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Old 02-05-2013, 07:17 PM   #151
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Nope, he will lose to Dimitrov


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Old 02-05-2013, 07:32 PM   #152
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Old 02-05-2013, 11:30 PM   #153
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The irony is that if Djokovic does get close to it it will be Federer fans saying it is because the second half of Novak's career was played in a "weak era"
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11 pages of people posting who adore 4th place. Luv the quarter-final thread too (8th place). Gloryhunters.
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do people realize we are here talking about 3 more years of grinding and bleeding in every match. if he succeeds to do that i'll be the first who'll admit his goatness
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"It's better to win 2 semis with 2 match points each match, no", says Nadal.
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just wait for French open when he draws Nadal in QF, adios streak
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no he didnt

actually that would be Federer
Ah, pardon. It was Nadal that was going for the RU slam last year at RG. No12 didn't want to comply though...

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yes weaponless players usually beat Novak
Dimitrov is certainly NOT weaponless - he has his hair and GOAT smile. Just ask Sharapova, she knows.
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I've said it before, for me the most impressive slam achievement in terms of consistency is not the semis or quarter streaks but the 18 finals out of 19 slams.
It's not a streak though.

Blame mono, but it has to be conescutive.
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It's not a streak though.

Blame mono, but it has to be conescutive.
I don't think he said it was a streak though
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I've said it before, for me the most impressive slam achievement in terms of consistency is not the semis or quarter streaks but the 18 finals out of 19 slams.
Agree. 18 finals out 19 slams and the other one is a semi is ridiculous. That one and 11 non-clay slams won out of 12 played (2004-2007) are his most impressive achievements I think.
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I've said it before, for me the most impressive slam achievement in terms of consistency is not the semis or quarter streaks but the 18 finals out of 19 slams.


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It's not a streak though.

Blame mono, but it has to be conescutive.
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I don't think he said it was a streak though
No I didn't. I said the achievement that shows the most consistency at slam level.
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But x of xx just doesn't have the same ring to it as something consecutive.
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But x of xx just doesn't have the same ring to it as something consecutive.
Stop it already, I'm not a fan of Fed, but it's painful to read
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