which player started late and still went pro?

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  1. cloverasheford

    cloverasheford New User

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    According to what I know, Marcelo Rios started playing at 11 yrs and went on to be No.1 although he dint win any Grand Slam.
    Other than that I guess its Ivan Ljubicic who started playing at 9.
    Not sure on all the info but correct me if I am wrong.
     
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  2. crazytennis

    crazytennis Semi-Pro

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    This topic has popped up 2-3 times before. Running a search on this wouldn't be easy but you could still give it a try.
     
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  3. cloverasheford

    cloverasheford New User

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    alright i did that and I got it (and much more!) Thanks
    :)
     
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  4. Rickson

    Rickson G.O.A.T.

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    Roger Federer started playing at 22 and went on to win 12 slams with more coming.
     
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  5. 35ft6

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    Nadal started playing about a month ago.
     
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  6. morten

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    A friend of mine is starting to play tennis next weekend, he will win not the Wimbledon, but the US Open 2008(Wimbledon is too soon)
     
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  7. 35ft6

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    ^ Your friend must be a great athlete. Just like Djokovic, who hasn't even technically started playing yet but, despite that, is number 3 in the world. Amazing.
     
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  8. zagor

    zagor Talk Tennis Guru

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    Didn't Pioline start at 14 or 15 or something?
     
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  9. Rickson

    Rickson G.O.A.T.

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    We're on the same page, but that guy with the friend is not quite getting it.
     
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  10. Tchocky

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    That's funny but not true.
     
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  11. 35ft6

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    ^ How dare you accuse a poster of lying. I'm reporting you to a moderator. And I'm going to cry now.
     
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