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Leelord337 10-07-2012 08:22 PM

How is Ferrer still in the top 5?
 
It just amazes me that he's still in the top 5. He's definitely maxed out his abilities as a tennis player, and when looking at the top 8, he stands out more than the others because he simply doesn't have that booming serve or super powerful groundies. His forehand is awesome, but that serve is probably the worst in the top 20?

jamesblakefan#1 10-07-2012 08:55 PM

Consistency. He's been to the Quarters or better of 14 tourneys this year, even though he hasn't peaked in the big events he still remains more consistent than the guys from 6-10 are.

Tennis sensation 10-08-2012 01:03 AM

Consistency is the key my friend....

Rhino 10-08-2012 01:41 AM

Never underestimate the Auckland Heineken Open.

Zarfot Z 10-08-2012 02:10 AM

"How is Ferrer still in the top 5?"

Because 5 titles + QF or better in slams = lots and lots of ATP points

PCXL-Fan 10-08-2012 02:50 AM

Ferrer is the new Davydenko, albeit with less skill on hardcourt (duriog Davy's peak years Davydenko owns Nadal on Hardcourt) and about equal skill on clay.

augustobt 10-08-2012 03:00 AM

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Originally Posted by PCXL-Fan (Post 6941939)
Ferrer is the new Davydenko, albeit with less skill on hardcourt (duriog Davy's peak years Davydenko owns Nadal on Hardcourt) and about equal skill on clay.

I think that David is a better claycourter than Davyd.

kalyan4fedever 10-08-2012 03:09 AM

Ferrer is just like nadal who does not have a big serve except one is left hander and lucky to win slams :)

The Bawss 10-08-2012 03:14 AM

A week or so ago Ferrer was tied with the most wins on tour this year. Get a clue, OP.

PCXL-Fan 10-08-2012 03:25 AM

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Originally Posted by augustobt (Post 6941942)
I think that David is a better claycourter than Davyd.

Davydenko's wrist injury cost him.

Peak performance davydenko is better.
Davyd has 2 RG semis and 2 RG quarters. In 2005 Davydenko had a 5 set thriller Semi that went down to the wire vs Puerta.

David has 1 RG semi and 1 RG quarter.

So in the end they are about equal on clay.

Duncan Bell 10-08-2012 04:33 AM

Because Ferrer is a really good tennis player.

President 10-08-2012 07:15 AM

He made 2 SF and 2 QF at the majors this year, who has done better than that other than the top 4? His footwork is phenomenal and he's rock solid off of both sides, with his forehand being a great shot. He's also probably one of the top 3 returners on tour right now.

RAFA2005RG 10-08-2012 07:20 AM

Ferrer is in trouble. Rafa said he's keen on playing less hardcourt events and MORE clay events, which may include the 2 South American events Ferrer won this year.

dangalak 10-08-2012 08:30 AM

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Originally Posted by PCXL-Fan (Post 6941939)
Ferrer is the new Davydenko, albeit with less skill on hardcourt (duriog Davy's peak years Davydenko owns Nadal on Hardcourt) and about equal skill on clay.

Ferrer is 3-3 with Nadal on HC. Not ownage, but given the difference of success, quite an interesting record.

underground 10-08-2012 08:59 AM

Because he has 2 slam semifinals and has won 5 tournaments this year?

kiki 10-08-2012 09:36 AM

Because the rest of journeymen are worse

Mainad 10-08-2012 01:28 PM

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Originally Posted by The Bawss (Post 6941950)
A week or so ago Ferrer was tied with the most wins on tour this year. Get a clue, OP.

Tied with whom? He is second in the number of titles won this year with 5. Federer currently heads the list with 6.

ruerooo 10-08-2012 01:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by PCXL-Fan (Post 6941939)
Ferrer is the new Davydenko, albeit with less skill on hardcourt (duriog Davy's peak years Davydenko owns Nadal on Hardcourt) and about equal skill on clay.

Daveeed is a better claycourter than Kolya. Look up his Golden Slam record for the past few years, and his results at the big clay Masters - he's in a lot of finals with Rafa in Europe.

The Bawss 10-08-2012 01:35 PM

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Originally Posted by Mainad (Post 6942806)
Tied with whom? He is second in the number of titles won this year with 5. Federer currently heads the list with 6.

Tied with Fed, at 61 wins a piece I believe. This probably isn't the case anymore. Djokovic has surely taken the lead.

Gonzo_style 10-08-2012 02:06 PM

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Originally Posted by The Bawss (Post 6942816)
Tied with Fed, at 61 wins a piece I believe. This probably isn't the case anymore. Djokovic has surely taken the lead.

Yes, Djokovic had 64 wins....


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