So much for Murray "owning" Federer

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  1. JennyS

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    Let's consider these Grand Slam h2h's

    Becker lead Lendl a whopping 5-1 in Grand Slams. 3 of the matches were at Wimbledon (Becker's best and Lendl's WORST surface), NONE were at the French.

    Meanwhile, Becker was 0-3 vs Wilander in Slams. 2 were at the French, one at Australia.

    Now almost nobody would argue that Wilander was better than Lendl, yet Becker did way better against Lendl in Slams, because the surface suited him in those matches. Wilander wasn't good enough to make Wimbledon semis and finals, so Becker never had a chance to improve his Slam h2h against him.

    There's just no way Nadal would be 4-0 against Federer at the US Open and he's 1-2 against Federer at Wimbledon.
     
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  2. Talker

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    Nadal is falling in the rankings, Fed can catch him earlier in tournaments now.

    There will be matches between the average play of Nadal and the average play of Fed in tournaments. Since Fed plays at a higher level more consistently the H2H should start moving in Fed's favor.

    But still, the matches have to be played.
     
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  3. Rhino

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    I bet Federer never for one minute thought that Murray "owned" him.
    Until Murray can beat Federer in finals or in slams it's not too much of a concern.
     
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  4. tintin

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    the Fred Perry wannabe;let's face it would swap all over his victories in the Mickey Mouse tournaments aka MS over Federer and his 2 nuts for just 1 slam:lol:
     
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  5. Cyan

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    This..........................
     
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