Comment About Andy Murray

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  1. McEnroeisanartist

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    Since 1973, there have been five players who ranked in the top 4 at year end for 2 or more years but never finished in the top 2.

    Vitas Gerulaitis (2)
    Goran Ivansevic (2)
    Sergi Bruguera (2)
    Nikolay Davydenko (2)
    Andy Murray (5)
     
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  2. winstonplum

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    It shows how incredible Murray is, and that he had the bad luck to be playing behind two of the greatest players of all time.
     
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  3. sunof tennis

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    and maybe three. Novak still has time to add several slams to his resume which obviously will boast his legacy.
     
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  4. Sabratha

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    Murray would have been a dominating force in another era, that's for sure.
     
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  5. The Bawss

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    No, it merely shows that he unequivocally doesn't belong with the likes of Nadal, Roger and Novak.
     
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    Has nothing to do with luck. He's just not skilled enough to beat those in front of him on a consistent basis.
     
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  7. The Bawss

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    Sampras/Agassi would have mirked him. He's a modern day Courier at best.
     
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  8. Cup8489

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    Courier was number 1. Thanks for proving his point.
     
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  9. The Bawss

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    No chit.

    Because Courier was a "dominating force"? Ok whatever you say, boss.
     
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  10. Sabratha

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    The #1 player is a dominating force, Courier was in 1992.
     
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  11. The Bawss

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    He was a transition champ at best. Please top arguing against facts.
     
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  12. Gonzo_style

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    That will change next year...
     
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  13. kishnabe

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    Courier is one the most underrated American player ever. 1992,93 AO Champ, 1991,92 FO Champ. 93 FO RUP. 93 Wimbledon RUP. 91 US RUP.

    Played a few Major QF after his downfall. He could have dominated a bit more if he believed in himself. Had the game to still win.

    Murray would kill himself to have a career like Courier did. 4 Slams in a quality field speaks for itself.
     
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  14. Bobby Jr

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    This ^.

    I agree. For a two year stretch Courier was basically the man. He didn't lose to Agassi for a five year stretch at one point either.
     
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  15. The-Champ

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    c'mon dude, it's one thing to hate but you gotta admit, Murray is great player. He's beaten them all.

    I don't like Djokovic but he is definitely an all-time great.
     
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  16. Sabratha

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    Transitional champ or not, he was a dominating force in the early 90s.
     
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    ... and Rafael Nadal.
     
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  18. Sabratha

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    Murray also would have totally dominated the early 2000s circuit, posting year end #1 rankings for 2000, 2001, 2002 and maybe 2003.
     
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  19. adil1972

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    sampras destroyed both courier and agassi
     
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  20. Sabratha

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    Yes? And? What's your point?
     
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  21. PhrygianDominant

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    lol

    10nadulls
     
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  22. beast of mallorca

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    You just have to ruin it for the Murray fans, haven't you ?
    However you flip Murray's status, he's been a great player in this era, and will definitely assume greater stature in the coming years. He has beaten the Big 3 in a more or less consistent basis compared to the rest of the field, and in the BIG stages as well. Windy or not, he's a Slam winner and will probably win a few more, and probably assume the #1 rank at some point.
     
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  23. Hawkeye7

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    He isn't ruining anything. His desperate attempts are laughable at best. :)
     
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  24. Goosehead

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    Hummm ok lets see..andy defeated djokovic and then federer to win olympic G.

    Also lets not forget the very close aust open SF and also the effervescent

    U.S. OPEN FINAL WON BY ANDYYYYY V MR DJOKOVIC :-|
     
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  25. Phoenix1983

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    Golden era of men's tennis I say.
     
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  26. McEnroeisanartist

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    I would agree.
     
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  27. The Bawss

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    English isn't your first language is it?


    That remains to be seen.
     
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