Favorite Unique Player

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  1. tennisbuck

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    Ok so I have pretty much discovered that everbody around here has a favorite top player(fed, murray, nadal,ect). What i want to know is who is your favorite player thats not a member of the top 4? Just stating my faves are Almagro and Florian Mayer.
     
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  2. Feña14

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    Mayer for me too, i've always liked Tipsarevic, but now he's been around the top 10 for awhile i'm not sure if he counts as much.
     
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  3. tennisbuck

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    Lol yeah he still counts. Especially since you were a fan from the beginning :)
     
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  4. Sabratha

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    Tomas Berdych.
     
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    Berdych: love fearless, power-hitting
    Gulbis: he WILL win a slam. You heard it here first :)
    Gasquet: love his backhand
    Cilic: great guy, just has some mental issues to work out
    Harrison: he's a brat, but he's got major potential

    Other players who seem to be on their way out: Fish (??), Baghdatis, Davydenko & Nalbandian
     
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  6. shermanator12290

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    Stan "Stanley" Wawrinka
     
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  8. galain

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    Current - Wawrinka or Dolgopolov

    Former - Arazi, Leconte

    Really unique - Santoro, Braasch, Gene Mayer.
     
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  9. jelle v

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    Nalbandian, but also ever since Roland Garros David Goffin! :)

    Both really beautiful style of play in my opinion.
     
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  10. Rozroz

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    if Goffin manage to improve he's my only hope for a new top stylish player.
     
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  11. Warmaster

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    Davydenko, Baghdatis, Nalbandian, Malisse, Wawrinka, Goffin, Haas, Kohlschreiber, Tsonga (on grass) and Berdych for his effortless power. I like Delpo as well.
     
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  12. sansaephanh

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    Definitely.
     
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  13. Ms Nadal

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    Fabio Fognini. Got great talent!
     
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  14. jelle v

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    I agree.. very few stylish players these days... :(
     
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    Dmitrov and Goffin.
     
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  16. Ms Nadal

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    We will see about Goffin. There are no great new talents coming up. Thats for sure.
     
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  17. -RF-

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  18. TTMR

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    Fabrice Santoro is my favourite player of all time. I wish it were possible for someone like him to emerge again.
     
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  19. Crisstti

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    Nalbandian, Baghdatis, Haas. I like what I've seen of Florian Mayer as well.
     
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  20. Sim

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    No clue why I like watching Florian Mayer play...perhaps it's because of his awkward style.

    Loved to watch Soderling as well when he was around :(
     
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  21. Crisstti

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    A few Mayer fans I see :). Wouldn't have expected it.

    How old is he BTW?, I don't think I had noticed he existed until rather recently.
     
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    I like Dimitrov's style. Well he may not reach top 10 or 20 but when you see his style you would think that he is a one of the top players nowadays. The boy is too much on pressure as they expect too much from him.
     
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  23. Roger Wawrinka

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    Dolgopolov
     
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    Kohlschreiber, Wawrinka,Haase. 1HBH 4 Life.
     
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    Unique Player? Santoro is in there for unique for sure.
     
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    Had (still have) a serious crush on Marcos Baghdadis for several years (I'm a lady). Also have to smile whenever John Isner and Nick Mahut play, possibly because of their historic Wimbledon match. On the women's side, I kind of like Marion Bartoli's weird serve.
     
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  27. Gonzalito17

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    Rios, Dolgopolov, Dustin Brown!
     
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  28. フェデラー

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    Doggy Style all day

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    Dat slice backhand
     
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    Dolgopolov really has an interesting game.
     
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    hewitt and nalbandian
     
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  31. roundiesee

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    Yes, agreed about Mayer; also ditto for Goffin, Malisse and Dimitrov. I also like to watch one handers from lesser known players, eg Guillermo García-López
     
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  32. Sabratha

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    I think he's 29 or 30.
     
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  33. Def

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    Roddick all the way
     
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  34. BauerAlmeida

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    Nalbandian, Dolgo, Mahut, Berlocq, Ferrero, Schwank, Baghdatis and Goffin.
     
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  35. forzamilan90

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    Grigor Dimitrov is my favorite player after Federer. The fact that he is Bulgarian, and has a pretty style of game helps out too.
     
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  36. The-Champ

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    Nadal= awkward looking but one of the greatest fhs of all time. Has produced some of the greatest passing shots ever.
     
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  37. forzamilan90

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    ^^^Op was asking for outside of the top 4
     
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  38. kaku

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    Nishikori is my favorite player outside the top 4.
     
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  39. roundiesee

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    I think he's 28 going on 29.

    Florian Mayer is a German professional tennis player. He plays on both the ATP Tour and the Challenger Tour. Mayer reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 18 on 6 June 2011. Wikipedia

    Born: October 5, 1983, Bayreuth

    Height: 1.90 m

    Turned pro: 2001
     
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  40. The-Champ

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    sorry, I've already imagined Nadal being outside the top 10. :(
     
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  41. shermanator12290

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    I actually laughed out loud.. not just saying lol.. so true though
     
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  42. kishnabe

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    Nishikori because.. he is Japanese.
    Cilic because he is a kind guy to his fans.
    Baghdatis....since he reminds me of my goofy cousin.
    Nalbandian....because of his phenomal ball striking ablity.
     
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  43. PhrygianDominant

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    Guilty of liking almost all players with 1hbh...

    Tipsarevic also, short guys with good serves are rare.

    Brian Baker has got my eye lately.

    Ryan Harrison and Milos Raonic because they both believe in coming to the net. Always good to see.
     
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  44. Fyrepower

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    1.Tsonga
    2.Kei Nishikori
    3.Gulbis
     
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  46. Gonzo_style

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    Del Potro, Tsonga and recently Jerzhy Janowicz.
     
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  47. DolgoSantoro

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    Well as my name suggests I liked Santoro before he retired, you don't get much more unique than that. If we're considering current players only then Dolgopolov obviously, I also like Wawrinka and Bozoljac
     
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    Tsonga, Monfils, Del Potro and Raonic.
     
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    Tsonga for his attacking style
    Nalbandian ... well in my opinion he is the second most talented tennis player after federer
     
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  50. vive le beau jeu !

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    baghdatis, gasquet, gulbis, nishikori, raonic...
     
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