5 top ten wins

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  1. jokinla

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    With Nalby losing today, it ended the possibility that he might have to beat Nadal/Fed/Djoker to win a tourney, and a total of 5 top ten guys. When thinking about it, you could possibly be ranked as high as #17 and have to do it, which seems almost unfair to be ranked so high, and still have to have that tough a draw, but anyhow, anyone know if a player has defeated 5 top ten players in a single tournament, Mustard??
     
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  2. Moose Malloy

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    the closest I can recall was Wilander beating the #2, 3, 4, & 5 seeds to win the French.
     
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  3. joeri888

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    I assume you want to discount the World Tour Finals?

    Otherwise, Federer in 2011, 2010 (1,3,4,5,7 I think it was) etc. etc.
     
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  4. jokinla

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    Yes, wasn't considering the WTF, because that's usually only the top 8.
     
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  5. Cormorant

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    Guillermo Canas came so close to achieving this feat when he defeated Safin(2), Haas(3), Kafelnikov(5), Federer(10), and Roddick(12) in Montreal '02.
     
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    Check out Nalbandian's draw at the 2007 Madrid Masters.

    2nd round - Berdych
    3rd round - Del Potro
    QF - Nadal
    SF - Djokovic
    F - Federer

    If Del Potro didn't pull off an upset (remember it's 2007) and beat Robredo who was top 10 at the time, Nalbandian could've gone 5 out of 5 against top 10 players in that tournament.

    Nalbandian also beat 4 top 10 players in Paris just weeks later and 5 top 15 players.
     
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    Berdych top ten in 2007?
     
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  8. jackson vile

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    Wow, I really don't know what to say. Now that is a well deserved title.
     
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  9. tennis_pro

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    Yep, just (at no 10).
     
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  10. Andres

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    Technically, Roddick was already Top10 (#10) by reaching that final :)

    He also almost repeated the feat in 2007, when he beat #1 Federer, #6 Robredo, #7 Ljubicic and then lost to #10 Djokovic in the finals (M1000 Miami)
     
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  11. RCizzle65

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    Some interesting stats in this topics, thanks!
     
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  12. Cormorant

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    That's right, I'd forgotten that. And Federer fell out of the top ten the following week, and wouldn't return for the next two months.
     
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