Originally Posted by Mike Sams
Tsonga smashed Monaco at RG 2009 which was Monaco's best surface and Tsonga's worst. Why did Raonic not show this same potential even if he's not great on clay? He's still got enough talent to make the surface irrelevant. That's what good players are supposed to do. Raonic lost to Monaco and he should not have, no matter if it's clay or not.
Monaco was ranked 68 in the world when he played Tsonga in 2009. He is unquestionably playing much better now.
And Tsonga has lost to Isner, Dolgopolov, Simon and Haas this year on clay. Perhaps you try to pick a better example.