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Old 11-17-2012, 12:53 PM   #40
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In conditions and speeds, that favour exactly his style and that is the whole point in what Becker said.

Try again.
The thread title says that Nadal and Djokovic wouldn't have survived in the 1980s and 1990s. I think it's clear that Nadal could have survived in these decades.

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No, because if he chooses to play clay tourneys elsewhere he should give up points elsewhere. That and the points and titles from the Majors, he (and Djokovic) wouldn't have won, would hardly make for more successful career. Again, that is the whole point in what Becker said.
The thread title says "wouldn't survive", not "wouldn't be as successful".

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And that is completely irrelevant in this discussion.
Thread title: Nadal and Djokovic would not have survived the 80's and 90's - Becker

There were clay-court tournaments galore in these decades, where serve and volley was a lot more scarce.

Conclusion: Relevant to this discussion.

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