Who's Next?

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  1. tennismonkey

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    With Federer and then Nadal and now Djokovic gobbling up all the grand slams -- who's the next player on the men's tour to start winning majors?

    Murray?
    Tsonga?
    Berdych?
    Soderling?
    Raonic?
     
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  2. Tammo

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    Murray, he has shown he is ready too in his match with Djokovic.
     
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  3. Magnetite

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    Problem for Murray is that he has to start winning soon, because he's not much younger than Nadal and Djokovic.
     
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  4. cc0509

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    Murray. Definitely not any of those others you have listed.
     
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  5. jwbarrientos

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    I see Nole for 2 years more, Andy?? hmmm not sure
     
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  6. syc23

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    Why no pressure on Berdych, Tsonga, Soderling and Ferrer? They're all much older than Murray.

    There will be a window of opportunity as Rafa will slow down and injuries might rear its head for Djokovic and Murray will be there to capitalise. He is the most consistent if you compare to the above players having reached the final or SFs in the last 5 majors.

    After a positive showing at AO against Djokovic, there's every chance Murray will only improve under Lendl.
     
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  7. cc0509

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    Because nobody in his right mind thinks any of those guys are going to win a slam. Murray on the other hand, has the talent but his brain has been the problem so far. Hopefully Murray can finally correct this last problem and win a slam already.
     
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    michael russell.
     
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    Murray?
    Tsonga?
    Berdych?
    Soderling?


    4 x no. All of them are 25 years old or more (well Murray hits 25 in May), by the time Djokovic stops dominating they will be on the downhill at 27+. Of course Berdych is a big time choker, Tsonga is too inconsistent and Soderling is screwed with mono

    Raonic?

    The answer is maybe. He's got a huge serve, a huge forehand and no major lacks in his game, except for his mediocre movement.
     
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  11. Apun94

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    WHY THE HELL IS RAONIC COMPARED AGAINST TOP PLAYERS???? I really dont get it. Sure hes a great player, but to be honest Tomic is a much better player. And NOBODY rates Tomic that high. Raonic relies too much on his serve. His ground game is not as good as Tomic's. His backhand is still weak. I just dont understand the fascination towards Raonic. Ryan Harrison has a better ground game than Raonic, he just needs a better serve. For me, Tomic is the best "up and coming player" and Harrison and Raonic come in second.
    These young guys just arent at the same level as Murray, Tsonga, Berdy and Soderling.
    I really dont have anything against Raonic. What pisses me off are his idiotic fans who worship him as if hes bigger than Federer!
    P.S The answer to your question is obvious: MURRAY. Plz go and watch the 2012 AO semi of Murray. If you had watched that matched you wudnt have posted this question, unless ofcourse you have nothing better to do...
     
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  12. TennisFan3

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    Juan Martin Del Potro..

    Future #1. Multiple grandslam winner. Close to slams in double digits by end of career.
     
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  13. The Baseline

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    I dont know about all of that but, look for someone like Nicolas Almagro to break through. People that have seen him play live say that he has the most power out of anyone on tour off of both wings. Almagro just needs the right mental attitude, and then watch him take off and roll. He could really win some slams, his backhand is legendary.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIJPQ7-YQy0
     
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  14. Cross-court

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    He's been "ready" for a long time now
     
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  15. jackson vile

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    None, if Murray or Tsonga do it, it will only be a one time thing unless the planets line up and the Inca calendar predicts it.
     
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  16. Masayoshi

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    If Tsonga could again just channel the dark gods he consorted with to deal a well-playing Nadal that complete trouncing at the 2008 AO semi-finals, he has a good shot of winning majors. He's just way too inconsistent without said dark gods, however.

    I'd like to see him pull through at least once, though. Definitely enough talent in that one.
     
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