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First title for the young Serb in Kitzbühel final, beating Hanfmann 6-4, 6-4. Hopefully we can see plenty more from him in the coming years.
 

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Hopefully the first of many.

Kecmanovic reminds me a bit of Nalbandian (but without the returning skills).
 

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If only Nishikori didn't choke his match against him.
 

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Good! I recall watching him play a couple times and I liked what I saw, wish him greater achievements in the future 👍
 

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Apart from Novak, and Tipsaravic, I get all the other Serbian players mixed up.

Which one is this? They all blur into one.
 

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It's the most pathetic event that I can recall seeing. Of course it counts, though!
There are no "pathetic" events at ATP level, and I love seeing guys get a crack at a run and money and points that wouldn't necessarily get the chance.

Plus if you want to play the "look at the rankings" card, it's no different than Pune, Houston, New York, the Chinese 250s, etc.. etc...
 

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There are no "pathetic" events at ATP level, and I love seeing guys get a crack at a run and money and points that wouldn't necessarily get the chance.

Plus if you want to play the "look at the rankings" card, it's no different than Pune, Houston, New York, the Chinese 250s, etc.. etc...
I agree! I'm only saying that this is the weakest level of play that I can recall ever having seen in the latter half of an ATP event. That's all I mean.
 

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Why? Not the most athletic outhere, solid/compact groundstrokes which are quite heavy and penetrating. No real weak side but forehand more prone to let him down when under pressure.

Kecmanovic will only get better.
The only similarity I can see is a technicality on the forehand side which only applies when Miomir Kecmanović in in an optimal position on the baseline with the opportunity to play an offensive stroke. Specifically, it is the take back, which is actually very similar. But it's so insignificant that in any other position, he plays the stroke in a completely different way, when it was David Nalbandian's modus operandi.

In terms of the actual production, I feel that David Nalbandian had a lot more to give. He was unpredictable and mixed up the spin of his groundstrokes more than almost anyone, which was quite a unique trait. The difference in flair is obviously large.

Who knows, you might end up right if the guy keeps developing. I will keep an eye on it and I will certainly mention if I go back on my initial thoughts. Who wouldn't want another Fat Dave?
 

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