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Old 02-20-2013, 05:08 AM   #344
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Delpo is hard to figure. Of all the non-top 4 players, he's the guy that could be in that group, IMO. He's the only one that doesn't surprised me when he takes out one of the top players. He can absolutely bludgeon players off the court when he chooses to flatten his shots out (a la Federer in the 2009 US Open). He has some puzzling performances at times (see 2013 Aussie Open vs. Chardy). I think Delpo plays too conservatively at times. He moves well for a big man, but not well enough to out-rally the top 4. It seems to me that he's too content to play that way at times. However, he's only 24, and I think it has taken him some time to regain full confidence in that wrist. I don't think we've seen his best yet.
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