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Murray in 4.
Andy fought back from a set and 5-1 down vs a worse version of Cilic at USO-12. Upgraded Marin would have grabbed 2nd set easily, so the only realistic scenario for Murray's is 5 sets victory. Also Cilic demolished Murray 7-5 6-2 6-2 at USO-09.
 

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Hard to assess since Murray's level was all over the place in that tournament. He alternated between terrible and brilliant for the first five rounds. The Murray of the Bogomolov, Lopez and Cilic matches would lose.
 

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Hard to assess since Murray's level was all over the place in that tournament. He alternated between terrible and brilliant for the first five rounds. The Murray of the Bogomolov, Lopez and Cilic matches would lose.
His level v Lopez was a bit underrated. Lopez GOATed in that match, it was one of those occasions he did what Novak or Rafa often do and that's thwart an on-fire adversary.
 

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Cilic for sure. Murray was not at his best at USO 2012, but Cilic was beyond 100%. It would have taken peak Murray to stop him there.
Has Murray ever played at his peak in any Slam? Even at Wimbledon-13 he was outplayed for the big parts of the match by Verdasco and Janowicz.
 

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Andy fought back from a set and 5-1 down vs a worse version of Cilic at USO-12. Upgraded Marin would have grabbed 2nd set easily, so the only realistic scenario for Murray's is 5 sets victory. Also Cilic demolished Murray 7-5 6-2 6-2 at USO-09.
Fair point. What court are we playing the match on? AA I'd go with Murray for sure. Armstrong then possible Cilic as Murray hates playing out there.
 

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Stop with this retarded hypotheticals really Cilic would beat Murray in a final come off it.
Tennis does not work like that u dont use one match or tournament to describe how one would perform vs another.
Your only as good as ur opponent allows you. Djokovic then nishikori did his dirty work.
Yes he beat Federer so has Tsonga and berdych twice we all saw how their runs ended.
Please stop using naive simplistic logic to push ur cases
Murray is the better player period. 2014 Murray would have beaten Cilic, fortunately the stars aligned where Djokovic, Nadal and Murray were not there in final as usual to stop the fluke taaking place.
Its a fluke until his follow up results prove otherwise
 

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Depends who's driving the DeLorean... Is Cilic travelling back in time to that Windy 2012 night, or is Murray travelling forward to 2014?
 

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Cilic in straight sets.
 

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The H2H is what it is for a reason and although Cilic was splendid in the USO 14 run he didn't have to face any great defenders so blasting through QF-SF-F wasn't as difficult as it could have been. He deserved the title, but I don't see him winning this theoretical match-up.
 
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