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Old 11-11-2012, 10:01 AM   #16
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And? That doesn't mean that the players were worse. In Gonzales' time, the best players were the professionals, and he was playing against these top players all the time. Imagine Federer always playing against 15 of the top 20 players, instead of often playing against players way below that ranking. Playing against players of such high calibre on a very regular basis, like the old pros did, will make you a better player.
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Your list is flaw because there are two tours competing at that time. Had both tours combined which the field would be stronger, it makes a world of difference.
So if the ATP today were to split the tour into two field and that wouldn't have any effect on the strength/depth of the competition. Got it. :roll eyes:

And imagine if Fed had a smaller pool and again, split fields, the chances of him having quality players as he's currently having to deal with today are slim.
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