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Old 11-29-2012, 09:14 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by MonkeyBoy View Post
If we're going to strip Murray of the USO due to environmental factors, we might as well strip Federer of Wimbledon by the same principles. Do you deny that Federer benefited more from the closing of the roof than Andy did?
Oh yes, absolutely. He won the second set with the roof still open and had enough momentum to win the match in those conditions.

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It's completely wrong to take from this that Murray did not deserve the gold, or somehow got lucky at the Olympics.
Murray did deserve the gold. The point is: that medal does not prove that he somehow reached the next level and is expected to maintain that level permanently.
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