Federer's slam results for 2010

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  1. grafselesfan

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    Predict Federer's slam results for 2010
     
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  2. I will...

    AO: He will win it- Hasnt won it since 2007 and he has got to be hungry as a tiger for a 4th one down under. As always in AO i expect a fluke (Thomas Johansson, Clement,Grosjean,Verdasco) being in the SF/F

    FO: SF- Mission in Paris already accomplished- He could care less imo. He probably goes out to Nadal or Del Potro.

    Wimbledon: He will win his last one here, vs either Roddick Murray or Soderling in the final. This may also be Federers last GS. His 17th.

    USO: The magnificent GS- SF/F consecutive will end right here, he will be upset in the QF.
     
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    Zero titles. Finals in Wimby, Semis or worse in Aussie and USO. Early out in FO.
     
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  4. vanity

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    No slams in 2010. Perhaps in 2011.
     
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  5. borg number one

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    I think it's a safe bet that he'll win anywhere from 0 to 2 Grand Slams during 2010.

    I think his best bets are the Australian Open and Wimbledon. I don't see him winning the US Open or French Open next year. If he wins the AO, that'll give him momentum going into the critical FO/Wimbledon period. I think either Del Potro or Djokovic is more likely to win the AO at this stage, and I'd put Nadal & Del Potro as the FO favorites.

    I think Federer may be tough to beat, but still beatable at even Wimbledon next year. Several will contend at Wimbledon this coming year, in my opinion, including Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic as the strongest contenders for the Game's biggest prize.
     
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    Australian Open- Champion
    French Open- semis
    Wimbledon- Champion
    U.S Open- Champion
     
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    Australian Open- semis
    French Open- Champion
    Wimbledon- Champion
    U.S Open- Champion
     
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  8. Strobe Lights

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    22 consecutive semifinals, 17 out of the last 18 finals. But this kind of form has to end eventually. Almost impossible to predict the end of dominance though. If you predict it and it doesn't happen people will mock you by stating the kind of stats up above.

    I think Federer will have another very successful year at the Majors. I'm thinking very similarly to TMOP, except I think the semifinal run will continue. 4th AO title, knocked out in the FO semis, 7th Wimbledon and knocked out in the USO semis.
     
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    Australian Open- final
    French Open- Champion
    Wimbledon- Champion
    U.S Open- semis
     
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    Australian- Semis or Finals
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  11. Anaconda

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    Hopefully Federer wins 0 slams this year. His domination put me off watching the sport for a while.

    But we all know that Federer will win at least 1 slam next year. If he wins 2 slams then it is still seen as a fail and 3 slams in a year for the guy is just a normal year!!!

    AO - depends on whether he wants it
    FO - RU
    W - win wimbledon blindfolded
    US - Wins but has tough matches.
     
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  12. Telepatic

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    AO: qf
    RG: SF
    W: W
    Us: SF

    (Bad year for Fed as usual)
     
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    Hmmmm...... You know what?

    The Grand Slam
    Or finalist at Wimbledon and French at the most.

    Basically, all 4 or none. A bold prediction, but what the heck :twisted:
     
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    Since no one dare to say this, I will do it:

    AO: W
    RG: W
    W: W
    Us: W
     
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    Australian Open- winner
    French Open- winner
    Wimbledon- winner
    U.S Open- winner

    With Nadal never getting back to his old level and Federer having no pressure on him but mega determination still in the slams the Calender Slam is a very good chance.
     
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    AO- Champion
    FO- Semifinalist
    Wimbledon- Champion
    USO- Runner-up
     
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    You jinxed Fed!
     
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    Australia - I think if there is one slam Federer wants to win more than any other, it's Australia. He suffered a crushing defeat, and one of his most embarrassing moments of his career in 2009, and I think he wants to right the ship. Federer wins, and does so impressively, beating a couple of the big players en route.

    Paris - I think Federer will play loosely, and it will cost him. He'll meet Djokovic or DelPo in the semis and lose a tight match.

    Wimbledon - Federer v. Nadal IV: Federer triumphs and gets more revenge, winning Wimbledon #7.

    New York - At 29 years old, the SF streak comes to an end at 25 straight Slams, and Fed loses to a guy like Cilic in the QF.
     
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    You are not a fan of the GAME of tennis, are you?
     
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    If Fed plays Delpo or Djoker in Paris he will win. Delpo is a hard court player and Djoker is weaker upstairs in big matches.
     
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    Australian Open- winner
    French Open- winner
    Wimbledon- winner
    U.S Open- runner-up
     
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    Australian Open: W
    Roland Garros: F
    Wimbledon: W
    US Open: QF
     
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    Aus:semi's loses to Soderling
    RG:Win agianst Nadal
    WB:Runner up so he loses to Roddick.
    US: Runner Up to Nadal
     
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  24. Anaconda

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    Yes i am a 'fan' on the game tennis, i am not a fan of one person dominating - is it that hard to believe. Not everyone has to worship Federer.
     
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    Australian - SF
    French - F
    Wimbledon- W
    UsOpen - SF
     
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    Beautiful, Lion King. Some people are not fans of the sport. They just like to see guys loop pretty yellow balls back and forth from a legion of 2 handed backhand players who never leave the baseline. A guy like Andy Murray or Rafa, coming up with 3, 4, 5 winners after 75 minutes of play is turning me off, but I'm still watching.

    That said, the only guy scary to me in Roger's way is Del Potro, and Nadal, h2h. If Nadal finds himself in a GS final against Roger, he has a huge mental edge. Though that's the healthy Rafa.

    With Del Potro, Roger no longer dictates play. He has to work that out, and he has often been slow and stubborn when it comes to stuck matchups like this one. Roger can't just roll out of bed and beat Del Potro anymore.

    The slams are a different animal, and Roger is still king. but he has done better on soft courts than hard in the last few years.

    I like him a little better at RG than the AO or the Open, though I am sure he wants to silence those like me who are doubting him on hards. He will probably find a way @ SW-19.

    He will win 1-3 slams next year...LOL. Probably he won't win more than a token slam or two after that, though the onus is on the field to beat him in a best of 5 set format. Favorable draws will also be a factor.
     
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  27. GrafisGOAT

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    Australian Open- final
    French Open- final
    Wimbledon- Winner
    U.S Open- Winner

    Federer is still king. Deal with it people.
     
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  28. Anaconda

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    Don't talk. I like what i like. I just warm to Hewitt/Safin and Roddick more than anyone.

    If you had any knowledge then you would know that the best backhands in existance = Nalbandian/Murray/Safin/Djokovic are 2H BH's.

    Maybe you are just a closed person who only likes Federer.
     
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  29. GrafisGOAT

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    No wonder a Hewitt, Safin, and Roddick fanboy hates Federer. After all the ass whoopings those 3 took from Federer over the years. Dont blame you for being bitter.

    It is like how all the fans of players who Graf smacked around over the years seem to hate her. That is why Navratilova, Seles, Novotna, Sabatini, Davenport, Hingis, Martinez, Pierce, Capriati....oh wait fans of every player is bitter towards Graf since she owned everyone. :)
     
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  30. Anaconda

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    Oh god. I didn't say i hated Federer - i said that it gets boring watching the same guy winning. I'm not bitter as i know that Federer deserved to ass kick.

    Oh yeah and when Safin shows up he is able to beat Federer at his best level - remember AO 2005. Safin Def. Federer 5-7, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(6), 9-7 so goodbye.
     
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  31. GrafisGOAT

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    Dream on. That wasnt Federer's best level anywhere near how it was Safin's. That is like saying Pierce at the 94 French Open proved her best is better than Graf's. Federer played well but has played hundreds of matches better than that one. Safin has played maybe 1 or 2 matches his career as good as that one. Federer still had match point and could have won in 4 without a dumb shot. The overall head to head is something like 10-2. Safin had to have brought his best for some of those but obviously still lost since Federer is the way better player.
     
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  32. Anaconda

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH.

    2005 was Federer's best year - in terms of his game level - anyone with substancial knowledge knows that Federer played his best all-court tennis that year.

    Silly comment, please, remove yourself from this board before you say something even more foolish.
     
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  33. GrafisGOAT

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    This coming from the same moron who thinks Nadal played his best tennis vs Soderling at the French Open this year. Now that one is worth a HAHAHAHAAHHAAHHAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHAAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!
     
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  34. GustafsonFanatic

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    My prediction:

    AO - QF
    RG - QF
    WB - SF
    US - SF
     
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    Australian Open: F/W
    French Open: SF/F
    Wimbledon: W
    U.S. Open: F/W
     
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  36. GrafisGOAT

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    What the heck are you smoking?
     
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  37. GustafsonFanatic

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    Well I'm no Federer fan so that may explain part of it. Not saying I'm going to be right or anything. I'm just not as high on Federer as some others on here are. For some reason I see him having a down year next year, in the slams at least.

    And I think Nadal has a better shot at the French than Federer does.
     
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  38. GrafisGOAT

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    I agree Nadal has a better shot at the French than Federer or anyone else. Even if Nadal isnt a lock to win the French anymore, if it gets to the point he isnt even the odds on favorite there going in anymore, then I will believe the skeptics who think he is really finished.

    Still I cant see Federer not making a single slam final, even if he had a worse year than expected. He is just too tough and hungry in the slams and there arent enough others who can keep beating him before the finals that often. No way.
     
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    This is lambiel spins on a troll account btw, as that is the same exact thing he/she said about the Federer/Safin match. "Hundreds more" is the give away.
     
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  40. vanity

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    Someone seems to be enjoying trolling...
     
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  41. AM95

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    NEVER underestimate Fed..he'll prove all of you hater/doubters wrong
     
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    OK, let's get serious

    AO - SF/F
    FO - F
    SW - W
    US - F/W
     
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    Hewitt and his tremendous backhand have lost to Fed, what, 14 of the last15? Roddick? Safin?

    You're funny. You list these 'best' backhands...I count 4 slam wins in that list. That's a yr and a quarter's worth of time for Roger.

    Technology has changed. But the best CHAMPIONS are still 1-handers. You want a list?

    My list has no Nalbandians either...65th player in the world with the best backhand...LOL...the guy has won like 10 tournaments in 12 years.

    I do like Roger, but that is because I like beautiful tennis. Also, I like 1 handed backhands. You know why?

    B/C it's not a lazy little girl shot. It's not a shot that kids pick up b/c they can't hold a stick with 1 hand and then never switch to playing the right way.

    And it doesn't leave players stuck on the baseline, dug in, like baseball players in the batter's box.

    See I like to watch all parts of tennis...2 handers have the urge to stay back, and that is boring. Is that what you like? Boring?

    Also, the 2 handed shot requires more set up time. Why do most 2-handers hit a large portion of their returns with 1-hand? B/C serves are fast, and these guys don't have time to shift their grips and especially, to get way out wide and rip the 2 hand shot.

    Does that make sense? You are gonna slice with 1 hand anyway, and volley, and you are gonna have to hit many returns with one hand. To each his own...enjoy getting 'warm' to Hewitt, Safin, and Roddick.
     
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  44. kOaMaster

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    I think he might give away the semifinal-streak at the french.
    for the AO...I think he's the #1, should be well prepared and fully concentrated on thisone. this might be next years most important slam for federer. at least semis.
    wimbledon - everything possible. I'd say he loses the final
    us open. too far away yet, but maybe söderling gets his revenge there :D
     
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  46. GustafsonFanatic

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    At the French? Whom is he gonna lose to? Del Potro will probably be No.4 then and he won't meet him before the semis. You mean Haas and Acasuso?

    Actually, if Fed sees that Rafa is not at his best in the early clay season, he may push himself to perform better at RG and maybe win it for the second time.
     
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    He will win Wimbledon.
     
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    I think Fed is still hungry for the slams, but he prolly doesn't even care about he other tourneys anymore. For Fed its all about the slams which is why he will still have great results in them. You cannot doubt the man who made all 4 finals this year. But the #1 looks doubtful. Fun thought imagine him reclaiming the #1 End of year twice!
     
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  49. veroniquem

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    Obviously Fed is a great champion and anything can happen. I can see how people could use the logic that he made all slam finals this year, so why not 4 wins for next year?
    On the other hand, I don't see Fed getting better on hard, I see him getting worse and yes he won RG last year but after being pushed to the limit in several 5 setters and with the extreme luck of avoiding playing either Djokovic or Nadal against whom I'm convinced he would have lost. It is stretching it to imagine he could have the same stroke of luck twice in a row. One can also easily conceive that Delpo will become more confident and dangerous even on clay.
    Even Wimbledon, he won it but was close to losing to a guy who had never been a great threat for him before, so it's not a lock by any means.
    About hard court, the excuse that Fed is saving himself for the slams has run its course. Whether he's prioritizing or not, he still lost both finals on hard to 2 different players and he almost lost to Berdych in an early round at AO. He also lost Basel to Djoko, WTF to both Delpo and Davydenko and what to say about the Benneteau episode? The only good news for Fed is that he seems to have finally found a way to overcome Murray.
    So it's hard to predict and nothing would surprise me anymore after what happened at RG this year! But I would tend to anticipate 0 to 1 slam title and maybe only 2 finals instead of 4.
     
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    This should be a poll.
    I'd say Wimbledon victory and "that is all".
     
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