Posted this last year; I'd rank Nadal ahead as the better player when comparing his career with Federer's at this point.
Slam distribution is not something that should be held AGAINST him; in fact, such kind of domination on one surface only makes him even greater.
100-2 at one slam will...
I'd like to start this thread by saying that I'm a huge Federer and Nadal fan; Wimbledon 2008, Australian Open 2009 and French Open 2011 are my favorite matches of all time.
But I must admit that Federer is a server who started to fade away once Nadal started playing better on all surfaces in a...
Awesome match; Federer's forehand was on for most of the match as well.
Can't believe someone can do something like this (that too at the age of 18) especially taking into account the stage of the match against a guy who was decimating the tour at the time with his laser forehand and slice...
So for fellow Fed fans out there, do you think Federer was more conservative off the Forehand side mid 2006 onwards compared to say 2004-2005?
Overall, I believe Federer was more conservative in general as well 2007 onwards and started playing more as a power baseliner which most likely arose...
So, I just re-watched highlights of the 2009 Australian Open Final a few days earlier and got to wonder if Nadal might have beaten Federer in straight sets had he not been gassed in the final. His level during this tournament was extremely high.
Probably one of Federer's best matches from the...
Prime Nadal obviously (loses no sets on way to AO final, wins FO and navigates through the toughest draw at Wimbledon).
Best of 5 format and playing his pigeon, a senile servebot (glorified Santoro type player) on mud that has been painted to look green.
As the title says, this is utterly...
Just a thread to talk about anything lifting/resistance training related.
What are your favorite exercises and bro-foods? I like squats, chins and legumes.
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These are the 0-40 comebacks that come to mind immediately:
- 2006 RG: 3rd Set at 1-2 (Final)
- 2009 AO: 3rd Set at 4-4 (Final)
- 2011 RG: 4th Set at 0-0 (Final)
- 2012 AO: 4th Set at 3-4 (Final)
- 2013 US: 3rd Set at 4-4 (Final)
- 2018 GS: 4th Set at 5-3 (Semi)
Nadal had chances to win every...
Both could take the ball early to pound it off either wing and each have won a YEC on HC and multiple Masters titles. Nalbandian could have won the Shanghai match in straights had a few points gone his way and I have no idea how Davydenko didn't win a set in RG'07 Semi (one of the best matches I...
Let us take a look at the two hypothetical scenarios below.
1. Nadal actually ends up playing Djokovic at the French in 2011 instead of Federer.
2. Nadal ends up playing Djokovic in a hypothetical AO Final/Semi in 2013?
Do they win 4 in a row in either scenario?*
I would love to read about...
I thought last year was bad it cant get even worse.Never say never. I dont like to use this words but some off the players really plays like a mug against top players where ı feel it isnt just greatness off top players anymore. Put some players like Courier,Bruguera,Kuerten in their mid 40s they...
Nadal, after all those years of having the slam H2H advantage against the other members of the big 4 and being clutch in tight situations unraveling in Melbourne this year and seeing the gap in majors increased again after Wimbledon.
Nadal is Robb Stark, confirmed? :eek: