Originally Posted by Hawkeye7
Rafa was #3 after Wimbledon (so different halves) and although people like to forget, he did play Wimbledon and lost. Nothing to do with luck.
I guess, del Potro was also very lucky at the 2009 USO, because Murray lost to Cilic in R4.
and he was done for the rest of the year......how much points did nadal lose nut making the us open final.... i guess you could make the case fed benefitted too.