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How do you think these guys will fare in the upcoming season and which tournaments do you predict will go to each of them?

Thiem
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Zverev
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I picked Medvedev, the only other true option is Thiem, I don't see Tsitsipas, Zverev, or Rublev being quite there yet, if ever!!
 

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I think Thiem, I think on slower higher bouncing hard courts he'll have the edge on Medvedev, on clay as well of course. I really think 3 of the slams play into Thiem's hands now, with AO speed being slowed down; the faster courts like Cinci, Shanghai, Paris & WTF the edge is with Medvedev.
 
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Too hard to say.

Medvedev suspect clay
Thiem suspect grass
Zverev and Rublev not great on grass

So I will go with the one man who is pretty great on all 3(grass might seem not but it will be)

TSITSIPAS
 

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Please define "better," according to you.
 

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Heart says Thiem. Head says Stef - I think he’s ready to put it together.
 

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Heart says Thiem. Head says Stef - I think he’s ready to put it together.
I hope Tsitsipas breaks through in a big way this year, love his attacking game, but I have been more impressed with Medvedev's combination of power off the serve, speed and defensive skill as of late.
 

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For those touting Thiem, the fact is he’s had far too few prominent Grass matches outside 2016 Stuttgart SF vs Fed & losing to Birdshit in 4th round at WB as best showing there ain’t exactly impressive. I lean toward Tsitsi having best all rounded game if he brings his ROS up a few notches.
 

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For those touting Thiem, the fact is he’s had far too few prominent Grass matches outside 2016 Stuttgart SF vs Fed & losing to Birdshit in 4th round at WB as best showing there ain’t exactly impressive. I lean toward Tsitsi having best all rounded game if he brings his ROS up a few notches.
That's all well & good but grass only makes up two tournaments of a top players season; it's hardly going to have a large impact...
 

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WB is the most prestigious tourn. in the world (compensating for less Grass tourn.) & clearly put Fed on the map & the reason for being most famous active player.
 
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