Such a shame

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Steven87, Jul 17, 2006.

  1. Steven87

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    Feliciano Lopez has all the traits of a good tennis player except attitude. He coulda been great, potential wasted
     
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  2. Alexandros

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    He makes for a good underwear model though.
     
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  3. arosen

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    That's so funny. If they had him play in undies, he would be a biger hit with the ladies, no doubt. Promoting the sport, and all that.
     
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  4. diegaa

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    you r damm right. he is practically an unknown here in spain... if he would be able to do that, maybe they could broadcast tennis a little more . :mad:
     
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  5. Max G.

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    And except a backhand...

    Honestly, I can't see him being that great - top 20 maybe, a couple of big wins occasionally maybe, but not really a Slam contender.
     
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  6. Marat Safinator

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    hit the nail on head there max
     
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  7. whistleway

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    dude top freaking 20 in the world. you talk like you been there and judging folks as not great. gimme a break,
     
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  8. splink779

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    If all he accomplishes is having one of the most beautiful service motions, I would be happy.
     
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  9. Max G.

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    I'm using the definition of "great" as "hall of fame material." The kind of "great" that Federer and Nadal are, and that Roddick is on the margin of.

    I am not at all disparaging the talent of the top 100 - if I came across that way, it is completely unintentional. (I suppose I should have phrased my disagreement better - but I didn't, sorry 'bout that :()

    I was responding to the original poster, who said "He coulda been great, potential wasted". I presumed that he meant more by "great" than what Lopez has already achieved - he's already been 20th.
     
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  10. Steven87

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    Theres no doubt he could of been atleast #4...dont deny it
     
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  11. LeftyServe

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    Lopez has an outstanding serve and forehand, but his backhand is a liability. He's a little reminiscent of Rusedski, that other lefty, but with better movement. If he continues to serve like he did last week in Gstaad (25+ aces a match on clay!) he could be a factor on hardcourts this summer.
     
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