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In their respective ages how do they continue to be fitter and physically stronger than their opponents who are now 10+ years younger?

It is truely astonishing.

We will not see such dominance any time soon after they are gone.
 

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It is very suspicious. Especially in the case of a certain Serbian thug who shall remain nameless
 

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Well, Lebron James is 36 or something, and he's about to win the big title in a very physical/contact sport, not to mention that he's carrying 100+ kg of body mass around. Would be more weird if they were washed-up in their 20s tbh.
 

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honestly, I've got no idea
 

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It's the level of play they have to produce playing the Big 3 that breaks them down - either physically or mentally. Against the usual ATP mugs, they are over-fit. But against the Big 3?
YOU ARE NOT PREPARED.
 

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Impeccable work ethics, training every day since the age of 5, extreme caution about their diets, large teams of experts behind them in every aspect of the game.

Also, doesn't hurt that they are immensely more talented and mentally tough than the rest of the field, so they also win a lot of matches in which they were outplayed/outrunned.
 

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1. No fast courts causing upsets
2. Slow courts.. so hard for big hitters to hit winners and hold serve.
3. Seeding system (4 rounds of creampuff opposition. No early threats)
4. Baseline game now on big bouncing slow surfaces (no one does it better than Nadal and Djoker). It would be like giving Sampras 4 slams of low bouncing fast courts.
5. Kids that don't put in the work to be the best.. Content with appearance fees. Don't put in the work in their cardio and legs either to compete with these two gazelles on court.
6. Kids grow up playing just on hardcourts. No clue how to play on clay or grass.
7. Kids who think that trying to "outduel" Nadal and Djoker from the baseline=Success. LOL The classic defintion of insanity. If you hit big, you gotta attack the net. Thats just the bottom line. You can "outbaseline" the guys who the best evers in the game. Thats like trying to outserve and volley Edberg or Sampras your whole career. Can't be done. At least consistently.
 

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I was gonna write sth about how top talents nowadays seem to age much better (Lebron James, Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo).

But these 3 have gone a step further, they are still completely dominating the circuit, it's sick.
 

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one thing i like about Nole is he always develops his game.First his serve,then his fh.Now dropshots.I always mad at Rafa,cause his fh allows him to kick his opponents off the court and just put balls into the court with a drope rather than full power fh which lands into the net or long...Often it costs him so many free points + makes him work harder.
Nole saved so much energy today because of these drops and exhausted him,thus in the 5 ChiChi was dead.
 

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1. No fast courts causing upsets
2. Slow courts so hard for big hitters to hit winners and hold serve
3. Seeding system (4 rounds of creampuff opposition. No early threats)
4. Baseline game now on big bouncing slow surfaces (no one does it better than Nadal and Djoker). It would be like giving Sampras 4 slams of low bouncing fast courts.
5. Kids that don't put in the work to be the best.. Content with appearance fees. Don't put in the work in their cardio and legs either to compete with these two gazelles on court
I think you missed the point of the thread. The question was how do they do it physically, not why do they keep winning.
Slower courts and baseline game with longer points is much more taxing on the body than serve/volley from 20 years ago.
 

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I was gonna write sth about how top talents nowadays seem to age much better (Lebron James, Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo).

But these 3 have gone a step further, they are still completely dominating the circuit, it's sick.
However, in football, if the whole team is around 30 or above on average, that team is toasted. Just see how Barcelona was crushed by Liverpool (not to mention that Liverpool also outplayed Barca in the first leg) and Bayern Munich, both of which are younger teams on average. Look further back, Germany also crushed the aging England in 2010.

A younger team can easily run ring around an old one using high-speed, high-intensity pressing football.
 

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However, in football, if the whole team is around 30 or above on average, that team is toasted. Just see how Barcelona was crushed by Liverpool (not to mention that Liverpool also outplayed Barca in the first leg) and Bayern Munich, both of which are younger teams on average. Look further back, Germany also crushed the aging England in 2010.

A younger team can easily run ring around an old one using high-speed, high-intensity pressing football.
Yeah that is completely true. Football has become very, very physical in the past few years.
 
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