressive - Delpo

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Don't pretend you don't know what he is talking about, but at least there Murray beat Nole very convincingly so it is reasonable to assume he could have won it even if Federer was not tired.
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Impressive - Delpo

Deserving - Murray
Yeah, i agree with that
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Do you really believe it speaks for him in comparison with Delpo?

Wouldn`t argue with other arguments though.
Yeah. It shows he is always a contender for the slams. Aside from his one win he has also come close on many other ocasions unlike Del Potro.


As for whose win was most impressive, it is close. Beating Nadal/Federer back to back is an amazing achievement. However, considering the circumstances I still give the edge to Murray. After what he had been through in other slam finals and been 2 sets up in this one before getting taken back to 2-2 against someone with Djokovic's reputation for come backs/winning long matches, to do what he did in that 5th set was incredible.
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Here we go, mug thread.
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Default Re: Which USO win was more impressive/deserving? Delpo or Murray?

I feel Delpo beating Fedal back to back was more impressive, but Murray paid his dues more. What else has Delpo done apart from the US Open?
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What else has Delpo done apart from the US Open?
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Default Re: Which USO win was more impressive/deserving? Delpo or Murray?

I think beating Djokovic in a hard-court slam is more impressive.

However Del Potro certainly won his in a thunderous and entertaining style.
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Delpo's Gs was more impressive. That's a fact.
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Agree.

I don't really agree with the concept of "deserving" - if you win it you deserve it, if you don't win, you don't. But allowing for the idea that someone SHOULD win a slam, then Murray paid his dues and got there in the end.
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The more "impressive" one was Delpo's though, because it was a bigger surprise, slaughtered Nadal/ beat Federer in 2 days.
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Both players deserved the title but I'm far more impressed with Del Potro. You cannot argue with that.
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Comparing Potro to Murray.

Murray won his slam in his fifth final. He had won many other big tournaments with an Olympic gold and 8 masters title. Potro has nothing other than his slam, no other finals, master titles etc.

we aren't comparing murray and delpo, we are comparing their us open title, read the title tardray


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Both players deserved the title but I'm far more impressed with Del Potro. You cannot argue with that.
This.

For me with Murray it's more of a begrudging deservedness with him gradually getting closer over the years, whereas with Del Potro it was an inarguably impressive performance.
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Delpo's. First man to beat Fedal back to back in a Slam.

Hope he can fully overcome his injuries, peak and go one step further and become the first man to beat Federer, Nadal and Djokovic back to back in a Slam
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