Which is least likely to happen?

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Which is least likely to happen

  1. Fed gets to 19 slams

    7 vote(s)
    15.2%
  2. Rafa gets to 15 slams

    8 vote(s)
    17.4%
  3. Djokovic gets to 12 slams

    2 vote(s)
    4.3%
  4. Murray gets to 6 slams

    17 vote(s)
    37.0%
  5. One of Berdych/Tsonga/Ferrer wins a slam

    12 vote(s)
    26.1%
  1. kragster

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    For my money, I think I just can't see anyone other than the big 4 win a slam in the near future. I just dont think anyone else has the goods to go through 2 of the big 4 right now. That's why I voted (5).
     
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  2. Rock Strongo

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    Where's the poll?
     
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  3. kragster

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    Patience young padawan!
     
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  4. Rock Strongo

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    Kids these days aren't patient! We're all a bunch of hyperactive ADD-laden freaks who sleep way less than is safe for normal humans!

    Anyway, I don't see Murray getting to 6 slams. I'd love to be proven wrong though, I really would.
     
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  5. Phoenix1983

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    Gonna be semi-controversial and say Rafa won't reach 15 slams.
     
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  6. kragster

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    Already seeing signs of strong Djoker optimism in this thread. I'm a Nole fan myself but 12 slams is still 6 away (2 a year for 3 years)
     
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  7. NatF

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    People seem to think Djokovic winning 6 slams is more likely than Murray winning 5. Poor Muzza.
     
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  8. beast of mallorca

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    You're gonna get disappointed because Murray will win at least 6 GS.
    Muzza ftw......:twisted:
     
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    I picked murray tho I think fed has won his last slam as well
     
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  10. Steve0904

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    I would say that the last option is the most likely, and I could also see Murray not reaching 6 slams being the next most likely scenario, but it wouldn't shock me if all of these didn't happen tbh.
     
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  11. zam88

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    i'd just be shocked if byrdych, Tsonga, or ESPECIALLY Ferrer won a slam.

    I suspect any slams not won by the big four would be a Del Potro Resurgance, or the emergence of a new player making the "djoker" leap.

    I don't expect any of the above to get reached.
     
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  12. boredone3456

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    I tend to agree. In order for any of those 3 to win a major they are gonna have to go through at least 2 of the big 4 ( I say this because they are all younger than Fed and who knows whenFed will retire).

    The only way I see one of them winning is if Nadal, Murray and Novak all fall and break their legs. I'd pick Delpo before them.
     
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  13. pvaudio

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    Nadal winning 4 more? Not unlikely. Federer winning two more? Also not unlikely. Djokovic dominating as the above two drop off? Not unlikely. Someone else snagging a slam on a hot streak? Not unlikely. Murray winning 5 more when the top 3 are still in it? Are you kidding?
     
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  14. kragster

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    Just you wait till Batz, Fedex or Mainad gets here!

    I honestly don't see any of the new kids making an impact until 2015 or so, Murray should be able to snag 1 slam a year for the next 4 , all he needs is 1 inspired year.
     
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  15. *Sparkle*

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    I wouldn't be putting money on any of those things happening, and several are fairly unlikely, but IMO, the one that almost definitely won't happen is Roger getting another 2 slams. It's within him to get another Wimbledon, but I don't think he can do it this year AND next year - especially as he apparently aged so much in the four weeks after Wimbledon 2012.

    He's just not made enough slam finals in the last three years for it to be all that plausible to win another 2 outright. Don't get me wrong, I'm not expecting Murray to win 5 more slams either, but he has been in three of the last four finals, and he's going to stay a legitimate contender in three slams a year until at least one of the younger generation steps up, or age/injury gets the better of him.

    It's a similar story for Djokovic, except he'll be a contender in all four slams. Who knows about Nadal? I can't see Ferrer winning a slam, but it isn't impossible for Berdych or Tsonga to hold things together with a favourable draw and someone getting Rosoled.
     
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  16. Lukhas

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    I can see all of these happening. Federer can basically lay off any time he needs without any obligatory tournament. If Nadal holds his knees for one or two RG and steals something at AO or Wimby he'll become close. If neither Nadal or Federer go to a final anymore but still clean the field for Murray or Djokovic, or even retire, the field is wide open for both of them. I can't see Berdych win a slam with his one dimensional game except if he happens not to meet any of the top 5 not named Federer. I see much more Tsonga do it, one guy gets Rosol'd, he beats Federer and takes Djokovic out after the Serb fought against Murray in the semis (or the reverse, but Djokovic is the worse grass courter out of those two). Idem for Ferrer, if it isn't AO or RG he ain't doing it.

    So yeah, I see none of these unlikely ironically enough. Maybe the latter since I neither see Ferrer or Berdych as of today (things may change) win a slam. But I'm not betting on it.
     
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  17. Fiji

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    One of Berdych/Tsonga/Ferrer wins a slam.
     
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