Do you think djokovic will ever be number 1?

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  1. KuanMaster

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    i think djoko plays well at 'normal tournament', but he is not reaching very far now in the slams (2009)
     
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  2. TheTruth

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    The tennis landscape changes on a daily.

    Anything can happen.

    That being said, yes, he can reach no. 1.
     
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  3. TennezSport

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    U Never Kno......

    While you never know what can happen, the problem that Djoker will always have is his fitness and breathing issues. While he may be able to perform well in a 2 out of 3 format, it's a whole different world when you have to sustain that level for 3 out of 5 slam sets. Throw in an on fire player or adverse weather conditions and things look even worse for Novak...........but it's still possible if the stars are right; just ask Fed.

    If he does reach #1, he will not have it for long unless he fixes his issues.

    Cheers, TennezSport :cool:
     
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  4. Brned

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    Since we have Rios and Safin
     
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  5. NamRanger

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    Safin totally deserved his world #1 ranking; Rios on the otherhand managed to accomplish it in a totally broken system.
     
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  6. NamRanger

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    He was playing at a level of tennis that his body could not sustain. From my own experience (playing out of my own skin) I knew he was going to just simply get tired. If it was on a faster surface, I fancy Del Potro's chances against any of the big 4 now (especially the USO).
     
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  8. Cyan

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    Yup. I can see it happening in the future.
     
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  9. egn

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    He can very well get there in time I imagine though it would have to be in 2-3 years but he can get there.
     
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  10. OrangePower

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    Not gonna happen. He is a great player but is already being overshadowed by rivals that are of similar age (Nadal and Murray), plus there are several younger players that have potential to overtake him in future (eg Delpo, Cilic).
     
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  11. latestgood

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    bump

    bump

    :twisted::twisted::twisted::twisted:
     
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  12. Ace of Aces

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    After careful consideration I think Djokovic could possibly reach No.1

    Lol
     
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  13. JTJet

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    Man have things changed. Looking at this thread just shows how things can change easily.
     
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  14. latestgood

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    It's crazy how things have changed for (better/worse)?
     
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  15. epiczeko

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    I love reading the comments here posted almost 4 years ago saying it will never happen! Don't ever underestimate anybody :) Especially the Djoker.
     
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  16. Sabratha

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    Djokovic sure turned things around.
     
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  17. Tony48

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    I probably had my doubts about him being #1 as well. He was DEFINITELY talented enough, but his mentality was the question, especially in the era of Fedal. But he handled that superbly.

    If I took the poll, I would have answered yes...just based on sheer talent.
     
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  18. veroniquem

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    Excellent bump. The first thing that struck me reading this thread is the # of banned posters. Wow, I didn't realize there were so many :shock: The second thing is I'm proud of my own contribution to it. Both my posts were right on the mark. (In all modesty :oops::))


    ETA: one has to note that this thread was started when Djoko was struggling the most and during a few weeks when Murray passed him in the rankings. So for people who don't see the big picture and only go by "flavor of the month", a lot of the comments were expected.
     
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  19. TMF

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    Do you feel lucky that they didn't ban you?
     
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  20. veroniquem

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    I remember reading Toni's interviews in which he said Djoko was the most talented player after Fed and Rafa. It was such an evidence to me but clearly it wasn't to everybody...
     
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  21. Tennis_Hands

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    Well.

    That explains your posts. Having in mind, that you believe everything, that comes from ****'s camp.

    Are you sure, that you reached to those conclusions on your own, dear?

    :oops:
     
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  22. veroniquem

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    It was a joint decision ;) Not that hard either for a guy who had 2 slam finals (and 1 title) at the age of 20 and was already beating Fed and Nadal in masters. Not an opinion that required such a high IQ I'm afraid. Just common sense and average observation skills.
     
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  23. Feather

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    Average observation skills need to be updated :wink:
     
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