If you could change three results this year?

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  1. Paul Murphy

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    1) Hewitt to beat Stebe in the DC playoff - it would have been great if the ageing warrior could have dragged Australia across the line once more.

    2) Djokovic to beat Rafa at the USO - I wanted Djok to add his name to that elite list of players to hold all four majors at the one time.

    3) Fed to beat Murray for Olympic Gold - nothing against Murray (and I really don't care about the Olympics) but I would like to have seen Fed tick the last of the boxes.
     
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    1) Murray beating Federer at Wimbledon this year.

    2) Federer beating Djokovic at US Open 2011.

    3) Nadal beating Djokovic at the Australian Open this year.
     
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    Actually, Nadal faced Djokovic in the Roland Garros final in 2012, not at the USO (Nadal didn't take part in USO 2012). Whilst it would have been interesting for Djokovic to hold all four majors at the same time, I thought it was even more impressive for Nadal to win a 7th Roland Garros title (and his 50th title overall). It made him 7/7 in Roland Garros finals, with a 52-1 record overall, having not had his serve broken more than once until the final (3-0 in the first set, was first broken in the 1R vs Bolelli). It also meant Nadal tied Sampras/Borg/Federer for most consecutive years of winning 1 slam per year (8 years), and it meant that Nadal tied Borg's slam count and temporarily had the greatest winning percentage in Open Era history.

    I don't see why you'd want to change that result, when all Djokovic would gain is one record, whereas Nadal gained lots of things by winning.
     
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  4. Paul Murphy

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    1) Hewitt to beat Stebe in the DC playoff - it would have been great if the ageing warrior could have dragged Australia across the line once more.

    2) Djokovic to beat Rafa at the FO - I wanted Djok to add his name to that elite list of players to hold all four majors at the one time.

    3) Fed to beat Murray for Olympic Gold - nothing against Murray (and I really don't care about the Olympics) but I would like to have seen Fed tick the last of the boxes.
     
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  5. Paul Murphy

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    That's because people like you make me want to see Nadal lose - everything.
     
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  6. Sabratha

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    1) Murray beating Federer at Wimbledon this year.

    2) Djokovic beating Murray at the US Open this year.

    3) Nadal beating Djokovic at the Australian Open this year.
     
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  7. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    I would have liked-

    1) Murray to beat Raonic at Barcelona 2012 and then to make the final, so that Nadal could beat Murray in the final and extend his H2H to 14-5 overall (including 4-0 on clay).

    2) Nadal to beat Federer in 3 sets at AO 2012 (not 4 sets) so Nadal would be fitter for the AO 2012 final.

    3) Argentina to beat Czech Republic in Davis Cup SF.
     
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  8. Rock Strongo

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    I'd keep Roddick going at the US Open, reaching a semifinal and ending sort of like Connors. That's 3 results right there.
     
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    The results are fine as they are, I think. Everyone got a bite of the pie, and "upcoming" Murray got the OG as well.

    I would have liked Fed to win the OG, though, since that was his last chance and he wanted it so bad. So near and yet so far.
     
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    1) Nadal beat Rosol in Wimbledon

    2) Fed beat Murray in Olympics

    3) Fed beat Berdych n US Open
     
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    1. Fed beating Murray at the Olympics
    2. Fed beating Berdych at the US open (9 time coming back to win from two sets down)
    3. Tsonga beating nole at RG
     
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    1. Murray to beat Federer in Wimbledon final.
    2. Djokovic to beat Nadal in Roland Garros final.
    3. Nadal to beat Rosol in Wimbledon 2nd round.
     
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    1. Fed losing to Berdych USO
    2. Murray losing to Fed at wimby
    3. Rosol losing to Kolshrieber, he wins wimby, and becomes #1
     
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    1. Murray losing to Federer at Wimbledon
    2. Federer losing to Berdych at US Open
    3. Murray losing to Djokovic at Australian Open
     
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    1. Murray to beat Federer in the Wimbledon final
    2. Murray to bagel Roger in the OG final 62 60 64
    3. Murray to beat Ferrer at RG
     
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  16. The Bawss

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    Look, I understand that this is hard to hear but nobody cares about the DC.
     
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    1. Rafa beating Novak in AO.
    2. Rafa beating ROSOL!
    3. Roddick beating Delpo at the USO.
     
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    01: Federer beating Nadal in AO's semi
    02: Tsonga beating Murray in WO's semi
    03: Tsonga prevailing over Nadal in Miami.
     
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    Rafa over Dokovic at the AO
    Venus over Kerber at Wimby
    Venus over Kerber at the Olympics
     
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  20. tennis_pro

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    Typical NSK haha, sticking to the topic in 1 sentence, then somehow turning it around into "Nadal is the greatest in/at/on xxx"
     
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    1.) Djokovic def Nadal at the French
    2.) Federer def Murray at Olympics
    3.) Fedeer def Berdych and goes on to lose to Murray
     
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    Federer def Murray - Olympics final
    Federer def Nadal - AO semis
    Djokovic def Nadal - FO final
     
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  23. Mustard

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    Hypotheticals. They are interesting.
     
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  24. Nadalgaenger

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    So basically you hate Djokovic and love Murray...
     
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  25. Nadalgaenger

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    But Djokovic would have killed Fed at AO (Fed hasn't won a set off him there since 2007).
     
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    Murray def Federer @ Wimbledon
    Federer def Murray @ Olympics
    Roddick def Del Portro @ US Open
     
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  27. Paul Murphy

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    Not hard to hear at all - I couldn't care less what you think.
     
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  28. MonfilsMadness

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    You are clearly not an Australian so that is your bad luck, plenty of Aussie tennis followers care about DC, not surprisingly considering we have won it so many times.
    Who are you to say what people are allowed to be interested on here anyway?

    As for the OP's question I would like to have seen either Hewitt win that DC match or Hewitt beat Djokovic at the AO, then Nadal beat Djokovic at the Australian and last but not least, Federer beat Berdych at the US.
     
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  29. tennis_pro

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    I don't have a problem with Djokovic beating Federer in slams, I do have a problem with Nadal beating Fed, though.

    At the same time I think Fed would win a set at least against Novak in the final, he was in pretty good form.
     
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    1) Federer beating Murray at the Olympics.

    2) Simone Bolelli beating Nadal at Roland Garros (round one).

    3) Alex Kuznetsov beating Nadal at Australian Open (round one).
     
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  31. Hood_Man

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    I'd like to have seen Fed win the Olympic Gold.

    That's probably it actually, everything else seemed okay to me.
     
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  32. tennis_pro

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    haha, great choice!:)
     
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    Monfils winning australian Open

    Monfils winning Sony erricson

    Monfils winning madrid
     
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  34. TennisNinja

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    I would have had Murray win Wimbledon, and Federer win the USO.
     
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    1: the Olympic final
    2: fed beats rafa in Australia
    3: roddick beats djokovic at the olympics
     
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  36. NadalAgassi

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    1. Nadal beats Djokovic Australian Open final
    2. Murray beats Federer Wimbledon final
    3. Federer beats Murray Olympic final

    For women:

    1. Serena beats Razanno French Open 1st round
    2. Kvitova beats Sharapova Australian Open semis
    3. Na beats Sharapova Rome final
     
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    1. Djokovic over Nadal at the French
    2. Nadal over Djokovic at Australian
    3. Fed over Murray at Olympics
    4. Murray over Fed at Wimbledon

    Sorry, couldnt just do 3
     
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    Djoker over Nadal @ Roland Garros
    Radwanska over Serena @ Wimby
    Murray over Fed @ Wimby
     
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    :lol: hahaha good one xD I approve!!
     
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  41. veroniquem

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    I would like to be able to change the last 2 Wimbledon results. In 2011: Nadal defeat Djoko and in 2012: Murray defeat Fed.
     
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  42. T-Noone

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    1) Djokovic beat Nadal at RG
    2) Del Potro beat Federer at the Olympics
    3) Djokovic beat Murray
     
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  43. NadalAgassi

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    Yes I think those wins would have meant more to those players than the ones the way it went.
     
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  44. RF-17-GOAT

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    Federer winning OG.
    Tsonga winning against Nole in RG.
    Nadal winning against Djoker in AO.
     
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  45. TopFH

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    It's not like Djokovic would have held all four slams...
     
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  46. vive le beau jeu !

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    that's an excellent choice. :)

    the djoker winning the final of monte-carlo would have caused some interesting domino effect too... but he was understandably affected by the loss of his beloved grampa. :(
     
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