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Old 06-02-2007, 07:04 PM   #16
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I think we should divise this debate in categories : best at this, this and that. That would be more interesting, don't you think? ;shrug:

Even if i agree with Agent Zero that the rankings are far from being everything yet I don't think there's any French player who is the best absolutely. If one can be during a period of time, he'll never be the French number one absolutely or if so, we'll only know in a lot of time.
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Old 06-02-2007, 07:18 PM   #17
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Okay, lets do it that way, the best shots from all of the French players:

Best Serve- Monfils
Best forehand- Monfils
Best one-handed backhand- Gasquet
Best two-handed backhand- Mathieu
Best volleys- Llodra
Most speed- Monfils
Best mental game- ?
Most heart(fight)- Monfils
Most athletic- Monfils
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Old 06-02-2007, 07:41 PM   #18
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Okay, lets do it that way, the best shots from all of the French players:

Best Serve- Monfils
Best forehand- Monfils
Best backhand- Gasquet
Best volleys- Llodra
Most speed- Monfils
Best mental game- ?
Most heart(fight)- Monfils
Most athletic- Monfils
This one is the million dollar question, a real enigma to think about
And I would still put PHM as best FH right now.
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Old 06-03-2007, 07:46 AM   #19
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The rankings don't determine the best players in exact order, do they?
Even if the ranking might not reflect the actual form of a player at a certain period, it ultimately determins a player's level.
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Gael plays too erratically. He just hit any shot anytime without thinking. In terms of technicality and talent, I say Gasquet is the best French player.
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I would say Gasquet, then Paulo
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