What low-ranked player are Top 12 most similar to?

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Just cuz I like making polls...

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  1. djokovicgonzalez2010

    djokovicgonzalez2010 G.O.A.T.

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    Federer- O. Rochus, and btw it amazes me how different the Rochus's games are
    Djokovic- Oooh he's unique... Hanescu maybe?
    Murray- C. Rochus
    Nadal- Simon
    del Potro- Gulbis
    Davydenko- Andreevish, maybe? Soderlingish? Unique player, really
    Soderling- Berdych
    Roddick- Better, righty Lopez
    Cilic- Gulbis also
    Tsonga- Errrrr Blake
    Gonzalez- Korolev
    Verdasco- Unique player, like Davy... maybe Lopez also...maybe

    What do you think? :confused:
     
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    wtf?

    this thread is awful

    SRY:confused::cry::twisted:
     
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  3. JeMar

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    Uh, I know you watch tennis and stuff... so, what the heck?

    Most of these matches make no sense whatsoever.
     
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    Which ones do you disagree with and who do you say?
     
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    you seem like a nice guy, or girl

    but for me atleast none of this makes sense
     
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    Lets see

    Federer - Stakhovsky
    Djokovic - Benneteau
    Murray - Kohlschreiber
    Nadal - Ferrer
    Del Potro - de Bakker
    Davydenko - Hewitt
    Soderling - Isner
    Roddick - Garcia-Lopez
    Cilic - Querrey
    Tsonga - Melzer
    Gonzalez - Gasquet
    Verdasco - Almagro
     
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    Most of these are good, I take issue only with 2... Davy:Rusty- Nah, not really. Hewitt is very defensive, Davy very offensive
    Gonzo-Gasquet- This was my WTF one.... Gonzo has great FH, no BH; Gasquet has great BH, no FH- to me they seem polar opposites
     
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    Gonzo has no BH OMG you can not be serious. Anyways there both flair players with bundles of talent. Davy and Hewitt both have good legs, endurance, not the best serves and do take it on the rise.
     
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    Okay, when it's on it's great, but it's on about a sixth of the time.... and I am a huge Gonzo fan
     
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    I don't get Gonzalez- Korolev, I see Korolev as more of a hardcourt specialist and he it the polar opposite to Gonzos flair for me he is more of a power player, grinder. Koro also has a two handed BH.

    Also don't get Simon/Nadal. Simon a hardcourt specialist with questionable desire at times one thing you cant accuse Rafa of.
     
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    Federer - Dancevic
    Djokovic - Grosjean
    Murray - Less Agressive version of Hewitt
    Nadal - Lefty Monaco
    Del Potro - Flat-hitting version of Kuerten (both have big long swings and a ton of pace on groundtrokes and serve)
    Davydenko - Baghdatis/Nalbandian
    Soderling - Andreev
    Roddick - Most similar in my opinion is Monfils, but he's ranked 16th, not really "low ranked". A lower ranked player with a similar game to Roddick is hard to find, but maybe Benjamin Becker?
    Cilic - Ancic
    Tsonga - Berdych
    Gonzalez - Blake
    Verdasco - Lopez
     
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  12. djokovicgonzalez2010

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    Ooh didn't think of Becker. Any player not Top 12 will do.
     
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    Federer - Henin
    Djokovic - Overrated
    Murray - Safina
    Nadal - Brazilian buttock reduction
    Del Potro - Monkey magic
    Davydenko - Bold Comedian
    Soderling - Devil
    Roddick - Pusher
    Cilic - Sounds like Federer
    Tsonga - The man
    Gonzalez - Bring him to a bar fight
    Verdasco - Kool~
     
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  14. Li Ching Yuen

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    The only one that's obvious is Verdasco ~ Melzer.

    And not Top12 but Cilic resembles Federer in his ground game.
     
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    Very good analysis on some of your picks.

    I guess the OP is asking something like if Kiefer was the poor man's Agassi and make other such comparisons with the current top 10.
     
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    Federer- Delic (smooth flowing strokes and movement, and they look similar)
    Djokovic- Gulbis (solid off both wings, huge BHs)
    Murray- Stepanek (spins, droppers, all court games, love to play cat n mouse)
    Nadal- Odesnik (heavy topspin lefty forehands)
    Delpo- Pim Pim (huge serves, huge power, excellent ball strikers and shot makers)
    Davydenko-Schuettler (solid all court grinders)
    Soderling- Berdych (big guys with huge baseline games and talent)
    Roddick- Monfils (similar service motions, alot of defending and countering, both possess a lot of power but dont always use it)
    Cilic- Ancic (IDK, sounds good to me)
    Tsonga- Blake (go big or go home mentality, huge power, streakiness)
    Gonzalez- Also Blake (relies on huge FH, decent first serve, decent OHBH)
    Verdasco- F Lopez ( Big serves, big lefty FHs, one just a little more consistent than the other)
     
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