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Old 12-24-2011, 07:16 PM   #16
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I say he defends 6 of his 10 titles next season and still retain no.1
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Old 12-24-2011, 07:23 PM   #17
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I thínk he will be probably finding himself for the first half of the year - because of tiredness, maybe big expectations and so.

I don´t care about small tournaments what he can defend, I think only major trophy he will be able to lift, is US Open + Olympic gold medal.
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It is very hard to defend titles for a lot of players. And Nole has so many to defend it would really be tough for him to defend them all. He was very tired at the end of this season so it will be interesting to see how he starts out in 2012. I don't think we can really know much until after we see how he starts the season.
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I've always found it ridiculous to talk about defending titles. It is a new year, new season, new titles. It is not necessary to defend all of them to become N1. He can defend some, he can win others which he didn't last year. It is not about defending. It is about gaining more points than the rest at the end of the year. That's it.
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what's with these losers from India sucking on Rafa's ....
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I've always found it ridiculous to talk about defending titles. It is a new year, new season, new titles. It is not necessary to defend all of them to become N1. He can defend some, he can win others which he didn't last year. It is not about defending. It is about gaining more points than the rest at the end of the year. That's it.
look at Foxy making sense .....he is true all you need to do is be the best player that season .....

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Old 12-25-2011, 12:22 PM   #22
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No worries. We know everyone in the Djokovic family talks a lot.

I'll make the same nationalist generalizations you made ("all indians") and claim "all serbians and loud mouths and speak ignoring facts".

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No worries. We know everyone in the Djokovic family talks a lot.

I'll make the same nationalist generalizations you made ("all indians") and claim "all serbians and loud mouths and speak ignoring facts".

Merry Christmas!

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I never meant any disrespect man honestly I dont know a lot about India ...........Funny that you mentioned Bosnia I was born there before my parents moved to Boston

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I think the competition is going to get a lot tougher this year than last year. A lot of players underperformed relative to their talent level last year after the AO, and imo that can and will improve.

I see Fedal, Murray and Del Potro coming out swinging early. So while I do see Djokovic as the big favorite at the AO, I don't think he's going to be getting anywhere near as many master shields.

ITs a completely different thing when you are the top dog, and have all the pressure and every single player wants your scalp as a career defining moment.
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He'll hardly defend any of them, which is good for both the sport and the players below him.
Fail as usual.Go and change your diaper.
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Fail as usual.Go and change your diaper.
a small correction tho: "have your diaper changed".
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this is an interesting thing to bring up, however most players are not that great at defending titles. lots of pressure.

he definitely will defend a number of them, maybe half?? but it's so hard to tell. after Australia we will probably have a good idea of things to come.

as another poster mentioned, once you are on top, every opponent is going to have the fire to beat you because it will mean a lot more to them than it does to you.

definitely see him defending some and losing a number of titles, but that is not so much Djokovic's fault as much ass tennis's fault. hardly any player besides Roger Federer has been capable of year consecutively defending of a large number of titles in recent history. it is natural to lose composure and to fail defending sometimes, as tennis is a sport with ever changing leaders. defending 10 titles would be incredible, but even defending just 1 is great considering how tough and deep the tour can be. it's a very tough thing to do.
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From his titles from 2011 he will defend Aussie Open, Dubai, Rome & Canada. Also he will win Shangai and Cincy possibly.
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I don't get why everyone always emphasises on defending titles. Who cares when you don't defend your IW, Montreal and US Open titles, when you win Miami, Cincinatti and the Australian Open the following year

As for the question, Dubai-Miami-Belgrade-Madrid-Montreal
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I think he will have an even better year in 2012 and not only he will defend all his titles, but he will also win RG beating Federer in semis and Nadal in the final. Watch it, I'm hardly ever wrong with these things. The absolute domination of Novak 2.0 has just started. I kind of pity the other players and their fans.
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