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It's pretty frustrating. He spent years and years getting to the point where he had the confidence to beat them in big matches, and then surgery sent him back to square one.
 

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Returning from surgery will do that to you.
 

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:eek: Not a good stat.

To be fair, most of those were in 2014 where he was coming back from surgery at the end of 2013 - it's to his credit he even made it to face the very best players so many times. And the surgery has seemed to have paid dividends, at least in letting his body hold up on clay and allow him to play at a high enough level to beat the top players on it.

And in 2015, he is 1-3 (probably soon to be 1-4). Or more accurately, he is 0-3 (probably soon to be 0-4) against Djokovic in 2015. The same Djokovic who has beaten all of the top 10 this year and not lost a match at a mandatory event.
 

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And the difference is pretty much in his head at this point.
 

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Who are these big 3? Federer is a computer number two and Murray routined Dull a few weeks ago.

He will always struggle against Novak on slow courts since he can't hit through him.
 

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It's pretty frustrating. He spent years and years getting to the point where he had the confidence to beat them in big matches, and then surgery sent him back to square one.
yes. its always back surgery for murray. its always injury for nadal. and its always mono for federer.
 

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yes. its always back surgery for murray. its always injury for nadal. and its always mono for federer.
It's back surgery (and the fact that it takes a while to get back into good shape after not playing for months) for Murray in the year after he had back surgery. There doesn't seem to be any problems with him in 2015. He has just been beaten by Djokovic, same as everyone else who reached him.
 

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yes. its always back surgery for murray. its always injury for nadal. and its always mono for federer.
I'm not blaming the surgery. Murray has had one of the best recoveries from major surgery of any player in the open era. But he's a mental pygmy, and it threw off his equilibrium.
 

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It's back surgery (and the fact that it takes a while to get back into good shape after not playing for months) for Murray in the year after he had back surgery. There doesn't seem to be any problems with him in 2015. He has just been beaten by Djokovic, same as everyone else who reached him.
Losing 6-0 to Djokovic in the AO final suggests to me he's mentally back where he was years ago.
 

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No one is surprised by this.
Murray has always been a tier below the big three.
Being easily beaten on clay by Djoko is the most natural thing.
Murray needs to play his best tennis to win against the big three but he might start to get some victories against Rafa n Roger now that they are declining.
 

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His second serves are 131 km/h :facepalm:
 

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This is a Djokovic problem, not a 'big 3' problem. Murray will fancy his chances anywhere against Fedal.

Nole is just leagues above anyone atm.
 
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