Originally Posted by batz
I don't think madrid helps anyone prepare for anywhere other than Madrid.
If wimby was on blue clay at altitude then there might be some value in playing it - I think Murray has pulled a bit of a masterstroke here to be honest.
He gets to F of W: you've been right
He doesn't get to SFs: I've been right
Let's sit tight on our hands now
Madrid, IMO, is a magnifier of bad movement, of being flat footed, and any player benefits on playing on such a surface.
Tiriac has installed a great filter there.