Peak Nadal meets peak Davydenko in a slam: what happens?

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Peak Nadal meets peak Davydenko in a slam: what happens?

  1. Nadal wins on all surfaces

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  2. Nadal only wins on clay and grass

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  3. Nadal only wins on clay and hard

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  4. Nadal only wins on grass and hard

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  5. Nadal only wins on clay

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  6. Nadal only wins on grass

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  7. Nadal only wins on hard

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  8. Nadal never wins

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  1. tank_job

    tank_job Banned

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    Nadal never met Davydenko in a slam.
     
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  2. Gorecki

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    love, sweet love... like in those barry white songs... and then Davidenko leaves in the night not leaving the telephone number!!!
     
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  3. Rock Strongo

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    Davydenko will completely obliterate Nadal for a set and a half and then disappear.
     
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  4. Nathaniel_Near

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    Relax folks, ...
    Inclined to agree.
     
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  5. nadal2012uso2013ao

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    The head-to-head is 6-5, but at slams Davydenko is awful compared to other high-ranked players, so I doubt Nadal would ever lose to Davy at a slam.
     
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  6. glazkovss

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    Right. Davy only has a chance in best-of-3-set match.
     
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  7. TigerTim

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    davy wins USO
     
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  8. Evan77

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    Peak Kolya was a superb player, so much fun to watch. unfortunately he was a mental midget. Peak Kolya was a much better HC player than Nadal and I think he was capable of beating Rafa on HC ... He was a very good clay player too, but he always failed when it really matters, at slams, for one reason or another (playing like 150 tournaments a year).
     
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  9. OKUSA

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    Kolya was always in it for the money to support his shopping addicted wife haha
     
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  10. kishnabe

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    What's Peak Davydenko?Honestly Peak Davydenko can beat all the top guys on Hardcourts....but he still mentally lets himself down.

    Nadal going to win all matches tooth and nail against Peak Davy on Hardcourts. On Clay, Nadal can be troubled like he did with some meetings but it would still be routine. Davydenko will struggle to win a game on grass against Nadal.


    Oddly Davy played his best grass tennis at the Olympics that were not there in his peak years.
     
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  11. ktid

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    I put Nadal wins on clay and hard, Borg is the only person in their prime that could possibly stop Nadal on clay and even Nadal would probably edge it, Davydenko is borderline useless on grass, and hard it'd be close probably Nadal in Australia and Davydenko in US
     
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  12. BauerAlmeida

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    Davyenko in the HC slams, Nadal in Wimby and RG.
     
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  13. Talker

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    Depends if it's in the finals.
    Davy's one of the toughest mentally if his game is on and has a great final record.

    Davy has a higher level than Nadal so should win most of them.
     
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