Peter Fleming "Rafa still the best player in the world"

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  1. Cesc Fabregas

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    Peter Fleming just said Nadal is the best player in the world. Intresting that a former tour player with many years of experience still feels Nadal is the best in the world.
     
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  2. Peter Fleming is a genius.

    We should all respect him.
     
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  3. Blinkism

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    Must worship Fleming
     
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  4. akv89

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    We've yet to see how well he's gonna play after his long break.
     
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    Federer and Fleming never did get along well. No wonder he said this.
     
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  6. Blinkism

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    You dare question Fleming?!?!

    Foolish mortal

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  7. LOL........:D
     
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  8. bolo

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    Interesting to know. Having played with one tennis genius fleming obviously recognizes a 2nd one in nadal. :)

    I have to go with federer as the best in the world right now and the favorite at the U.S. open.
     
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  9. JRstriker12

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    Peter who???
     
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  10. Fleming


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  11. akv89

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    I'm a rebel :cool:
     
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    Peter Norton thinks Donald Young is the best player in the world.
     
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  13. tudwell

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    Rod Laver's the best player in the world right now. If he hadn't been afflicted by that terribly debilitating disease known as "being old", Federer never would have won the French and Wimbledon this year.
     
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    Not a huge major reach to say that but it is a reach at this time.
    Having said that, I bet Murry would prefer to play Roger.
     
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  15. namelessone

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    Peter Fleming has just started the flaming.
     
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  16. TheFifthSet

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    I am Peter, hear me roar.
     
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  17. Turning Pro

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    Well, technically he isn't that far from the truth. A healthy Nadal is the best player in the world. Federer can't live with a healthy Nadal as testiment to Fed's peak years let alone now, and the last 3 consecutive GS finals between them have been the most brutal and damaging matches in GS history.
     
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  18. Mick

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    maybe it's because fleming and mcenroe did not get along.
    mcenroe says federer is the best (of all time) so fleming has to say nadal is the best (at this time) :)
     
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  19. bolo

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    lol 10 char. :)
     
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  21. Cesc Fabregas

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    Fleming is a big fan of Nadal. :)
     
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    Fleming and Mac were doubles partners ever since juniors and grew up together. They were best buds along with Gerulaitis. Having played against them numerous times in juniors, you could see the camaraderie.
     
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    Well,he's entitled to his opinion.I'll wait to see how the rest of the year goes to give my opinion on who's the best player in the world cause there's still USO series and indoor season to go.

    I mean if Fed wins USO then yeah it's hard to argue against 3 slams but if say Nadal wins it then there are 2 players with 2 slams in the same year so then it'll come to who has won more masters titles as far as I'm concerned and Nadal so far leads Fed in that department(3 masters titles compared to Fed's 1).
     
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  24. goyeji

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    Peter Fleming just stated the obvious that we knew all along. Nadal is the undisputed top player in the world who was temporarily sidelined with a grave injury. Period.
     
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  25. maximo

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    Peter Fleming's a legend.
     
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  26. Cesc Fabregas

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    Yeah he's a great pundit.
     
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  27. Mick

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    imo, nadal is probably a better competitor than federer but federer is clearly the better tennis player.
     
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  28. JRstriker12

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    ...in his own mind. ;)

    IMHO - hard to declare someone the best in the world while they are still on the come-back.

    If he does really well over the next few tourneys, then I can see someone saying - see he's still the best...
     
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  29. hoodjem

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    Laver also had a stroke.
     
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    Oh no doubt. This ludicrous notion that because Fed won a best 2-3 match in Madrid that somehow he was on the verge of beating Nadal in Paris and at Wimby is laughable. I saw nothing from Fed at either that would have led me to believe he would have beaten Nadal.

    But lets all hail King Roger!!!
     
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  31. pmerk34

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    Amen..........
     
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  32. All-rounder

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    lol

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  33. June 7th 2009 16:18
    The day the King was crowned G.O.A.T
     
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  34. All-rounder

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    diredesire is as good a moderator as Roger Federer is a tennis player.

    :)
     
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  35. fps

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    nope, a fit rafa would be the best player in the world. he's not fit, it's federer.
     
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  36. Chopin

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    I agree. Great moderator. Wasn't Peter Fleming Mac's doubles partner?
     
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  37. flyinghippos101

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    The Great Peter Fleming FTW. Noone shall doubt his power.
     
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  38. How about what Borg,Mcenroe and Edberg said? That Roger is the greatest ever.
    Nadal isnt the best player in the world, hes been a cripple for 2 months.
    Peter Fleming is a has been who misses the spotlight he got with Mac in the 80`s
     
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  39. flyinghippos101

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    HOLY CRAP, Its Chopin! Where did you go for the past weeks?
     
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  40. WELCOME BACK!!!!!!!!!!:):):)
     
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  41. Chopin

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    Yeah, too bad Nadal couldn't get past Soderling.
     
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  42. boojay

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    Fleming is a prime example of why we should just remove the safety labels off of everything and let nature take care of itself.
     
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  43. If he would have critisized Nadal or SAmpras u would say "what does he know?" "what did he ever accomplishe"?
     
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  44. pmerk34

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    Roger caught a huge break, he owns Soderling.
     
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  45. Cesc Fabregas

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    He is a funny guy with a great knowledge of the game.
     
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  46. So are Sampras, Edberg, Borg Mcenroe and all the other former GREATS who says that Fed is the best ever.
     
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  47. Great knowledge of doubles,Yes. He barely ever had a singles-ranking
     
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  48. Peter Fleming is my mother.
     
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  49. Cesc Fabregas

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    He got to no.8 in the world.
     
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    He's my BFFL :)
     
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