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So basically, with each element of the game, pick the worst of the big 3 to create a hypothetical player. Then if you'd like, predict how well this player would do in his career.

So you'd probably have Djokovic for smash and forehand, Federer for backhand, Nadal for serve etc.
 

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Nadal serve
Nadal return
Federer forehand
Djokovic backhand
Federer volleys
Djokovic overhead
Djokovic slice
Federer movement
Federer timing
Federer/Djokovic tactical
 

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Nadal serve
Nadal return
Federer forehand
Djokovic backhand
Federer volleys
Djokovic overhead
Djokovic slice
Federer movement
Federer timing
Federer/Djokovic tactical
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Assuming we're talking about peak.

The player with the weakest attributes of all 3 in their peak would probably be the second best player today, and not far at all behind modern Djokovic.
 

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Federer BH.
Djokovic Smash & FH.
Murray aggression.
Murray movement.
Nadal serve.
Nadal ROS.
Murray volleys.
Djokovic slice.
Federer's defense.
 

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Nadal serve and return
Federer backhand
Djokovic forehand
Djokovic overhead and volleys
Federer's movement
Nadal's grass court affinity
Federer's fighting spirit
Djokovic's resiliance to crowds
Nadal's resistance to injury
 

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Humbalito's serve and return of first serve and hair
Djoko King's fh, volley, overhead, slice, footwork and eyes
Fed's bh and return of second serve, defense and especially nose
Combine it with Peak Duck's approach, blend it, add a little blandness and you have a player who's still top 10 and beats Anderson in charisma.
 

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One does not win 17,14 or 8 slams by having serious game flaws. Therefore, even with the most serious game flaws of the big four, one would be a top 5-10 player.
 

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One thing from each player? If so then Nadal's serve, Roger's backhand and Djokovic's netgame. They'd still be a damn good player though to be honest.
 

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Nadal 1st serve
Murray 2nd serve
Murray forehand
Nadal backhand
Murray movement
Murray ovehead
膼okovi膰 backhand overhead
Murray volleys
Murray body language
 

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1st serve : Nadal
2nd serve : Nadal
Return of serve : Federer
Forehand : Djokovic
Backhand : Nadal
Volleys : Djokovic
Overhead : Djokovic
Movement : Federer
Stamina : Federer
 

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Assuming we're talking about peak.

The player with the weakest attributes of all 3 in their peak would probably be the second best player today, and not far at all behind modern Djokovic.
Assuming that's true, doesn't that say a lot more about the Big 3 than it does about the actual creation of this hypothetical player?
 

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1st serve: Nadal
2nd serve: Djokovic
1st serve return: Nadal
2nd serve return: Federer
Forehand: Djokovic
Backhand: Federer (or Nadal. This one's very close)
Volley: Djokovic
Overhead: Djokovic
Lob: Nadal
Movement: Federer (all 3 very good movers)
Mental toughness: Djokovic
Tactics: Nadal

That's still probably a top 10 player
 

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Surprised so many are going for Novaks forehand over Andy's forehead
Novaks is much much stable and reliable and better overall
 

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Basically Nadal's serve and return, Djokovic's touch (tough slices, volleys) and Federer's stamina.
 

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Surprised so many are going for Novaks forehand over Andy's forehead
Novaks is much much stable and reliable and better overall
The thread says Big 3 rather than Big 4.

If Murray was included then I'd definitely take Murray's 2nd serve, forehand, movement on clay (Clayray notwithstanding) and his frontrunning mentality.
 

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1st serve: Nadal
2nd serve: Djokovic
1st serve return: Nadal
2nd serve return: Federer
Forehand: Djokovic
Backhand: Federer (or Nadal. This one's very close)
Volley: Djokovic
Overhead: Djokovic
Lob: Nadal
Movement: Federer (all 3 very good movers)
Mental toughness: Djokovic
Tactics: Nadal

That's still probably a top 10 player
Djokovic has a better second serve than Nadal who can't hit a kick serve to save his life. :lol:
 
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