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    (Original post by Smash50)
    Easily, fed had no competition, the top players then were nowhere near as good as the top players today.
    So 2015 is such a strong year competition wise that a 34 year Fed is still ranked 2 while a 29 year old Nadal is getting beaten by the first decent opponent that he faces? So in other words, the competition this year got too strong for Nadal to handle hence his struggles this year? I agree with that.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    So 2015 is such a strong year competition wise that a 34 year Fed is still ranked 2 while a 29 year old Nadal is getting beaten by the first decent opponent that he faces? So in other words, the competition this year got too strong for Nadal to handle hence his struggles this year? I agree with that.
    Spot on mate :clap:
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    I hope Fedal happens in Basel. I'm desperate for these two greats to play each other. But it most likely won't happen as one of them (most likely Nadal) will lose before the final.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    I hope Fedal happens in Basel. I'm desperate for these two greats to play each other. But it most likely won't happen as one of them (most likely Nadal) will lose before the final.
    Nadal has played some good tennis of late; if he carries that form into Basel, I see him getting to the final, and if he faces federer, I can't pick a winner. It's 50:50 for me.
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    (Original post by Smash50)
    Nadal has played some good tennis of late; if he carries that form into Basel, I see him getting to the final, and if he faces federer, I can't pick a winner. It's 50:50 for me.
    Federer has always got the better of Nadal indoors even when Nadal was playing some of his best tennis so in their current form, I expect an easy victory for Federer tbh.
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    Nadal was close today, almost got shut out in easy straight sets but clung on and did very well to get the win. Starting to see a comeback.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    Federer has always got the better of Nadal indoors even when Nadal was playing some of his best tennis so in their current form, I expect an easy victory for Federer tbh.
    Nadal raped federer the last time they met on an indoor hard court (WTF 2013).
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    (Original post by Smash50)
    Nadal raped federer the last time they met on an indoor hard court (WTF 2013).
    That was 2013 Federer who was playing rubbish. Their H2H indoors is 4-1 in Federer's favour because Nadal can't hurt Federer indoors due to low bounce. I think if they play in Basel, Federer will win comfortably.
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    Federer-Nadal final then. Federer leads the H2H indoors 4-1 and this is 2015 Nadal but Federer himself isn't playing very well this week so it's a tough one to call. Federer in 2 tight sets for me.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    So 2015 is such a strong year competition wise that a 34 year Fed is still ranked 2 while a 29 year old Nadal is getting beaten by the first decent opponent that he faces? So in other words, the competition this year got too strong for Nadal to handle hence his struggles this year? I agree with that.
    No...Idk how you jumped to that conclusion. Nadal had a hard year and has been extremely out of prime. it could've happened to anyone. It happened to Nadal and not Fed. Big deal. Prime Nadal would s*it on everyone except Djokovic today. Prime Nadal has already s*at on prime Fed. 23-10 lol. And no, "Fed doesn't play well on a certain court" isn't an excuse. If he was GOAT he would dominate on all courts.
    I really hope Nadal recovers his form and trashes Fed a couple more times.
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    (Original post by mrno1324)
    No...Idk how you jumped to that conclusion. Nadal had a hard year and has been extremely out of prime. it could've happened to anyone. It happened to Nadal and not Fed. Big deal. Prime Nadal would s*it on everyone except Djokovic today. Prime Nadal has already s*at on prime Fed. 23-10 lol. And no, "Fed doesn't play well on a certain court" isn't an excuse. If he was GOAT he would dominate on all courts.
    I really hope Nadal recovers his form and trashes Fed a couple more times.
    Blah blah blah stop crying. Already done at 29 and he is the GOAT. Federer and Djokovic are both better than him. Nadal had his period of dominance over them due to his superior athleticism but he is nowhere near as talented as them which is why Federer is still a top player at 34 and Djokovic will be a top player in his 30s and Nadal is already done at 29 because when it's all said and done, talent always wins over athleticism. Nadal will retired by the end of next year. Enjoy the last few moments of Nadal's career where he will likely lose to the first decent player who doesn't choke against him.
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    Finally Federer wins a close match against Nadal. It's much better than winning in straight sets.
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    (Original post by mrno1324)
    No...Idk how you jumped to that conclusion. Nadal had a hard year and has been extremely out of prime. it could've happened to anyone. It happened to Nadal and not Fed. Big deal. Prime Nadal would s*it on everyone except Djokovic today. Prime Nadal has already s*at on prime Fed. 23-10 lol. And no, "Fed doesn't play well on a certain court" isn't an excuse. If he was GOAT he would dominate on all courts.
    I really hope Nadal recovers his form and trashes Fed a couple more times.
    Federer has been pretty dominant on all surfaces. Who do you feel has dominated all courts more than federer?
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    Federer has been pretty dominant on all surfaces. Who do you feel has dominated all courts more than federer?
    Djokovic
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    Federer has been pretty dominant on all surfaces. Who do you feel has dominated all courts more than federer?
    Djokovic is the most complete player I've seen, when all is said and done Fed will remain 3rd best clay courter, 2nd best hard court player and 1st on Grass, Nadal however will remain 1st on clay, and 3 on other surfaces. Djokovic on the other hand will be 1st on Hard courts, 2nd on clay and 2nd on Grass too between these 3 players.
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    Weird air shot from Cilic today. One of the strangest things on a court I've seen this year.
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    Gasquet back in to the top 10, finally! :love:
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    Gasquet back in to the top 10, finally! :love:
    He deserves it, great year for him.
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    Such a shame, Berdych really deserved that win against Djokovic.
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    Djokovic really shouldn't be struggling this much against Berdych.
 
 
 
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