Coria's a head case

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  1. iscottius

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    After last years French Open and the master series final vs rodick, I can't root for Coria at all. He's a drama queen and his racquet now matches his head.....holes in it. Does anyone feel the same way about his lack of guts? He appears to be the top clay courter in the world, but not in a big spot.

    the post is a little late but his french open antics still bother me.
     
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  2. hyperwarrior

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    All I can say is, Coria is my least favorite in the top 10.
     
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  3. Superior_Forehand

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    give him credit for making the top ten, coria isnt that bad...
     
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  4. iscottius

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    the only good thing about a coria match is the camera shots of his fiance'
     
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  5. BERDI4

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    He is the fastest player together with Hewitt. Coria slides better on clay though.
    He still needs to be stronger physically.
     
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  6. perfmode

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    And I bet you're a perfect gentleman on court.


    Stop judging others. None of you are perfect.
     
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  7. Rickson

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    Coria's a damn good clay courter, but he has trouble keeping it together during big matches. I believe Coria can take the French this year, but only if Federer gets knocked off early because if the 2 meet in the finals, Federer will pick him apart.
     
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  8. ClemsonTennis9

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    well put perfmode
     
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  9. 95nCode95

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    Hheckk No!!!

    I'M SORRY I'M TYPING IN CAPS. BUT I STRONGLY FEEL AGAINST SOME OF YOUR BELIEFS. Ahem, i'm a roger federer fan and a coria fan. BUT CORIA IS A VERY TALENTED AND GREAT PLAYER! He may seem cowardly, but he's jus unlucky. I beleive he might be treating his body not very great or over working his body. But i think coria is a great player can just needs a break through in his head. And he has holes in him because he needs some help with head. He needs a stronger mental aspect. Anyways i dont agree with some of you people, Coria is a great player and he deserves to be to 10 in the world.
     
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  10. BERDI4

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    I think the head is not his problem. The problem is he has a very small body so he spends a lot of energy to win every point.
     
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  11. mark_1981

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    coria is the best clay court player at the moment and would tear federer apart on clay. Also if you guys say is mentally week, how the hell has he won so many tournaments. It takes more talent and skill to win on clay than any other surface. Unlike you american idiots who think roddick is the best cause he can slam a hard serve down and nail a winner with his forehand, he can't do **** on clay cause he doesn't have the talent coria has, he just has power. Coria is top 10 because he is talented and mentally strong.
     
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  12. court_zone

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    Federer tore apart Coria, on clay, at a Masters event in Hamburg last year, when Coria ended up reaching the French finals. Roddick is the best and his game is unique. Though he would have liked to do better on clay, I am now expecting him do really put effort into doing well at Roland Garros.
     
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  13. arosen

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    Roddick is the best?Ahem... What? On every surface Fed owns him, Lleyton owns him, Nadal and a platoon of others own him on clay, how is Roddick the best? Granted, he has a sweet serve, but that about covers it.
     
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  14. Noelle

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    "Roddick is the best" is a statement of opinion. :) Being a Roddick fan, I'm inclined to say the same thing. BUT that's because I'm a Roddick fan.

    Back on topic... Coria? Anyone want to say anything about him? Personally he's in my top five favorite players since I love rooting for the little guy. He needs to show a little bit more concentration on court though.
     
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  15. Tomo

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    Very true! Remember, everyone, he's a light-weight and only about 5'9. He would do well to put on a few pounds of muscle ala Hewitt and to try and to work on mental toughness. He has the potential to be a consistent top 3 player.

    Hey, you forgot about his forehand and, um, and... oh, wait... that's it.
     
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  16. Superior_Forehand

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    "Unlike you american idiots who think roddick is the best cause he can slam a hard serve down and nail a winner with his forehand"

    hahah, what ever dude
     
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  17. andfor

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    .......and what country are you from and who's your country's best player?
     
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  18. raftermania

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    Is that baby switching gears?! Little Michael Schumacher in the making!
     
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  19. Superior_Forehand

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    I am just saying he is making a huge generalization about americans and who our favorite tennis players might be.
     
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  20. andfor

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    Oh, sarcasm. Very funny I get it. Sorry to flame. I was about to let you have it. :mrgreen:
     
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  21. @wright

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    i think Chaka, I mean Coria is a skilled player...
     
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  22. ja_

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    Federer tore Hewitt apart at the USO, TMC Houston, and a whole lot of other times. Federer DEFEATED Coria at Hamburg in 4 sets. And just to be cheeky, I'll add the excuse that Coria had a cold that week.

    Back on topic, Coria's head case...is getting better. Vs. Mello is a nice example. He was cramping a bit BUT he didn't call the trainer. Lack of guts. Indeed. He held it together and got through it. Vs. Nalbandian at the AO as well. Though he lost, he wasn't making a scene like he would usually do, complain about calls, whine about whatever was "making" him lose, yada yada. He just played, did what he could with a messed up groin and took it like a man. So indeed, he's workin' on it.
     
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