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Old 10-06-2012, 02:50 PM   #55
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Not going to talk about accomplishment, but only wanted to say what a waste of talent Stich, Ivanisevic and Krajicek winning only one Slam each.

When they were on they could beat anyone on any surface, but injuries and lack of mental focus/desire/whatever...made them achieve way less than expected.

At the beginning of the 90s, when they all were very young, I thought of each one of them as sure multi-Slam winners in the future, but at the end each one of them only managed to win one single Slam title, at Wimbledon.

They were three of the great generation of players of that time: Stich, Agassi, Courier, Bruguera, Sampras, Ivanisevic, Krajicek, Chang, Rafter (all of them Slam-winners) and honorable mention to Todd Martin, Cedric Pioline and Wayne Ferreira, from the same group age.
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