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On RLA u must serve strategicaIIy, attack strategicaIIy & defend strategicaIIy & have the highest on court tennis IQ whiIe executing it. Good Iuck. Thiem wiII have to b in the 'zone' for at Ieast 3 sets or more.
B4 his tactic iq was just bashing the ball, better nowadays though
 

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Got no stats to back up this feeling but seems at crucial points in his service games e.g. 15-30 or BP down he goes down the T/body serve much more than out wide so would slightly adjust my position to receive and try to break him a few times (as we saw on Friday that's still no guarentee you even win the set).

Beyond that you need to be an inspired shot maker like Stan or Thiem on clay to blow him off the court. If you get two sets up he calls it a day mentally.
Yes and nole goes for huge fast 2nd serves often but not on very important points
 

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If you get two sets up he calls it a day mentally.
Not totally sure on this one, he might go on fighting like he did against Wawrinka and Federer numerous times...
 

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I genuinely think Gyros currently has the best toolkit to beat Djoker right now.
Bot like a madman, first and second serve. Push for the most part when the ball is in play, but hit some unexpected thunderbolt ground stroke winners to surprise him.
I think Tomic's would be even better if he gave somewhat of a fuck
Unbelievable slice, plays slow balls in the rally and then can slap thunderbolts right where he wants it every now and then to keep Djoker guessing, big serve, pity about his laziness on court though
 

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Novak is not weak with serves like he was against Stan in Australia & Thiem on clay. He improved a lil bit. He’s not called old at age 32. The only problem is he can stop caring. Sometimes, he didn’t care
last year. He had easy backhands and just scooped them off court for no reason.
 

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He can't serve well if u increase the rallies against him. His serve is fake as usual. Prepared from the training grounds 1 hour before the match. But deep into the match frustrating rallies he will bring his 2009-2010 serve.
 

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Novak is not weak with serves like he was against Stan in Australia & Thiem on clay. He improved a lil bit. He’s not called old at age 32. The only problem is he can stop caring. Sometimes, he didn’t care
last year. He had easy backhands and just scooped them off court for no reason.
So what is the tactic?
 

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When he is unhealthy /unfocused deal with him as he fresh...... 🤔 🙄🤔🤔🤔
 
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