Well will you look at DENT!

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  1. Jimmyk459

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    Someone is going through the miami draw pretty well... Has had some good results... even beat Robredo...

    Any future for the guy?
     
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    GO DENT!!!!!! hes playing great reaching the third round to play robredo
     
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    yeah i think he is playing great and a great comeback story.
     
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  5. sureshs

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    It would be fun to see him charge the net and blow Nadal and Federer away - like a poor man's Sampras.
     
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  6. Blinkism

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    Taylor Dent?

    ummmmm.... no
     
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    He beat Robredo. Not exactly the best hard court player in the world. but it was a nice win nevertheless. Lets see if he can do some damage at Wimbledon this year.
     
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    Dent who is 27 and never broke the top 20...his future is maybe he gets top 50 again and thats pushing it.
     
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  9. AAUS

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    you mean Dent who reached 21 in the world before his injury who plays S+V which usually peaks for players later on than baseliners?

    I think top 50 at least if he remains healthy during the hardcourt and grass seasons
     
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    he seriously needs to lose some weight. he's now as fast as serena.
     
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  12. breon1@hotmail.com

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    serena is not fat!! she is muscular, plus dent will get thinner if he continues to play
     
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  13. breon1@hotmail.com

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    serena is not fat!! she is muscular. besides dent is 27 im sure he will drop some more pounds
     
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    Nice to see dent putting some wins together after the long lay off. Beaten some decent opposition
     
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    yea shes pretty fat
     
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    Wow, a post by Fedace that I agree with.


    This is scary.
     
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  17. breon1@hotmail.com

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    she does have big breast + a hip but have u seen her arm
     
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    I'm seized with laughter whenever I see a photo of him during his service motion. It would be great to see that in action against the top players.
     
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  19. BreakPoint

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    Now who says serve and volley doesn't work in today's game?

    I've always maintained here that a good serve and volleyer will beat a good baseliner almost every time.

    Nadal should pray he never has to play Taylor Dent. :shock:
     
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    taylor dent is amazing!
     
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    love to see how it goes against the fed express
     
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    ROFL. Why should nadal fear dent or S&V players?. Nadal will make Dent look like a fool on the court. Sorry, but Nadal is the undisputed world number 1 and I am sure he doesn't fear dent.
     
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    Nadal got to #1 without having to play against hardly any serve and volleyers at all. He wouldn't have been #1 if he played in the '80's or 90's.
     
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    Although Robredo is on one of his weakest surfaces, its still a huge win for Dent. I didnt expect him to win. if he drops some weight, and can serve well, i can see him getting top 50 for sure.
     
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    that is bs. you cant say that he would or wouldnt becuase you just dont know. he right now is owning what alot of people called the greatest player ever. his game is so underrated it hurts. he hits big off of both sides, can come forward now, and is strengthening his serve.
     
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  33. Mansewerz

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    Edberg was also 4-0 on clay against Muster, a French open champion!!!!
     
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  34. BreakPoint

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    Hello? Nadal is so dominant right now because NOBODY serves and volleys anymore! Do you get it now? Serve and volley is a weapon of mass destruction that Nadal CANNOT defend against. It is out of his hands. You have to get your racquet on the ball before you can hit it. Just ask Muster, Courier, Agassi, Chang, etc.
     
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  35. Mansewerz

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    I'm sure Nadal would've gotten to number one in the past as well. He probably would've adapted to a different style. But his game, as of now, would be a game that serve and volleyers would love to play.

    I'd love to see that match. Nadal's crazy passing shots mixed with the attacking tennis would be great entertainment.
     
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    we will see
     
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    Fair enough. I don't argue the fact that all serve and volleyers will beat all baseliners. But some baseliners are more prone to losing to serve and volleyers than others.
     
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  40. VivalaVida

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    you are right.I see your point about S&V as well but I dont believe for a second that nadal's domination is due to the fact that no one S&Vs anymore.
     
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  41. Mansewerz

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    Of course it isn't. He adapted well to today's game.
     
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    It's not her arm butt her legs that carry that weight.
     
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    Make Dent look like a fool? Hmm, I dunno about that. Dent has a really big serve so it surely won't be a cake walk. I'm actually looking forward to the Dent vs. Federer match up. I've been waiting for that one since 2004 or so. Glad I finally get a chance to see it. Hopefully we'll get a chance to see him play Nadal once or twice too.
     
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    You know they actually played against each other when they were in the juniors. I believe dent won the match. It was mentioned in roger's presser today.
     
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  46. VivalaVida

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    You only bring this theory up because there is no way to prove it wrong because there are no S&V players anymore, however that doesnt mean your theory is right either. As a matter of fact, I hope a bunch of S&V people come along and play nadal. That way we will be able to see who is right and who is wrong.
     
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    Mahut did beat Nadal, and Kendrick was two points away from beating him at Wimbledon a few years ago and both of those guys are second rate players. Verdasco and Fish were also pretty effective against Nadal when they chose to serve and volley. Nadal stands so far back to receive serve that he's a serve and volleyers dream come true. Of course, you need to have a big serve and good volleying skills. How many players on tour today have good volleying skills? Very few.
     
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    Wow, here we go again:rolleyes:

    This is what I would do to you if we ever met.
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    He may not have won Wimbledon during the 90's, but serve and volley would still be relatively ineffective at the Aussie Open and Roland Garros against him, it would still take guys playing blinders like Gonzalez or a great all court display like from Tsonga to take him out, he'd still be in with a shout for number 1 during that period with the necessary adjustments.
     
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  50. BreakPoint

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    So you agree that I'm right then.

    Thank you.
     
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