Who are your favorite players outside of the top 50?

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Serendipitous, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Hello everyone,


    My name is Philip and I am honored to have the opportunity to start a thread here on the world-renowned Talk Tennis, where tennis fans have a great time.


    The topic of this thread is players outside of the top 50. List your favorite players outside of the top 50 and we can discuss some of them and have quite a fun time. :shock:


    Here are mine (in no particular order):


    Janko Tipsarevic

    Simone Bolelli

    Ernests Gulbis

    Grigor Dimitrov

    Steve Darcis

    John Isner

    Frank Dancevic

    Vince Spadea

    Evgeny Korolev

    Kei Nishikori

    Pablo Cuevas
     
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  2. Conquistador

    Conquistador Banned

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    Thiago Alves probally. That guy has all the talent to be a top 20 player on Tour.
     
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  3. ryangoring

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    Well I wish the best and only the best for Donald Young.
    Kei.
    That's really all I care to talk about. The, whatever future tennis stars.
    Had to add Grigor!! Nice 1BH!
     
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  4. DarthFed

    DarthFed Hall of Fame

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    Gulbis, Nishikori,Hewitt
     
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  5. He's got a long way to go (ranked 159)......hopefully he'll get a wildcard at the US Open.....
     
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  6. gj011

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    Tipsarevic, Monaco, JCF, Gulbis, Baghdatis
     
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  7. T1000

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    Hewitt (my all time fav player)

    John Isner

    Grigor Dimitrov

    Frank Dancevic
     
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  8. norbac

    norbac Legend

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    Frank Dancevic, Potito Starace, Lleyton Hewitt, Ernests Gulbis, Simon Bollelli, Arnaud Clement, Fabio Fognini, Robby Ginepri.
     
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  9. dincuss

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    Same, but i also like dimitrov and dancevic
     
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  10. Nadal_Freak

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    Juan Carlos Ferrero, Canas, Ernests Gulbis, Monaco, Tipsarevic, Starace, and Hewitt.
     
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  11. egn

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    gulbis. 10 char
     
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  12. Magix

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    Everybody has already mentioned my faves. lol

    Hewitt, Ferrero, Dancevic, Nishikori, and Baghdatis.
     
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  13. bdon

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    safin now that he lost =(. and hewitt
     
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  14. Jim A

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    I like Kendrick in that group of players...usually entertaining to watch and not just today vs Murray
     
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  15. boojay

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    I'm actually really starting to like Dancevic, and not just because I'm Canadian. He seems like a very unrefined hybrid of Federer and Sampras. It's fun to watch his quickness, reflexes, and pure athleticism.
     
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  16. nfor304

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    Ferrero, Monaco, Massu, Niemenen, Clement, Ljubicic. Those are all guys I would go and watch if I were at a tournament and they were playing on an outside court
     
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  17. Drop Shot 11

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    Ernests Gulbis


    Least: Donald Young
     
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  18. IvanAndreevich

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    Gulbis, Baghdatis
     
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  19. Blinkism

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    Great posts guys! So many good players outside the Top 50 that it's really proof that the ATP field is really strong and deep.

    Personally, I like Gulbis, Hewitt, Dancevic, Monaco, and recently have warmed up to Dimitrov.

    Guys like Ljubo, Hewitt, Ferrero, and other former top-20 guys might not be ranked high but they all have it in them to play like a top 20 player on any given day.

    Makes for exciting tennis!!!
     
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  20. joeri888

    joeri888 G.O.A.T.

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    +Hewitt, Safin(after Wimbledon I guess??), Haase
     
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  21. What happened to him? Is he still injured? He is so talented....hopefully he'll come back.....he's currently ranked 624. :(
     
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  22. deltox

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    Isner, hope to see him inside the top 50 by years end if he can shake the illness
     
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  23. Ljubicic for number1

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    Dokic, Tipseravic, Santoro
     
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  24. Gorecki

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    obvious choice for me . Fred...
     
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  25. Ljubicic for number1

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    Fred? Flindstone or Stolle?
     
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  26. Dr. Degauss

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    Baghdadis, Gulbis
     
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  27. zagor

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    Tipsa,Gulbis,Bagman,Safin.
     
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  28. Gorecki

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    Frederico "i kicked Ivan Ljubicic's *** very hard" Gil...

    do you know now who im talking about?:twisted:
     
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  29. shadows

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    Mayer - moving up nicely, proving he can play on all surfaces, nice 1h bh. Making a move on the top 50.

    Fognini - Infuriorating in how hot/cold he can blow, but has a wonderfully lazy style and when he's on he's great to watch.

    Nishikori - wish he'd get over his injuries D:

    Dimitrov - obvious reasons

    @Gorecki, I'm assuming Fred is Gil yeah? I hope he can get back up towards his high ranking again this year ^_^

    ed: lol, spent too long replying and you had already ><
     
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  30. Gorecki

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    well.. you said it yourself... couple of easy draws and he can break into top 50...

    where are those easy draws? lately he is getting top seeds all the time!
     
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  31. viduka0101

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    Kei Nishikori
     
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  32. Sovereignty

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    Those were my four :shock:

    Plus Safin.
     
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  33. tahiti

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    Gulbis, Baggy and Ljubijic
     
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  34. pabloJD

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    Fognini, Monaco, Gulbis, Baghdatis, Schwank (but he's playing horrible right now)...
     
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  35. seffina

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    Baghy! Well there are others, but he is one of my favorites no matter the ranking.
     
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