Greatest point of all time?

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  1. SStrikerR

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    There's no specific criteria for this, just tell us your favorite point, and why. Links are also nice if you have a good video of it. You may pick a point because Of its significance in a match, for the shotmaking skill, for the crazy athleticism involved, whatever. Those are just some ideas.

    Personally, I'm a fan of shotmaking, so improv shots and similar things usually get my vote. But the point in last years USO final, where Novak attacked relentlessly yet Rafa kept defending until djokovic finally managed a backhand winner... That was pretty epic. It reminded me of the quote from The Dark Knight "This is what happens when an unstoppable force means an immovable object."
     
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    I was clearly thinking about these one too !!
     
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    That point between Federer and Hewitt comes to mind...

    edit: there must also be some great points between Nadal and Djokovic.
     
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    Sampras hit a clean winner, right?

    Damn it was out.

    I wish it had been for the sake of history. Reminds me of this amazing backhand flick Federer hit at Wimbledon that landed out.

    This is the one I was talking about. Absolutely insane. How did he generate that much pace?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEysBocPWOE&feature=player_detailpage#t=95s
     
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    that overhead lob fed hit at the 2008 us open semi against djoker. that shot was beautiful
     
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    Wimbledon 2008, Federer BH DTL when he was down MP 4th set TB.
     
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    95% of the crowd were on their feet when Nadal won that point!
     
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    With Federer there are two many great points its impossible to pick. The guy invented so many type of great shots you can fill hours of highlights.
     
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    And the other 5% were in their chairs catching their breath :twisted:
     
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    the hewitt vs fed one hands down
     
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    I guess that it has to be the tweener winner of Roger Federer at the US Open semifinal against Djokovic. It's not only the way he played it, but also the stage and the circumstances.
     
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    my favourite is that one with Santoro and Nalbandian... pure comedy!
     
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    Fed's smash-lobs are the greatest shots EVER. Even better than his tweener winners.
     
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    Can we avoid always proposing federer for these shots?
    Ok he's really an awesome shotmakerbut there are many other monster shots from other players just as good to always pick federer's
     
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    Can we avoid reading the wrong thread title???

    All these people are posting shots, when the title says "POINTS" great shots don't necessarily mean great points....
     
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    Um.... Let's see.... No. :)
     
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    Nadal vs Djokovic, US Open 2010, Nadal serving for the 3rd set at 5-4, 15-0.
     
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    Lol
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    I remember seeing both of these on a highlight video, but I just love how Roddick threw his racket at Fed. And then Fed picks it up for him. That was hilarious.
     
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    Yep, he set up triple match point against a quality opponent like Djokovic. One of the best shots I've ever seen hit in tennis.
     
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    The Roland Garros 2008 final match point was also pretty nice.
     
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    Here is a nice oldie, starting at the 4:00 mark:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_34nkKIUXc

    This is the only time Mecir ever defeated Lendl. Amazing court coverage, with a Mecir retrieval that goes around the net post, net judge, and ball boy.
     
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    if you're posting a video longer than a point, is it too much to ask to indicate which bloody point you're talking about?
     
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    In the previous game, Rosol deliberately sent the ball out so he could start serving. This was noted by JMc.

    You will never see zoning better than this.
     
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