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Old 11-02-2012, 07:20 PM   #1
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Default Rank the 'clutch gene' of the top 10

Since these threads seem to be a must these days, I thought I'd chip in

Nearly off season people.

Anyway,

1. Nadal
2. Djokovic



3. Del Potro
4. Federer
5. Tsonga
6. Berdych
7. Ferrer
8. Monaco
9. Tipsarevic



10. MPurray
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:22 PM   #2
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1. Djokovic
2. Nadal
3. Del Potro
4. Murray
5. Berdych, Tsonga, Monaco, Tipsarevic, Ferrer (all headcase chokers)

10. Federer
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Nadal more clutch than Roger .
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Nadal more clutch than Matchpointovic?
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Nadal more clutch than Roger .


Excuse me? Isn't this the ONLY reason Nadal is owning your boy according to Fedtards? Nadal is the most clutch player the game has ever seen along with Sampras. Djokovic is very, very close
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  1. Djokovic
  2. Nadal
  3. Del Potro
  4. Chokerer
  5. Tsonga
  6. Ferrer
  7. Tipsarevic
  8. Murray
  9. Monaco
  10. Mugbych
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1. Djokovic
2. Nadal
3. Del Potro

any other order is wrong
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No, Nadal is nowhere near clutch like RF. When he faced his true rival (according to his diary book), he got whooped. He almost lost the RG final this year FFS. Next.

Djokovic, on the other hand, is a clutch player. He goes out of his comfort zone on MPs and pulls out ridiculous stuff time and again. If I saw it once, I'd call it luck. If I saw it twice, I'd call it unbelievable luck. He's done it too often for it to be a coincidence. Still, the lack of mental fortitude of the field today has also played its part.
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Nadal more clutch than Roger .
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No, he is not. Next. Djokovic, on the other hand, is a clutch player. He goes out of his comfort zone on MPs and pulls out ridiculous stuff time and again. If I saw it once, I'd call it luck. If I saw it twice, I call it unbelievable luck. He's done it too often for it to be a coincidence. Still, the lack of mental fortitude of the field today has also played its part.
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This one is largely reflected in their rankings since one's nerves are best measured by their ability to win.

There's no way, for instance, that a guy like Berdych should be ranked higher than Murray because the latter obviously wins more, hence his higher ranking.
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I can write a long post on why GSMNadull's wrong but that's not going to change a thing. Saying a defending, pushing mug like that disgrace from Spain is clutch is ridiculous.
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