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The greatest rivalry to never happen at a slam

  • Edberg vs. Lendl in Paris

    Votes: 1 3.2%
  • Federer vs. Nadal in New York

    Votes: 29 93.5%
  • Agssi vs. Chang at Wimbledon

    Votes: 1 3.2%
  • Chang vs. Edberg in Australia

    Votes: 0 0.0%
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These are rivalries started since Australia moved to January

4 rivalries, 4 slams. Should be straightforward
 

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Discussion Starter · #3 · (Edited)
The choices per slam are up.

Is Fed-Murray better than Edberg-Lendl at French?

Roger vs Rafa in NY
Chang Edberg Australia
Agassi Chang in Wimbledon
 

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Only Federer vs Nadal @ USO is a great one, obviously #1. Becker vs Edberg at USO is EASILY the second best one. Lendl vs Edberg @ FO in the poll is ok too. Chang has 1 slam and is not an all time great. Better ones off the top of my head:

Borg vs Connors, Borg vs Mcenroe @ French
Edberg vs Becker @ USO (Easily second best one, both won a slam here)
Federer vs Murray @ French (but Clayray was terrible until recently)
Lendl vs Wilander @ Wimbledon
 

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Easy answer is Federer-Murray at Roland Garros :p
 

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Only Federer vs Nadal @ USO is a great one, obviously #1. Becker vs Edberg at USO is EASILY the second best one. Lendl vs Edberg @ FO in the poll is ok too. Chang has 1 slam and is not an all time great. Better ones off the top of my head:

Borg vs Connors, Borg vs Mcenroe @ French
Edberg vs Becker @ USO (Easily second best one, both won a slam here)
Federer vs Murray @ French (but Clayray was terrible until recently)
Lendl vs Wilander @ Wimbledon
Well I did take the Australian Open in January into account. That was when it became a viable slam. In the days of Borg/Conors Australia was in December and it sucked balls
 

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Federer - Ferrer at any slam.
 

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Wow. I have to vote for Federer/Ferrer since they've never met in a slam. How is that even possible?
 

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Davydenko vs Nadal :haha:
 

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Wow. The Ferrer loss to Monfils at the FO, and the Federer loss to Tsonga are standouts.

I count 8 opportunities where Federer/Ferrer was one match away. And it didn't happen.

Federer def Hanescu
Nadal def Ferrer in QF.

Federer def Davydenko
Djokovic def Ferrer

Federer def Gonzalez
Monfils def Ferrer

Federer def Blake
Djokovic def Ferrer

Murray def Ferrer
Djokovic def Federer

Nadal def Ferrer
Djokovic def Federer

Djokovic def Ferrer
Murray def Federer

Tsonga def Federer
 
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