WTF more prestigious than winning a Grand Slam

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  1. BigForehand

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    Look at Murray, he has to win 2 matches to take the AO trophy. It's a disgrace to give it more prestige than the WTF where you have to win 5.

    Honestly what's more worthy:
    Winning 5 matches against top 8 players,

    OR

    Having 5 practice sessions then winning 2 matches best of 5.
     
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  2. Prisoner of Birth

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    You need win just 4 out of 5 matches.
     
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  3. NadalAgassi

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    LOL ****ism reaches new heights once again. Just when you think things can go any further, they always amaze.
     
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  5. Prisoner of Birth

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    LOL, are you serious? Federer has more Slams AND more WTF than anyone :lol: We don't have any delusions or biases in this regard :)
     
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    Muzzer has gotten an easy draw, but LOL @ this thread
     
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  7. Agassifan

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    But yeah... since Feddie's got more slams than anyone, this aint really ****ism
     
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  8. smoledman

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    Feddy has more big titles than anyone in history. He's on his own transcendent plane of existence.

    17 slams + 6 WTF + 21 Masters 1000 = 44 big titles
     
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  9. batz

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    Here you go fella. Let us know how you get on.

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    Stop being a fcking dick.
     
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    I would say the WTF and Slams verify different aspects of a tennis player.

    The WTF is about laser focus, intensity of challenge, being better than the proven best.
    The Slams are about stamina, diversity of challenge, being better than the current best.
     
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  12. TTMR

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    I suppose WTF is more prestigious than Wimbledon, too. Federer only had to beat two players at The Championships. Oh right, Federer is old and therefore has earned the seniors discount at draw time.

    It's good to know TW's historians have already penciled in a second asterik next to Murray's name.
     
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  13. Peters

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    Yep, they're getting in their excuses early for another Murray GS win.

    GS1 due to wind.
    GS2 due to only playing two matches (whatever that means).

    =not real slam titles!

    I wonder what the excuses will be for GS number 3, 4 and 5?
     
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  14. vive le beau jeu !

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    generally i don't think it's more prestigious, but in some cases...

    in my opinion, stich's W+WTF is more prestigious than kafelnikov's RG+AO.
     
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  15. axel89

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    Lol your god federer had a joke of a draw at wimpy last year. Moron
     
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  16. ductrung3993

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    Honestly, so far his draw is even more of a joke than Nadal's USO'10.

    And now got to face the tired old man.
     
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  17. augustobt

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    Nobody is giving excuses. The fact is that Murray's draw was one of the easiest that I've ever seen in a major (although isn't comparable to Nadal's USO 2010, the EDOAT).
     
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  18. smoledman

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    Nadal's 2008 & 2010 Wimby draws were wimpy beyond measure.
     
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    Come back from 2 set down, beatdown Djok and Murray consecutively = joke draw. Good stuff, philosopher.
     
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  20. zagor

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    Nope, nothing comes close to slams (including AO which wasn't always the case) when it comes to tennis.
     
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  21. kishnabe

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    I know how you feel but this is not the way to go about it.

    It would be pathetic if Murray won AO while playing 2 real matches....but the pressure of winning a SF or Final in GS is worth more than Winning 5 3 set matches in WTF while facing Mulitple MP.
     
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  22. augustobt

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    Hell no. Malisse itself is more dangerous than all of Murray's clows.
     
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  23. MaiDee

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    Why? Every slam is about 2-3 matches (or less).

    How many slam winners, won title beating no.1 and no.2?:oops:
     
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  24. Gonzo_style

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    I guess OP is Murraytard
     
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  25. tennis_pro

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    Well talk if Murray beats Federer and Djokovic cause so far he played nobody of real significance. Federer at Wimbledon had a rather easy road to the semis but then beat Djokovic and Murray.
     
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  26. TTMR

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    Ok, so by that standard then if Murray wins you won't be crying up a storm that he only won due to his 'joke draw' (since Federer also had garbage opponents until the semis at Wimbledon)?

    Oh right, of course you will. What was I thinking?
     
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