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Old 02-16-2013, 06:48 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by NadalAgassi View Post
Sorry I meant to say Djokovic at the Australian Open, not the U.S Open. Djokovic is dominant at the Australian Open in a way Lendl isnt dominant at either hard court slam. On another note while 8 straight finals and 3 titles is still hugely impressive, Lendl vs his main rivals Connors, McEnroe, and Becker is 1-4 in U.S Open finals.
Ah, that makes more sense. I'll agree with that. As someone else pointed out, Lendl was kind of unlucky the Australian switched to hard when it did - he was already past his peak level of play. He might have one or two more hard court slams if he'd played his entire career with two hard court majors. But I agree Djokovic will overtake Lendl (at least as a hard court player) by the end of his career - if he hasn't already.
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