Who will win the 2013 French Open?

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Who wins Roland Garros 2013?

Poll closed Feb 14, 2013.
  1. Djokovic

    29.4%
  2. Federer

    24.5%
  3. Murray

    4.9%
  4. Ferrer

    1.0%
  5. Nadal

    30.4%
  6. Del Potro

    4.9%
  7. Berdych

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Almagro

    1.0%
  9. Tsonga

    1.0%
  10. Tomic (or someone else) :twisted:

    2.9%
  1. Prisoner of Birth

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    Just thought it'd be interesting to see what people think before Nadal returns and shows us what shape he's currently in.
     
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  2. MonkeyBoy

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    Djokovic

    Dark horses:
    Murray
    Ferrer
     
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  3. mariecon

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    Need I remind you that Murray has NEVER won a clay court tournament?:shock:
     
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  4. MonkeyBoy

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    I honestly think he has a better chance than Nadal.
     
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  5. mariecon

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    Better than Federer, on clay?

    Let's just say for argument's sake that Federer gets Ferrer in his half and Djoker gets Murray and Nadal (now I know this is virtually impossible since Fed always gets the crappy draws) but let's just say. Would you maybe change your opinion?
     
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  6. Steve0904

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    I'm still saying Nadal until proven otherwise. That will mean he will have to lose at the French, so I will be wrong, but I can't pick against him. He's that good.
     
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  7. Prisoner of Birth

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    That's pretty much my reasoning, too.
     
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  8. paulorenzo

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    djokovic or nadal. if nadal is showing any sort of resemblance to his former clay court prowess in the next couple weeks, then i think he has enough time to find his form and take it. if not, edge to djokovic.

    outside chance to federer, ferrer, and murray.
     
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  9. Djokodal Fan

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    why do we even have any poll in this forum? You know the results when you are surrounded by some *******s!
     
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  10. Sid_Vicious

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    Nadal and Djokovic are the current leaders, moron.
     
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  11. Hawkeye7

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    I voted Murray, just for trolling purposes. No one is giving him a chance there, so it would justify the wildest trolling spree these boards have ever seen if it were to happen. :twisted:

    Now with a little less delusion, I'm gonna say (hope) Rafa.
     
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  12. Sid_Vicious

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    I don't think Murray will win, but I expect him to play his best RG this year. He has made the SF already and he has only gotten better. Can't count Murray out...weirder things have happened. Djokovic almost lost to Tsonga last year.
     
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  13. Prisoner of Birth

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    So you're basically saying he'll be runners-up, right?
     
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  14. Fuji

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    I have my money on someone outside the top 10 winning it. Darkhorse time!

    -Fuji
     
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  15. Hawkeye7

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    Weirdly enough, he said the same.

    We'll see, I guess. If he were to get the 2nd seed things could get interesting. I guess we'll have to wait and see how well he performs in the other clay tournaments this year.
     
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  16. Gonzo_style

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  17. TheF1Bob

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    Someone who doesn't take drugs. 8)
     
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  18. Nickzor

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    I'm gonna have to go with Nadal, I mean he is undeniably the KING OF CLAY, I'm not a *******, but he really something else on clay, he might have been on a long injury break, but how many times has he cOme back from injury only to play as if his not even injured at all, When you watch him play, he plays like someone who doesn't look injured whatsoever, 2012 aus open final? Wow look at this guy running around for 6 hours, oh yeah! Btw he has chronic knee problems!
     
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  19. BorisBeckerFan

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    If Nadal isn't healthy my choice is Fed.
     
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  20. Towser83

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    He's never even made a clay final
     
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  21. NadalAgassi

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    Djokovic has a great shot at the Calendar Slam this year. This will be the next step in that.
     
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    Far better players haven't won the cygs. If Djoker were to win it, it would be a travesty.
     
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  23. kishnabe

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    Federer.......
     
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  24. NadalAgassi

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    If he wins 28 slam matches he deserves this. The Grand Slam is not something you can ever fluke, it is way too difficult to achieve for that. Only an amazing player would even come close to it.
     
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  25. mariecon

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    And that's not Djoker.
     
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  26. forzamilan90

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    Fed army going all in!
     
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  27. NadalAgassi

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    6 slam winner, one of the Open Era greatest years (2011), Australian Open GOAT, and top 3 player for 7 straight years at only 25, and not an amazing player? Ummm ok.
     
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  28. Prisoner of Birth

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    Not the Australian Open GOAT yet. The Australian Open GOAT is the guy with 4 Championships, 5 finals, and 10 straight Semifinals.
     
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  29. Gonzo_style

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    Why you quote him? I mean, guy has you on ignore, couldn't be more obvious...
     
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  30. 90's Clay

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    I'm gonna have to go with Nole this year.. I can't see how Nadal will be ready to defend that title this year. Im not entirely sure he will be ready physically to be taking out Djokovic this year

    Its not like Nadal has only been out a few months. We are talking close to a year here. It will take a good 5-6 months of steady tennis to get back to a high level

    Maybe Wimbledon for Nadal.
     
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  31. forzamilan90

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    I want to see Tsonga improve on his 2012 QF finish
     
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  32. Towser83

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    If he isn't at a high enough playing level to win RG, I don't see how he will get his level up in 2-3 weeks to win Wimbledon. Not without some help anywy..
     
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  33. mariecon

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    ROFL!!!!! :lol:
     
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  34. quest01

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    I think Djokovic will win his first French. I would usually say Nadal but preparation could be a concern.
     
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  35. MichaelNadal

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    Nadal over Novak in 4 epic sets.
     
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  36. veroniquem

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    Nadal is about to return to competition. I'll give my opinion after vina del mar.
     
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  37. Sid_Vicious

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    Love the signature.
     
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  38. Mustard

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    Way too early to say. We'll have a much better idea in 3 months time.
     
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  39. Prisoner of Birth

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    That's the whole point. To see what people think this early so we can compare it to 4 months later.
     
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  40. NadalDramaQueen

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    Of course Nadal is winning the poll on Planet **** Warehouse.
     
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  41. veroniquem

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    Bet against Nadal at RG at your own peril. The one guy who did it before lost a lot of money ;)
     
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  42. The_Order

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    Of course, it has nothing to do with the fact that he's 5-0 against Fed and 3-0 against Novak up there. Or the fact that he's only lost once in 8 years. Those facts don't matter to anyone, no let's all vote for a 31.5 year old Federer to get the job done against Rafa that he couldn't do in his peak.
     
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  43. mariecon

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    Who knows, maybe Nadal has decided to clean up his act after his 7 month "injury" layoff. I think Federer can beat a clean Nadal at RG.
     
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  44. beast of mallorca

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    I voted for Nadal because I want to jinx him because I'm a Fedfan. :)
    But seriously, let's see how he does in the Golden Swing then we can take it from there.
     
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  45. firepanda

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    I've voted Djokovic, because I want him to win and I think that he will win. However, it just feels so wrong for Nadal to not win.
     
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  46. The_Order

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    Nope clean Nadal beat him 5 times up there. Unless you have some evidence to prove otherwise...
     
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  47. Murrayfan31

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    Djokovic. This will be the year of the Djokovic.
     
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    I'm glad you appreciate it my fellow Dumbledore fan :)
     
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  49. Duncan Bell

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    Tsonga. Why not?
     
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  50. Start da Game

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    the impenetrable wall of defense, will and insurmountable endurance.......nadal.......

    it is simply impossible to take him down in a best of 5 sets format on red clay if he is just fit enough to play.......
     
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