God-mode Federer

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  1. Jamin2112

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  2. BlueClayIsRealClay

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    Wow he was so much faster then and this with a lot more power. funny thing is, look at the score
     
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    His shots had a lot more zip and bite back then imo....
     
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  4. Defcon

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    That was a fun match.
     
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    He used to be way faster.
     
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    The court's way faster and the opponent's way slower than what Fed is usually playing on and against.
     
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    Ha ha... God mode indeed. Santoro struggled to get more than 25% of his ground-strokes past the service line in that video, with about 1/3 less pace than today's top players and on faster courts. Pretty sure that makes attacking pretty easy for guys like Federer.
     
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    Faster courts, Fed was better, and it was entertaining. But he didn't exactly play godly that day. He doesn't go like 7-5 7-5 against Santoro if he is in God Mode. With all respect to Fabrice
     
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    Santoro claimed that match was the best match he played in his career. He was playing some magical tennis himself on that day.
     
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    His fluidity was way more apparent looking at these kinds of clips. Some of that is missing nowadays, not as fast, not as fluid, but alas it happens even to the best of them
     
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    If that was god mode (OP's link), it should have been triple bagel, not 5, 5, and 6.
     
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    Not always how it works, but if you're interested in seeing GOATerer bagel high class opponents, look no further than... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKETvVqxTmk
     
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    Maybe you should try porn instead.
     
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    There is no mode to God.
     
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    BlueClayIsRealClay got banned?

    Did not see that coming.
     
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    And Santoro benefited from the fast court more than Federer. You will never see a genuine Santoro-like player emerge these days. Slow courts favour the power game.
     
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  22. laughingbuddha

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    Actually slow courts favor mechanical pushers
     
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    It's official, Rafa is a pusher. :twisted:
     
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    Does it take more power to hit a winner on a fast court or a slow court?
     
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    lol first point into the game and you're wondering where the winner went. then you rewind and see his backhand shoot down the line like a laser
     
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