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Old 01-30-2013, 10:31 AM   #44
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Sorry, I haven't even properly answered the original thread question. So to cut a long story short, I don't see Ferrer as a victim of his era, but rather a benefiter of this era, if one can put it that way. Or in other words, do I see Ferrer having his current consistency and rank during most or all other eras of the Open Era? - no, not really. Rather I see him as a product of this era and a member of the vanguard which defines it. He doesn't possess the same level of talent that Chang, Rios et al had. To quote Neil Fox, ' It isn't scientifically proven, but it IS fact! ' Well, it certainly isn't fact, and I can't scientifically prove it, but I do firmly believe it though, as speculative as anyone's opinion could be on the matter.
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