If Federer is the GOAT Novak must be the BOAT

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  1. ark_28

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    Surely Novak deserves to be known as the BOAT now

    BRAVEST OF ALL TIME!

    saving 4 match points today, 2 against Federer two years running, and saving break points V Murray in Australia when the Scot would have served for the match.

    Nole deserves to be known as the BOAT from now on in my view.
     
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    I don't know. I was thinking about that also. I think Sampras played the bravest game, always taking risks with the second serve. He was never afraid to go after the second serve and follow it in. I agree that Novak is a truly courageous player, but I think Pete played a braver style of tennis more consistently.
     
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    Only if he dares to kiss NSK :)
     
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    I remember those points against Fed. Joker took some risky shots and pulled them off. Fed had to be thinking WTF?, where did those come from? Joker is a great player when he is on and he has been on for about a year.
     
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  5. ark_28

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    That is a fair point Pete would bomb down 2nd serves no problem break point down, I am a huge Pete fan too as you can see only thing I would say though is Pete was a naturally attacking player so for him playing what way under pressure didnt come hard it was instinct for Novak he seems to play more attacking under pressure and takes control!

    I agree though both are amazing under pressure just felt Novak needed a new name to recognise what he has done from these seemingly hopeless situations
     
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    He won't do that against Rafa because he'll have to hit 20 or more in a row to do that and the ball will come back past him harder and faster.
     
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    We have a winner. :)

    Still laughing. :lol:
     
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    Yeah, I know what you mean. I only just started watching some of Pete's old matches, but I become very fond of his game right away. I agree. They're both some of the bravest players we've ever had! :)
     
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    He did show nerves of steel today didn't he?

    During this roland garros he is putting himself under some tough situations, Federer will have no mercy if the same happens in the semi-finals (although he's also having some crappy starts).
     
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  11. Djokodal Fan

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    Yes Novak Is The Boatest Of All Time!!!!!
     
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    Yeah, I'll second that. Clutch, clutch, and more clutch.
     
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    You the hell wants to kiss this....

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