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Old 03-03-2013, 09:51 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by NadalAgassi View Post
No. Contrast of styles is what makes the best rivalries. That is why Evert vs Navratilova is by far the best rivalry ever man or women. The best female serve and volleyer ever vs the best female baseliner ever, how can it get any better htan that. It is also why Sampras vs Agassi, Borg vs McEnroe, Laver vs Rosewall, Serena vs Henin, Hingis vs Davenport were such great rivalries, the contrasting games. Djokovic and Nadal are almost identical players, so definitely not providing that contrast. The best rivalry for men in the last 10 years for sure, easily better than the overhyped Federer vs Nadal rivalry, but far from the best ever.
If we follow the logic of contrasting styles being a determinant in placing rivalries in historical comparison, Fedal has a better claim than Djokodal. That's the conclusion of what you stated.
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