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  1. HetTheGreaterer

    Nikolay Davydenko :- best ATP shots and moments

    Really a stunning ballstriker. Amazing shots Have a look at this fellas.
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, Rome final, 2019

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Rome final, 2019 on clay It was Nadal's first title of the season, 9th in Rome and he would go onto win the upcoming French Open. Djokovic had won the previous Masters event in Madrid and beaten Nadal in the Australian Open final...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Nadal, Shanghai final, 2017

    Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 in the Shanghai final, 2017 on hard court under a roof It was Federer's 4th win over Nadal in the year and 5th in a row. Nadal had recently won the US Open Federer won 61 points, Nadal 44 Serve Stats Federer... - 1st serve percentage (30/44) 68%...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, Cincinnati quarter-final, 2013

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in the Cincinnati quarter-final, 2013 on hard court Nadal would go onto win the event, beating John Isner in the final. To date, its his only title at the tournament. He had earlier won the Canadian Open and would go onto win the US...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, Canadian Open semi-final, 2013

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(2) in the Canadian Open semi-final, 2013 on hard court in Montreal Nadal would go onto beat Milos Raonic in the final to win the title for the third time. Djokovic was the two time defending champion. Nadal would follow up with titles in...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Nadal, Monte Carlo final, 2013

    Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-6(1) in the Monte Carlo final, 2013 on clay It was Djokovic's first title at the event. Nadal had won the previous 8 years, including with wins over Djokovic in the final the previous year and in 2009 Djokovic won 78 points, Nadal 61 Serve Stats...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, French Open final 2012

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in the French Open final, 2012 on clay It was Nadal's record breaking 7th French Open title. Djokovic had been going for a non-calendar year Grand Slam. It was the pair's 4th successive Slam final (Djokovic had won the previous 3)...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, Miami third round, 2004

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-3, 6-3 in the Miami third round/round of 32, 2004 on hard court It was the first singles meeting between the pair and they had played doubles against one another at the previous tournament in Indian Wells (Nadal and Tommy Robredo had beaten Federer...
  9. Im(moral) Winner

    Who Would Have Been the "Real" #1 if Novak Had Lost the 2011 Wimbledon Final?

    Novak would have still been the #1 player even if he had lost to RAFA in the 2011 Wimbledon final but in your opinion who would have been the "real" #1 player in the world had it happened? Since some give extra value for slams. Tournaments in that period: 2010 Canada: Nole SF, RAFA SF 2010...
  10. WilPro

    Nadal, Federer, the most underrated backhands ever in the history of tennis

    It's beyond me how people are on their knees praising backhands of overrated players such as Wawrinka, Djokovic, Agassi, Safin, Nalbandian and so on. But they cannot see the backhand of Nadal or Federer is way better than that. And those two have better backhands because there were countless...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Nadal vs Djokovic, Monte Carlo & Rome finals, 2012

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo final, 2012 on clay It was Nadal's 8th Monte Carlo title in a row. Djokovic had won the pair's last 7 matches, including the last 3 Slam finals and clay matches in Rome and Madrid finals the previous year Nadal won 54...
  12. HetTheGreaterer

    Hypothetical Match :- Peak Rafa vs Peak Novak at USO

    I think we didn't get this match unfortunately due to both players' uso peaks came at different years. Let's say 2010 nadal at USO vs 2011 djokovic at uso. Who wins?? How the match goes? Vote in the poll and have a discussion. Something to help us for having fun in lockdown. Stay tuned, stay...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, French Open final, 2011

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-1 in the French Open final, 2011 on clay Nadal was defending champion and this was his 6th title at the event, tying Bjorn Borg's record. To date, he has 12 titles. Federer, champion in 2009, was playing his 5th and to date, last...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Nadal, Wimbledon final, 2011

    Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final, 2011 on grass It was Djokovic's first Wimbledon title and first win over Nadal at a Slam (5 previous losses) or in best of 5. Djokovic also became world number 1 for the first time by reaching the final. He would...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Djokovic vs Nadal, Madrid & Rome finals, 2011

    Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 7-5, 6-4 in the Madrid final, 2011 on clay It was Djokovic's first win over Nadal on clay, with Nadal having won the first 9. Djokovic had beaten Nadal in finals of both Indian Wells and Miami earlier in the year. Nadal had recently Monte Carlo and would...
  16. HetTheGreaterer

    Hypothetical Match :- 2019 AO final Djokovic v/s 2012 AO final Rafa

    Who wins? How the match would go? On one hand, we have one of the most dominant slam final performances by Novak at AO19, and on the other hand there's the ultimate fighter Rafa in his prime who was absolutely determined to turn that 2012 final in his favour.. Discuss.. Please explain your...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Djokovic vs Nadal, Indian Wells & Miami finals, 2011

    Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Indian Wells final, 2011 on hard court Djokovic, ranked 2, had recently won the Australian Open. Nadal ranked 1, was the reigning US Open champion, having beaten Djokovic in the final. This was the first of what would turn out...
  18. HetTheGreaterer

    Hypothetical Match :- 2016 Djokovic vs 2017 Nadal at RG

    On one hand, we have Djokovic at the height of his achievements & confidence in RG2016, winning the last eluding title in his resume; establishing himself as one of the most complete players ever by winning his own unique NCYGS. On the other hand, we have Nadal playing at his highest...
  19. pedro94

    Could Rafa have won 2016 French Open?

    Yesterday I was rewatching 2016 FO Final highlights, incredible tennis from both Novak and Andy. I remember being so happy for Novak to finally win the title after 3 lost finals (it would be a travesty if he didn't manage to get the career grand slam). That being said.. if Rafa didn't injure...
  20. HetTheGreaterer

    Just in case anyone forgot

    This shot will be in full flow for upcoming weeks
  21. Bender

    Big 3 racquet specs and what it means for their respective games

    As a delayed knee-jerk reaction (oxymoronic, I know) to threads wondering "what if pros swapped racquets?", I created this thread to list out current racquet specs used by the Big 3 (or at least the most recent specs I can glean from the internet), and what I think it means for their games...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, Hamburg semi-final, 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 in the Hamburg semi-final, 2008 on clay under a roof It was the last year that the event was played as a Masters 1000 event. Nadal would go onto win his first title at the event, beating Roger Federer in the final in a reverse of the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, Olympic Games semi-final, 2008

    Rafael Nadal (Spain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Olympic Games semi-final, 2008 on hard court in Beijing, China Nadal would go onto beat Fernando Gonzalez (Chile) to win the Gold medal. Djokovic would win the bronze medal by beating James Blake (USA). Nadal...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Nadal vs Djokovic, French Open semi-finals, 2007 & 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open semi-final, 2007 on clay Nadal was the defending champion and would go onto beat Roger Federer in the final to win his third title at the event. He had beaten Djokovic the previous year in the quarters and would...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Nadal, Canadian Open semi-final, 2007

    Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 7-5, 6-3 in the Canadian Open semi-final, 2007 on hard court in Montreal Djokovic would go onto win the title, beating Roger Federer in the final. His title run saw him beat the top 3 ranked players in the world (Andy Roddick 3, Nadal 2 and Federer 1) in...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Nadal vs Djokovic, Indian Wells final & Miami quarter-final, 2007

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-2, 7-5 in the Indian Wells final, 2007 on hard court This was the pairs second match. It was Nadal's first title since the 2006 French Open (where he had beaten Djokovic in quarter-final), first at the venue and he did not drop a set all tournament...
  27. HetTheGreaterer

    Rafael Nadal :- The Nuclear Forehand Encyclopaedia

    So, we already know that @Yoeri Tennis II makes the best compilation of Federer's incredible Forehand Encyclopaedias. Today, I've came across this video and can't imagine a better title than this for the thread. Enjoy one of the most devastating killer shots in tennis, from every position, be...
  28. HetTheGreaterer

    Djokomeme

    Lol
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Federer, Miami semi-final, 2011

    Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 6-3, 6-2 in the Miami semi-final, 2011 on hard court Nadal would go onto lose the final to Novak Djokovic, his third loss in the final of the event, including 1 to Federer in 2005. For Federer, it would turn out to be the first year since 2002 that he didn't...
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    Isn’t weird how Fed and Nadal have never played against each other at USO?

    Just saw this, isn’t it weird they’ve never played each other at USO? I could be wrong and am referring to the final, but I don’t think they’ve ever played each other at USO.
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