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Old 11-29-2011, 11:20 AM   #60
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Originally Posted by Devilito View Post
Itís a lot easier to have a dominant season now when all the surfaces play a lot closer to each other and all the tennis players play the same baseline game. You canít compare dominance now with dominance in the 90s. If youíre number 1 in the world now chances are youíre going to be a threat on any surface against any opponent. In the 90s you might be weaker on clay/grass / slow courts / fast courts. You might play better against grinders or serve and volleyers. Nobody has those concerns anymore. While being dominant is still a huge feat mentally, in terms of tennis skill itís not nearly as impressive.
Simple as that
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