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Gulbis 55 24.89%
Soderling 13 5.88%
Tsonga 27 12.22%
Almagro 16 7.24%
Dolgopolov 22 9.95%
Harrison 12 5.43%
Blake 45 20.36%
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Old 09-25-2012, 01:09 AM   #196
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There are so many clueless players out there, I don't think there are any really more dumb than others if they don't get tactics, if they don't get it they don't get it, one that sticks out for me is Tomic.
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There are so many clueless players out there, I don't think there are any really more dumb than others if they don't get tactics, if they don't get it they don't get it, one that sticks out for me is Tomic.
Agree. Tomic thinks he is crafty but he as dumb as camel food.
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Gasquet is the worst tactical player in the top 30.
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Any of the players who won't budge off the baseline and overplay rallies.. Monfils and Gasquet the two biggest examples. Dolgopolov and Blake have a tendency to go for too much and rack up errors on big points.
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Dologopolov's errors
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Roddick thought he was good enough to win with 3 match points vs. Verdasco on Rome clay.
He pointed to the ball mark & told the umpire to reverse his match point win. He got his wonderful wish. He lost the match.
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Roddick thought he was good enough to win with 3 match points vs. Verdasco on Rome clay.
He pointed to the ball mark & told the umpire to reverse his match point win. He got his wonderful wish. He lost the match.
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Roddick thought he was good enough to win with 3 match points vs. Verdasco on Rome clay.
He pointed to the ball mark & told the umpire to reverse his match point win. He got his wonderful wish. He lost the match.
This thread is about tactical inability, not good sportsmanship.

It is not unlikely that Nando would have checked out the mark himself by the way. Boo to the umpire to blurt out Game Set Match Roddick before checking the mark. Unprofessional.
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verdasco takes the title. remember that nice final vs gasquet
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Monfls play is so awesome with his randomness Nice thread
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verdasco takes the title. remember that nice final vs gasquet
Verdasco is not a tactically bad player.
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but you must make a distinction between players who have no tactical option at all and players who make wrong choices.
example: Tomic, Monfils make horrible choices while they could do something else instead. Harrison has one option only, Troicki, Llodra too. if it doesn't work, it's over. Golubev, Young have no tactics, just ballbashing to death and hoping their shots are winners. Pablo Andujar, Juan Monaco keep playing the same tennis even in defeat.
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Almagro obviously ! He never comes to the net, while he's in the middle of the court...
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Ben makes a good point, and with that in mind, I would probably go with Clownfils or Almugro.
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