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    Hey everyone! Excited to be here, and talk tennis. Fun fact: if you've ever heard of the term NEO Backhand, that actually stemmed from a highlights video I made about Federer's backhand at the AO 2017! Can't quite believe people have been using it in discussion, haha!
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    Hi everyone! Brand new member here; looking forward to sharing some discussion with you all. I just started a new segment on my Youtube channel where I analyze some of my absolute favourite matches, see how the players interact, what goes into their strategy, and how one player overcame the...
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    Rafael Nadal clinched his fifth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title in a three-hour epic with Stefanos Tsitsipas. World’s number on Rafael Nadal won Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) in the final.
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    New MTF member, love reading what you guys have to say. Here's a poll about a question I was discussing with a friend a couple days ago: after RG2020, which Grand Slam would contribute the most to Nadal's legacy? A strong case can be made for each of the four. AO: Career double Slam, hasn't...
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    Well, Federer being the guy with more Grand Slam titles or weeks at #1 than anyone else seems a highly unlikely outcome of the Big 3 era. Most Australian Open titles, most hard court Major titles, most seasons at #1, most Masters 1000 titles don't look possible as well. A bit of a chance to...
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    Tenth-seeded Novak Djokovic won the title, defeating Guillermo Cañas 6–3, 6–2, 6–4 in the final for his first victory at the Masters 1000 level.------------------------- -------♥ Thanks you watching. Like and scrible my chanle → youtube.com/c/TennisLibrary♥
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    On April 17, 2005, an 18-year-old Rafael Nadal won the first Masters 1000 title in Monte Carlo, beating Guillermo Coria 6-3, 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in three hours and nine minutes and making the first notable step on his glorious clay-court trail that has made him the most successful player in history on...
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    Roger Federer gave Marat Safin a dose of his own medicine Sunday, destroying the powerful Russian 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 to win the Hamburg Masters. Safin, so often the perpetrator of one-sided thrashings, was left shell-shocked by the Swiss 11th seed’s superior strength on the Rothenbaum centre court...
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    “It was truly an escape, he was clearly the better player for two sets,” Djokovic said in the post-match interview.
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    “It was truly an escape, he was clearly the better player for two sets,” Djokovic said in the post-match interview.
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    As a tennis fan for over 50 years I have had the privilege to watch some truly great players of our sport. There have always been big rivalries. But nothing compares to what we are seeing with the big three. Never before have three players matched each other so evenly in terms of skill...
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    In case you've got two hours to spare in quarantine:
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    2011-2020 4 Grand Slam 1 ATP Finals 11 Masters 1000 48 weeks at #1 That's all He was the best during the 2001-2010 decade and he still is, according to numbers, the greatest tennis player of all times. That said, in the last 10 years he has been just a bit player in the great scheme of the...
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    Roger Federer 22 (46 wasted match points) Rafael Nadal 8 (17 wasted match points) Novak Djokovic 3 (7 wasted match points)
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    Federer is arguably the most talented player to ever grace a tennis court, but i guess he's a little bit overrated. As a matter of fact, he could (should!) have won many more tournaments (Slam finals in particular), but he has had a tendency to choke under pressure. Even if i am a Roger fan...
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    What a viewpoint. Wow. Seeing it at this level makes one appreciate almost each aspect of the game even more, from the conditions, to the quality of serve and return, to movement, to half volleys, you name it. Even the gasps, oohs and ahhs from the fans. And no annoying commentators...
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    With his old racquet, the drop shots were a lot more frequent... at least that's my feeling. It was so smooth and more often than not impossible for the opponent to reach. But I'd still argue his drop shot is the best one out there.
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