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Should we call it the big 3 again if Murray wins no more slams and Djoker wins 10+?

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As we know the big three became the big four after Murray won slams, but now that Djokovic has won several more slams he is putting distance between him and Murray and catching up with Fedal. Does this mean we are returning to the days of the big three? Djokovic will almost surely win 10+ slams, if not catch up with and surpass Nadal. Where would that leave Murray? If he wins no more slams should we cancel the big four and call it the big three again?

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If Federer and Nadal both win slams in the future and Murray does not, then yes, you could start saying 'Big 3' again (most people around here do that anyway).

However at the moment it's very much the Big 1.

(Slightly off topic, but ANOTHER Fedtard with a Djokovic avi :facepalm:. Probably just your glory hunting instincts kicking in I guess).
 

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There's only a Big 1, and that is Roger Federer
 
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He never had ground actually. It was all media hype associated with him based on so called improvements Lendl made him in his game. He fluked 2 majors, that was worst thing happened to Tennis in this millennium.
 

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We are calling it BIG3 already
 

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It's already the big 3 like many have said. 2012/2013 was the closest to Murray being part of it. In fact it's more of the big 2 (Djokovic and Federer).
 

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Federer has 1 slam in 5 years, so can't really be counted as part of a big anything. Masters and small tournaments are nice, but its slams that count.

From 2011 onwards it was Djokovic/Nadal were the two Murray were chasing - he finally got there mid2012 to mid2013 (Wim final, Olympics, US Open win, Aus final, Wim win). Then the back issues that had been bothering him for two years beforehand caught up. Unlike certain other players, surgery takes a long time to recover from.

2014+ Nadal has disappeared, so it's a Big One now.
 

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Federer has 1 slam in 5 years, so can't really be counted as part of a big anything. Masters and small tournaments are nice, but its slams that count.

From 2011 onwards it was Djokovic/Nadal were the two Murray were chasing - he finally got there mid2012 to mid2013 (Wim final, Olympics, US Open win, Aus final, Wim win). Then the back issues that had been bothering him for two years beforehand caught up. Unlike certain other players, surgery takes a long time to recover from.

2014+ Nadal has disappeared, so it's a Big One now.
2 in 5 years. ;) Unless you already count this whole year too Slamless. ;)
 

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There is no big three. Federer is old and getting routined at slams by mugs and Nadal is probably no longer a threat off clay (maybe on clay as well).

Novak is dominant and really shouldn't be losing a match for the first half of the year. Murray should be up to second in the rankings after the US Open and that is where he belongs at the moment since he is the second best player in the world.
 

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There is no big three. Federer is old and getting routined at slams by mugs and Nadal is probably no longer a threat off clay (maybe on clay as well).

Novak is dominant and really shouldn't be losing a match for the first half of the year. Murray should be up to second in the rankings after the US Open and that is where he belongs at the moment since he is the second best player in the world.
That is a why to look at it.

But Fed and Nadal are still the biggest threats to Djokovic and the ones capable of winning. Djokovic currently is above them all and has been for many years now.
 

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But Fed and Nadal are still the biggest threats to Djokovic and the ones capable of winning. Djokovic currently is above them all and has been for many years now.
At RG, Nadal is the biggest threat but Federer is no threat in slams anymore since he doesn't have the stamina. Murray is a bigger threat at the US and Wimbledon than either of them imo (don't expect him to win since he seems to have a mental block against novak these days). Novak was quite awful at Wimbledon last year and still won.

The big three term can be used for past achievements since they have lots of slams between them but it is a useless term today.
 

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At RG, Nadal is the biggest threat but Federer is no threat in slams anymore since he doesn't have the stamina. Murray is a bigger threat at the US and Wimbledon than either of them imo (don't expect him to win since he seems to have a mental block against novak these days). Novak was quite awful at Wimbledon last year and still won.

The big three term can be used for past achievements since they have lots of slams between them but it is a useless term today.
Garbage as usual. Federer made two slam semis and a final last year, almost winning Wimbledon. He is ranked 2nd in the world. No one has ever won more slams. He has as much chance of winning Wimbledon as Nadal has of winning the FO with Novak around.
 
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