Why I like to see Nadal at #1 and Federer at #2

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  1. Nadalator

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    Federer plays a classic effortless game
    Nadal plays a revolutionary exciting game

    Federer hits predictable shots
    Nadal hits amazing unpredictable shots

    Federer is not a good fighter
    Nadal always fights until the end

    Federer wears cardigans at Wimbledon to distinguish him from others
    Nadal wears nothing special at Roland Garros

    Federer- I hate being called number two
    Nadal- I don't feel anything different being number one

    Federer- I am so talented
    Nadal- I will need to play well to stand a chance

    Federer- I don't work on my weaknesses
    Nadal- I need to improve many things

    Federer- I know I can beat him
    Nadal- He will be a tough opponent

    Federer- I should have won the match, I handed it to him
    Nadal- He played better than me

    Federer- He is one dimensional, you know what to expect from him
    Nadal- He is the best in history


    Nadal is more exciting to watch and a more likeable guy than Federer.
    I am really enjoying to see Nadal at #1 and Federer at #2.
    Tennis needed a change and Nadal made it. Long live Nadal at #1!
     
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    Better yet Why I Like to See Nadal #1 and Fed #4. lol
     
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    ROFL :lol: :lol:
     
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    Agreed. I was just going to say that as well. Who wants Federer at #2?
     
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    I have pointed out what you have have said that is either complete crap, or a subjective opinion presented as fact. Also, I've bolded up where the truth has been stated, and you don't like it.

    What is the point of this thread? "Exciting" is a subjective word.
     
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  7. bolo

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    lol. 10 char.
     
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  8. Voltron

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    Or could it be that you both have nadal in your name, are nadaltards, and are obvious trolls? Have your pick...
     
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  9. Nadalator

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    I knew Fed boys would call me a troll :-?
    So if some guy says he dislikes Nadal at number one it is a respectable opinion but the opposite is trolling. Grow up, not everybody is a blind Fed lover!
     
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    Ooh Oh I pick nadaltads!
     
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  11. Nadalator

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    Oh sorry I didn't want to disrespect Djokovic and Murray.
     
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    fixed for ya
     
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  13. All-rounder

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    Nobody said that they disliked nadal your thread is just making nadal look good and just bashing federer
     
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  14. Nadalator

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    Long live Murray at #4
     
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    How am I bashing Federer for telling things HE said? Is Federer a Federer hater?

    I am telling the differences I see between them, you gotta respect my opinion, it's a message board for Gods sake!
     
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    lmao.This thread really delivers:).
     
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  17. All-rounder

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    Yes but you are quoting things that makes federer look bad where all of nadals quotes make him seem so innocent

    I mean come on
    Federer hits predictable shots
    Nadal hits amazing unpredictable shots


    Federer is not a good fighter
    Nadal always fights until the end

    Federer wears cardigans at Wimbledon to distinguish him from others
    Nadal wears nothing special at Roland Garros


    Since when did what a player wears matter in tennis
     
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  18. Nadalator

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    It says something about personality don't you think? Nadal would never wear pretentious clothes for being dominant at one tournament.
     
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    Pathetic and juvenile thread started by someone who will never have one ATP point in their life, disparaging an amazing champion with 13 slam titles.
     
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  21. Nadalator

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    haha thats photoshopped, how pathetic! wake me up when he wears that on the court
     
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    Yes but he did switch to polo shirts and he cut his hair similar to when federer had gained his number 1 ranking he cut his hair so you can't say nadal is not changing his image
     
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    The main reasons i like Nadal at #1 and Fed NOT #1 is:

     
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    LMAO at Rafa plays exciting tennis. What is so exciting about gruelling baseline rallies and waiting for your opponent to make errors. I like Rafa alot but his game is not the most exciting to watch. That is my opinion and the opinion of countless others.
    I guess Nadaltards started watching tennis after 2007, if thats the case I can't blame them.
     
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    Agree... +1
     
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    I like both styles and find Nadal's style spectacular and Fed's good too versus the average opponent, but Fed's game turns rather ordinary v Murray, Joker and Nadal. When Nadal plays Federer, Nadal plays a much more exciting brand of tennis out of the two, and makes Fed's usually fluent game (which he can bring against lower ranked guys) look rather average. That's a fact and commentators repeat that over and over. For example Nadal makes Fed run all over the place,twice as far as in his normal matches, and pushes him 2 m behind the baseline compared to Fed's usual position and thus takes away his strengths and a lot of his great shot making. He Makes Feds shots look ordinary because he has to hit them from uncomfortable positions so often.
    Meanwhile Nadal looks like genius in the way he constructs points and maneuvers Fed all over the place, mixed with a lot of brilliant shot making.

    Anyways that's how I have seen all of their finals and the commentators feel the same because it's clear as day. Its been the same at the last FO, WImbledon, and AO finals.



     
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    We have a wonderful #1, I hope he stays there a long, long, long time. He's a great role model for the future generations of players: his tennis is captivating, his mentality is uplifting and his respect for other players is inspiring. He truly exemplifies tennis at his best! :)
     
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    Nadal outclasses Federer in almost every department.
     
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    this thread is simply trying to pick a fight, its fail.


    the other thread was posting a link to someone who at least had credintials above forum posting, some of it may be true you said, but half of it is merely trolling if not more than half. grow up dude.
     
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  30. Mick

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    can you imagine what people would say if nadal had federer's personality ?
    :)
     
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    Why I would like to see Querrey #1 and Bagdhatis #2

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    What's with the preppie gear...?

    What's with the preppie gear...? Collared shirt, matched to his headband and wristbands. Normal shorts. And he almost straightened up and got a haircut... Jeez.

    All I can say is at least he's not wearing patent leather boots out there a la Serena... (he'd probably win in them anyway...)

    Dude needs some different drawers, or needs a doctor to figure out what he's pickin' at!!!:twisted:

    I'd just like to see Fed show up in a muscle shirt, lose the belted pants, and kick over Rafa's oh-so-exactingly placed water bottles on the changeover. Then get the heck to net. That'd be a site to see... just the same... Fed needs to start winning to keep this a "rivalry."
     
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    haha. sounds like something coach mcenroe would advise federer to do if he became his coach :)
     
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    Federer's tennis is much more exciting than Nadal's, I think this is a fact that is agreed upon by the general population. Federer's fanbase is also much bigger than Nadal's and that is because he is exciting to watch and is a good guy.

    Federer is not an ******* like most of the Nadaltards believe, how the hell would he win the sportsman of the year award (voted on by his peers) as many times as he has?

    Also, I find Federer's responses a lot more honest than Nadal's sugarcoated bs.
     
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    I am a huge fan of both players. You are very hard on Federer with this post. Both Nadal and Federer are very likable and exciting. Federer, is opinionated and speaks his mind like most people do. There's nothing wrong with that and that doesn't make him less likable than Nadal.
     
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    They would say he's lost it and they wouldn't be wrong.
     
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    Unfortunately, I think Nadal has become closer to Fed personality wise in the last year. :(
     
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    It is not agreed upon by the general population. It's agreed upon by a fragment of the general population who identify themselves as Fed fans. I am a member of the general population and I certainly disagree (and it seems clear from this thread that I'm not the only one :)).
     
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  39. Mick

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    what i noticed in federer matches is when it is very close, he seems to be annoyed with himself and with the umpire. he's great when he's far ahead.
     
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  40. veroniquem

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    Nonsense. Did you hear Nadal say he was ready to win Madrid and rattle Federer at the USO? No? So he's still Nadal and has no personality disorder ;-) (I'm sure you've never heard him say either that "it's killing him" after a loss and that the better player didn't win...)
     
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    But all his complaining about Madrid. Very Fed like.
     
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    lol like nadal has never complained before. Please tell me, when has federer complained before about a tournament?
     
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  43. veroniquem

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    I disagree. Nadal has always been a complainer. Last year he complained a lot about the schedule for instance.
    Federer doesn't complain before a tournament starts, he whines and sulks after he loses one, that's different!
     
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    LOL good point. But Fed gets fed up a lot and whines. He complains about the dark against Nadal twice, accuses Uncle Toni of coaching during a match, calls Nadal a one-trick pony that he will figure out soon enough. I'm still waiting for that. lol
     
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    Can't believe I'm about to say this, but I agree with you there. That darkness comment was bad. Btw, he called nadal one dimensional, which I believe at the time he was, but has long since improved and is no longer one dimensional. But thats a different story. As for the figuring out stuff, yeah, he needs to work on that.
     
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    You see, Federer is also a sore loser,
    Nadal says he hates losing but when he does, he makes an effort to be gracious about it.
    I told you they don't have the same personality !
     
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    Yeah but the collar thing is annoying me. A Fed-like shirt imo. I'm hoping Nadal keeps his image going and not trying to be "mature" all of a sudden.
     
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    I don't really get why people say "fed like shirt". I don't know, it bothers me, but anyways clothes don't make a person.
     
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    The shirt is not that important, it's the attitude on court that matters, the physical presence, the confidence, the speed, the intensity and level of energy.
     
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