Best composite all time player?

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  1. slice bh compliment

    slice bh compliment G.O.A.T.

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    True.

    Special props to Pete, Rafter, and Federer. I know it's boring to say Federer, but the guy's got a hell of an overhead from just about anywhere...to anywhere.

    Pete only competed in the first sliver of this decade, but for obvious reasons, he's got to be mentioned for his slam dunk smashes (Darryl Dawkins would find names for each of them).
    Agassi's overhead was underrated, probably because he did not come in much and did not get lobbed much. But he got to them and put them away.
    Rafter was an uncanny mover at net and his overhead was deadly, even against a great lob.
     
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  2. Ambivalent

    Ambivalent Hall of Fame

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    Especially the lobs that end up bouncing near the baseline that Federer manages to put ridiculous spin on so the next shot is a sitter :p
     
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  3. pc1

    pc1 Legend

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    You're right about Federer. I thought about him I figured everyone's is so good that I wondered if it was just because I see him on television so often that I rated it highly. I can't think of many players on the men's side that have bad overheads now.

    Good choice with Rafter.
     
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  4. Michael Bluth

    Michael Bluth Semi-Pro

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    First Serve: Karlovic
    Second Serve: Sampras.
    Forehand: Fed
    Backhand: Gasquet for the one-hand, Nalbandian for the two hand.
    Volleys: Rafter.
    Speed: Monfils
    Conditioning: Agassi
    Footwork: Fed
    Overhead: Sampras
    Lob: Hewitt
    Passing Shots: Nadal
    Mental(Fighting Spirit): Nadal
    Mental(Closing): Sampras
     
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  5. jimbo333

    jimbo333 Hall of Fame

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    What an absolutely superb post!
     
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  6. Skabeast121

    Skabeast121 Banned

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    I am prolly gonna get flamed so bad but here it goes (BTW I'm not using the same person twice):

    Federer's 1st serve
    Djokovic's 2nd serve (I love his kick serve and I don't even like Djokovic)
    Federer's forehand
    Safin's backhand (I'm surprised no one said this yet)
    McEnroe's half volleys
    Rafter's volleys
    Roddick's overhead smash
    Agassi's return of serve
    Murray's competitive mind
    Nadal's concentration
    Borg's speed
     
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  7. Skabeast121

    Skabeast121 Banned

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    OK nm im an idiot im gonna change forehand to Gulbis's forehand, I'm gonna assume all his forehands are gonna go in...but thats too much isn't it.
     
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  8. IvanAndreevich

    IvanAndreevich Legend

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    Agassi had one of the best overheads on tour. Seriously, he put them away from just about anywhere and never missed one. Just amazing.
     
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