Newcombe: "Djokovic is really going to struggle the first six months of next year"

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  1. Tony48

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    That's right, just keep denying reality. Maybe if you try hard enough, Djokovic will just fade away all together! Now wouldn't that be nice? :)
     
  2. decades

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    see that's the problem with predictions. especially ones about the future.
     
  3. RAFA2005RG

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    That's not up to me. We can't control how well or poorly Djokovic or Rafa play. I'm just saying that if Federer fulfills Newcombe's prediction it will be necessary for him to profit at Wimbledon where he's only defending a QF. And likewise for Rafa to get ahead of Djokovic he will need to win Wimbledon.
     
  4. FlashFlare11

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    Federer can profit from Wimbledon and the clay Masters the most. He suffered early exits in Monte-Carlo and Rome (I don't think he's even playing MC this year). He did the bare minimum of defending his SF at AO, but he needs to make up for a lot of lost ground. If he can get close, the fall events can push him over the top if he adds maybe one or two more.
     
  5. RAFA2005RG

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    Yeah, it wouldn't be a shock if Federer wins Indian Wells or Miami, the way he's playing on hardcourts since late last year.
     
  6. CDestroyer

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    When Federer thinks of Nadal he wets his pants. Its beyond ownage.
     
  7. Limpinhitter

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    If Djoko wasn't struggling, he wouldn't have lost 2 sets to Ralph!
     
  8. Tony48

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    You've been pretty terrible at predicting it, too.
     
  9. jackson vile

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    Yea, how is that working out so far?
     
  10. jackson vile

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    He does not have to worry about Ralph, hell he might not even have to worry about Ronald either.
     
  11. CocaCola

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    Well, he did kind of struggled to lift that AO trophy.
     
  12. Sentinel

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    Rafa sort of s(p)oiled it.

    When Ralph thinks of Noel worse things happen. On the other hemisphere.:)
     
  13. Evan77

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    I'm kinda tired of these old players making stupid predictions. Nole seems to be doing just fine :). yeah, he lost few sets to Rafa and Andy... it's the end of the world. blah, blah ...
     
  14. slice bh compliment

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    Hahha, before you make us laugh like that, please at least issue a s[p]oiler alert at the top of your post. That would help, sir.
     
  15. FlamEnemY

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    Predictions are, by definition, about the future.

    I know I'm being a **** right now, but still.
     
  16. merlinpinpin

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    “It’s not going to surprise me if, by the end of July next year, Roger is very close to being No.1 again.”

    Methinks mister Newcombe deserves a nice bump. Don't you? ;)
     
  17. Swissv2

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    goodness, the mining continues!
     

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