How good is Federer's defense?

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  1. abmk

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    already replied to this in my edit ...




    yes, I saw that 5th set, fed was moving a bit slower than he was before ... safin lead but fed broke back ....

    when it was on serve,a BH DTL from safin that was out would've given fed 2 BPs was called in ....

    fed could've taken this match in 4 ...had MP in the TB ...

    safin also might've taken the match earlier in the 5th when on a MP, he just tried to maneuver the ball past fed at the net rather than hitting it hard, but fed anticipated it and cut him off
     
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  2. abmk

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    am good, how about you ?
     
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  3. Anaconda

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    My opinion was that it was pretty much even, with one guy having to win. Similar to Wimbledon 2009, except a contrast in matchplay.
     
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  4. abmk

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    yeah, fair enough ....
     
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  5. Anaconda

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    Not bad, it's been a while since I've posted on here, what are you predicting from Federer this year?
     
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    Hey Anaconda, welcome back man :)! Didn't realize you started posting again.

    Don't let trolls **** you off this time, just cut them down with logic.
     
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  7. Anaconda

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    Wassup Zagor how's it going? Yeah I couldn't stand the MTF forums so I had no choice really. Yeah i'm not going to lose it this time - although my banning was definitely deserved - did do my fair share of trolling/aggressive arguing towards the tail end of my first spell in this place.



    does jameblakefan#1 still post here btw?
     
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  8. zagor

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    I'm doing OK, I know what you mean about MTF, TW trolls can be bothersome but they're nothing compared to the ilk that hangs in that cesspit.

    Just keep a cool head man.

    He does but very rarely in general pro discussion area from what I've seen.
     
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  10. SempreSami

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    Good enough to win 17 Grand Slam titles.

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    It's obviously, amazingly good. Not quite like Djoko, Nadal or Murray, but it's really good.

    That being said, if Federer didn't have so many offensive gifts his defense would probably be even better.
     
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  14. ultradr

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    why this guy keeps following me and say "Fastdunn"?
     
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  15. zagor

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    Simple, because that's your other account here.

    If you vehemently deny I could do a post by post comparison between accounts "Fastdunn" and "Ultradr", do you want me to do that?
     
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  16. NadalAgassi

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    It is very good, especialy in his prime, but Djokovic, Nadal, and possibly Murray are all better in that department IMO than ever prime Federer, let alone current one.
     
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  17. Netspirit

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    For someone approaching 32 he has decent defense.

    The problem is - his offense is not as sharp as it was, so he has to run more, spend more time defending, and that is not the tennis he enjoys playing.

    Most of his "unforced errors" are basically "desperate winner attempts" - he is forced to hit those when the point is going nowhere.
     
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    zagor is very good at identifying posters under different usernames. Look what he found out about Jackson Vile's alternative usernames. There's no way to disguise yourself without getting detected.
     
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  19. abmk

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    LOL, you cannot be serious ... Both me and zagor recognised you right away from your style and content of posts ... whom do you think you are kidding !?
     
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