who the ""next"" American ? Sock,Harrison,or S.Johnson ??

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  1. SoCal10s

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    who the ""next"" in line to lead American tennis? Sock,Harrison,or S.Johnson ??
     
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  2. MLB_MOB

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    This is more personal but hopefully Rhyne Williams
     
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  3. nethawkwenatchee

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    It looks like a toss up at the moment. They all three have tons of heart and Roddick was praising them for the way they all compete (in his post match interview last night)
     
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  4. Not Harrison thats for sure, you have to look deeper than these guys (at the 16-17 year old players in USA imo)

    What happened to Devin Britton? I liked his game. He played good vs Federer i think it was last year in the USO.
     
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  5. Tammo

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    Harrison, Sock, and Ihave no idea who Johnson is.
     
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    I like Harrison's game, but I watched some of Sock last night, and he could develop well also. Nice touch, and he has a pretty good backhand, but he ran around it wayyyy too much, and got himself in trouble sometimes because of that.
     
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  7. Kaz00

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    Harrison has way bigger desire to win.
     
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  8. PSNELKE

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    Harrison lacks the weapons and the brain.
    Sock looks good to me, but time will tell, didnt see a lot from him so far.
    Johnson, nah.

    Neither of them is going to become a star.
     
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    Donald Young!
     
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    denis kudla!
     
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    Why are you ignoring John Isner ?
     
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  12. zapvor

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    because isner is already in! ok somdev too needs to be counted
     
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  13. Xizel

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    Johnson is old.
     
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  14. SoCal10s

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    senior in college is too old? 21-22 ? he's still developing he's physical strength ..,I think he has a bit to go but I like his game better now than the others..
     
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  15. ttbrowne

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    Sock impressed me the most. His potential for being great is there.
     
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    Sock is too slow and lumbering.
     
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    Thread # 57297592378935 about this.

    Cool Story bro.
     
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    I liked the way Sock competed. He seems to have a big game, now it's about learning how to compete and structure points at the pro level. He'll have to work on his movement but I disgree with the comment he looks slow.

    I was critical of Sock in another thread about playing high school tennis, and after seeing him play I stand by that. There is no way with the game he has he should have been messing around beating kids 0 & 0 in Kansas.
     
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    Somdev is indian...
     
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  20. Caracalla

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    Neither of them..
     
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    Bump! Has mental strength, just needs to develop the arsenal a bit more, especially the serve. I can see top 20 by '13. From there, it's all about the "court between your ears", where he is already light-years ahead of Harrison.
     
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  22. DeShaun

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    I still think it's Harrison. He is a bit overly dramatic at times, though, which he needs to restrain, I think, in order to make his hotblooded competitive personality work for him--there is such a thing as too much or unproductive levels of this behavior, and I think he's dangerously close to that line.
     
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  23. Tough Gut

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    Of the options given, I would say sock.
     
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    Jack Sock - Harrison has game but acts like a petulent child.
     
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    Sock played well against Roddick, but his game was very similar. Ran around his backhand too much. Big serve, big forehand. I think that if he had played Nadal or Djokovic, it would have been ugly.
     
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