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Why can't defensive players win anymore :confused:
Don't sputter that Nadal is "defensive..." he has a great forehand and backhand
Murray is the top player, but he can't win a slam.

The last counterpunchers to do well are of yesteryear, like Davydenko, Hewitt

So why can't they win anymore?
And don't talk about new technology, speed of courts, and the player BS :eek: :rolleyes: :mad:

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Maybe because 3/4 top players are all amazing counter puncher with epic defensive skills.
 

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Djokovic, Murray and Nadal are all defensive counterpunchers.
 

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Djokovic, Murray and Nadal are all defensive counterpunchers.
Nadal is arguably a defensive baseliner. Djokovic is a more rounded baseliner. Murray is a counterpuncher.
 

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The top pros these days aren't exactly pure stereotypes. They have relatively complete games, and so pegging them in the old fashioned ways is a bit difficult.

For instance we have seen Murray play high quality allcourt tennis against Rafa before. We have seen Djokovic play some counterpunching last year, and Rafa who used to be a pure defensive baseliner is now far more offensive.
 

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IS this joke? Last counterpunchers and you mentioned Davydenko? Davydenko in form 2009-early 2010 was total opposite of counterpuncher, that guy was playing very quickly after bounce, from both wings agressive tennis, great angles and you say counterpuncher:D
 

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what do you mean win? Murray is top 4 in the world. If you mean multi-slam winner than that has never been the case in mens tennis.
 

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Why can't defensive players win anymore :confused:
Don't sputter that Nadal is "defensive..." he has a great forehand and backhand
Murray is the top player, but he can't win a slam.

The last counterpunchers to do well are of yesteryear, like Davydenko, Hewitt

So why can't they win anymore?
And don't talk about new technology, speed of courts, and the player BS :eek: :rolleyes: :mad:

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ARE YOU **** oh my gawd you're stupid HOW CAN YOU SAY NADAL IS NOT DEFENSIVE AND DAVYDENKO IS DEFENISIVE ??!?!?!?!?!?!? HOW ... what the ? where am i living ...
 
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