Nadal comes to net more than Fed

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  1. Moose Malloy

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    Just looking at the stats on wimbledon.org & thought this was funny:

    Federer came to net 65 times combined in his 1st, 2nd & 3rd round matches(9 total sets)

    Nadal came to net 60 times in his 1st & 2nd Round matches (8 total sets)

    He comes to net more times per set than Fed.

    He has an equal win % at net as Fed-80%
     
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  2. er00si

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    That is why I spent $5 on betting Nadal's Wimbledon Championship!!!
     
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  3. malakas

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    Wow..That's pretty weird.
     
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  4. fastdunn

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    Yeah, most of players make more net approaches than
    Federer at Wimbledon. Federer and Nadal are a same kind
    in macro scale. This is an era of baseliners.
     
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  5. arosen

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    Rafa looked really good at net, he was hitting some really nice dropshot volleys, those are hard to measure. Kudos to him. He is so not winning this one though.
     
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  6. BabolatFan

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    Well he can't rally against big heavy hitters and win more points at the baseline, so go figure huh?
     
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  7. 127mph

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    i certainly hope this thread is not aimed at hinting that rafa will win wimbledon.
     
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  8. nn

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    if it is wants wrong
     
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  9. Rataplan

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    People are talking about the net game. How on earth did you make the jump to winning Wimbledon?
     
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  10. siber222000

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    prolly cuz of fact topic starter mentioned about nadal comes to the net more than federer on grass
     
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  11. superman1

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    It's because Nadal is not as effective from the baseline on grass. He has to run forward and try to finish points at the net.
     
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  12. Moose Malloy

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    Through 6 matches, he's still coming to net more.
     
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  13. fastdunn

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    Amazing thing is that Nadal ventures into net at all the right time!

    I haven't seen the semi's yet but Nadal is possibly zoning...
    Nadal showed his 1st confident look on grass in the matches
    with Niemenen. It's scary to think Nadal would be this much
    quick study...
     
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  14. VamosRafa

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    Naw, we'd never suggest such blasphemy. ;-)
     
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  15. fastdunn

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    Vamos, Rafa !
     
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