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2 M1000s which completes his double Golden Masters for the greatest event in tennis which he never won?

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calling the olympic tennis tourney the greatest event in tennis is quite a stretch tbh...
 

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Lol. He cried when del Potro gunned him down.

It is without question his biggest target. He hasnt had much luck with the draw;

in 2008 superhuman Nadal gunned him down.
in 2012 he met a player who he would never have a chance of taking a single set off on the surface.
in 2016 the crowd made sure the fan favourite would deliver.
 

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Murray would trade 1 OG for 1Golden Masters? :)

I don't think any of the big4 would trade his titles because its his story.
 

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I don't know what novak wants, but I wouldn't want to trade this. What he did is a unique achievement, if novak never wins gold, so be it, but what he did is stuning and very satisfying.
 

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A Masters 1000 tournament win that gives him the second Golden Masters for a slightly above ATP500 tournament that doesn't even give ATP points anymore, are you taking a piss?
 

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You could argue if this was a normal year he鈥檇 probably go all out at Tokyo, skip Toronto and gradually try to lift his form at Cincinnati for the USO. With that said, this is a nice consolation prize and I鈥檓 sure he鈥檚 happy how it worked out.
 

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The great thing about the Olympics moved to next year AND him bagging his double career masters at Cincy is that it gives him complete freedom to go full assault at the Olympics now and not worry about Cincy from now on since the Olympics was around that particular time.

There will be no fatigue.No backlog of matches.Nothing!
 

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Olympics are irrelevant for global sports that are able to organise major events themselves.

It's important for sports like archery, BMX, fencing, curling and speed skating. Every four years these sports get more attention, because they are part of the same event that benefits from the commercial success of global sports.
 

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Double Career Golden Masters is above everything else, so of course not.

The olympic gold is an overhyped achievement, it depends on too many factors to be considered a must have title, a player has only 2 or 3 times in his professional life. Let麓s say a player is the undisputed GOAT but had health issues in that particular year, 1 single event in 4 years, or let麓s say during the player麓s active career the olympic was boycotted by half the olympic nations, or there麓s something happening just that particular year, is it fair to use that missing olimpic gold to discredit the player? I don麓t think so.

If it麓s there it麓s a funny welcomed title, more fore the player麓s country than for the player himself, but if it麓s not, it doesn麓t change much for the player麓s legacy
 

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Double Career Golden Masters is above everything else, so of course not.

The olympic gold is an overhyped achievement, it depends on too many factors to be considered a must have title, a player has only 2 or 3 times in his professional life. Let麓s say a player is the undisputed GOAT but had health issues in that particular year, 1 single event in 4 years, or let麓s say during the player麓s active career the olympic was boycotted by half the olympic nations, or there麓s something happening just that particular year, is it fair to use that missing olimpic gold to discredit the player? I don麓t think so.

If it麓s there it麓s a funny welcomed title, more fore the player麓s country than for the player himself, but if it麓s not, it doesn麓t change much for the player麓s legacy
That's what makes it even more valuable. Of course Djokovic would trade his Cincy titles for Olympic Gold. SF loss to Nadal in 08 and R1 loss to Delpo in 2016 Djokovic has consistently said were his most emotional losses of his career. Olympics you only get a couple chances for it. Djoker can win Cincy any year
 

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No bartering allowed in tennis, or for that matter, in any sport. Either win the Olympics Gold or wipe your brows and move on.
 

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One, absolutely yes.
Two, absolutely no.
 
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