top 5 favourite players of all time

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  1. L.M.F PRECISION

    L.M.F PRECISION New User

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    my top 5 players are

    Edberg
    Federer
    Sampras
    Nadal
    Blake
     
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  2. 1. Nadal
    2. Mathieu
    3. Gasquet (but I wince every time he hits a forehand)
    4. Koellerer :twisted:
    5. Schwank!
     
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  3. L.M.F PRECISION

    L.M.F PRECISION New User

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    lol yes gasquet forehand is a bit strange
     
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  4. GameSampras

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    Sampras
    Agassi
    Becker
    Goran
    Bruguera
     
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  6. paterson

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    No particular order:

    1. Rios

    2. Kuerten

    3. Agassi

    4. Rafter

    5. Sampras
     
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  7. miyagi

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    Becker
    Sampras
    Nadal
    Djoko
    Federer

    Oh man I left out Safin!!
     
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  8. Nadalfan89

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    Nadal
    Federer
    Gasquet
    Roddick
    Blake (just for the forehand)
     
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  9. crazy swinger

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    1. edberg
    2.wilander
    3. borg
    4.enqvist
    5.björkman

    I am swedish
     
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  10. crazy swinger

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    Swedish Players All The Way!

    I like all the swedish tennis players just as much, but it was only five you could put on the so the first ones that came to my mind where the five above. SWEDISH PLAYERS ARE ABSOLUTE LEGENDS!
     
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  11. crazy swinger

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  12. deltox

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    Agassi
    Roddick
    J Mac
    Davydenko
    Djoker
     
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  13. alonsin

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    I've only watched tennis since the early 90's, so my list would be

    1.- Sampras
    2.- Edberg
    3.- Nadal
    4.- Agassi
    5.- Rafter
     
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  14. CyBorg

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    Borg, Rosewall, Laver, Mecir, Wilander.
     
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  15. Cesc Fabregas

    Cesc Fabregas Legend

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    Sampras, Nadal, Djokovic, Becker, Borg.
     
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  16. Ocean Drive

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    In no order.

    Safin, Henman, Ivanisevic, A. Costa, Agassi.
     
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  17. rubberduckies

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    Nadal
    Agassi
    Gulbis
    Srichaphan
    Nalbandian

    Hantuchova
    Cornet
    Kirilenko
    Hingis
    Dementieva
     
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  18. T1000

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    1. Hewitt
    2. Sampras
    3. All the old americans (connors, mcenroe, agassi)
    4. Wawrinka
    5. Dimitrov
     
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  19. NLBwell

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    My Dad
    My brother
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    Women I've played mixed doubles with (won't list a favorite)
     
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  20. Breaker

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    Good to know you're so close to that many professionals, is your name Mike or Bob Bryan?

    For me.

    1. Hewitt
    2. Wilander/Coria
    3. Becker/Stich
    4. Nalbandian
    5. Almagro/Berdych/Guccione/Tsonga/Baghdatis/Gasquet
     
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  21. NLBwell

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    It didn't ask about professionals.

    I don't personally know any pro players who made the top 50.
     
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  22. helloworld

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    Wow. I'm not seeing Federer in anybody's list??
     
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  23. Breaker

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    Don't mind me just being an ass cause it's general pro player discussion - your list was clever enough and truthful enough though haha

    There are two but yeah it is very different to even this time last year where he'd be in 80% of the lists.
     
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  24. norbac

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    1- Guga
    2- Hewitt
    3- Gasquet
    4- Djokovic/Murray
    5- Federer

    These players have all inspired me in some way. Plus they play awesome tennis, lol.
     
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  25. tennis-hero

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    in no order

    Lendl
    Roger Federer
    Sampras
    Nadal
    Agassi

    (fixed)
     
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  26. nhat8121

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    i only have 4...maybe fifth can be JMac, but i've never seen him play...
     
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  27. grimmbomb21

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    1.Safin
    2.Agassi
    3.Roddick
    4.Tsonga
    5.Nadal

    Obviously my tennis viewing days don't go back that far...:-?
     
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  28. RoddickAce

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    In no particular order:
    1.Agassi/Connors
    2.Roddick
    3.Federer/Nadal
    4.Gasquet/Blake
    5.Sampras/Kuerten
     
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  29. veroniquem

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    Nadal and Agassi are my top 2 of all time. I like a lot of others but nowhere near as much, so those 2 are the ones that stand out for me.
     
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  30. himynameisNIKE

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    1. nadal
    2. roddick
    3. monfils
    4. Safin
    5. WAWRINKA!!!
     
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  31. Ljubicic for number1

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    Rafter
    Sampras
    Becker
    Goran
    Novak

    With honorable mention to the Scud, Ljubicic, Daveydenko and Stepanek.
     
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  32. leonidas1982

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    Started playing/watching in 1990.

    1. Sampras
    2. Edberg
    3. Becker
    4. Graf



    Ashe and Borg would be included if I were old enough.
     
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  33. Motahari

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    I'm only 17, so my knowledge isn't that large, but I've always liked Agassi, Federer, and Sampras....not in any order.
     
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  34. JoshDragon

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    1. Nadal
    2. Federer
    3. Simon
    4. Monfils
    5. Verdasco

    All favs are from this generation because I have only been watching tennis for a little less than 4 years. ;)
     
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  35. okdude1992

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    agassi
    guga
    rafter
    nadal
    safin

    if there was a 6th it would be a tie between
    murray, djokovic, verdasco, wawrinka, gonzalez, tsonga, monfils, and simon (yes simon:) like his attitude more than his game)
     
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  36. prosealster

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    federer
    edberg
    guga
    rafter
    mcenroe
     
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  37. crabgrass

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    lendl
    becker
    gene mayer
    borg
    stich/mcnamee
     
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  38. P_Agony

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    1. Federer
    2. Gasquet
    3. Davydenko
    4. Sampras
    5. Agassi
     
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  39. Mastadon_10S

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    sampras
    agassi
    lendl
    federer
    jcf (i love to watch him)
     
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  40. Jimmyk459

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    Of all time:

    1. Nadal
    2. Federer
    3. Agassi
    4. Coria
    5. Hewitt
     
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  41. Of all time:
    1. Roger "gods gift to tennis" Federer
    2. Andre Agassi
    3. Stefan Edberg
    4. Mats Wilander
    5. Johhny Mac/Vitas Gerulaitis
     
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  42. VivalaVida

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    1. Safin
    2. Federer
    3. Djokovic
    4. Nadal
    5. Sampras
     
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  43. BestLefty UK

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    All-time favourites:

    1. Kuerten
    2. Nadal
    3. Safin
    4. Chang
    5. Sampras
     
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  44. Drago

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    1. Sampras
    2. Agassi
    3. Federer
    4. Nadal
    5. McEnroe, Borg, Connors, Edberg, Becker, Lendl, Wilander

    Results are all that matter.
    I don't know why you guys consider Gasquet so great player, he is only a tennis guy with some weaknesses and strengths...
     
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  45. Cloudy

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    I don't personally agree that results are all that matter. I like different things about different players. Gasquet can play amazing points although he doesn't often follow that through with a win, and I would rather watch someone who ocassionally produces gems like these

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIJfQ6adFqY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajP2MKpa4AI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnZz7W4HQGE

    than players that win but just pound the crap out of the ball. Gasquet Gonzo at the AO was one of the best matches I have watched this year. Gasquet Federer Halle 06 match again was just amazing even though Richie lost both.

    I like Nalby for the same reason. He is completely inconsistent but capable of genius. Like this match
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXUMWKjpUZA&feature=related

    some of his shots are just sublime.
     
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  46. P_Agony

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    I believe this thread asked for the top 5 favorite players, not top 5 best players. Gasquet doesn't have great results (at least for his talent) but he is a very good player with a beautiful backhand and his matches are always a joy to watch. I can think of at least a dosen players which are far great than Gasquet yet watching their matches is simply painful.
     
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  47. All-rounder

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    Federer
    Sampras
    Borg
    Nadal
    Edberg
     
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  48. gzhpcu

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    Gonzales
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    Rafter
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  49. vtmike

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    1. Federer
    2. Agassi
    3. Sampras
    4. Laver
    5. Borg
     
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  50. boris becker 1

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    1.Becker
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    3.Bruguera
    4. Murray
    5.Robredo
     
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