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    (Original post by ubi1)
    5 hours match Against Coria in 2005 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–7(6)
    5 hours Against Federer in 2006 6–7(0–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
    5 Hours Against Verdasco in 2009 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 7-6 (7-2) 6-7

    6 Hours Against Novak in 2012 5–7, 6–4, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
    So 157 in nadal's three longest matches against 183(!!) in isner mahut.




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    (Original post by ubi1)
    5 hours match Against Coria in 2005 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–7(6)
    5 hours Against Federer in 2006 6–7(0–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
    5 Hours Against Verdasco in 2009 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 7-6 (7-2) 6-7

    6 Hours Against Novak in 2012 5–7, 6–4, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
    These matches would have been over an hour and a half earlier had Nadal not engaged in his match wasting butt picking tactics.
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    Federer and Djokovic are not clay court specialists whereas Hewitt and Roddick were grass court specialists who Federer defeated on the grass at Wimbledon. Two of Nadal's best years had joke competition.

    2010- Federer declining, pre-Lendl Murray and Djokovic whose serve was a mess and registered his first top ten win of the season against Federer in US Open Sfs before facing Nadal who got Youzhny in the SFs. Very tough even got his biggest fanboy in the Wimbledon final who took out his two biggest challengers on his way to the final.

    2013- Federer old and injured, Murray injured and Nole being a mental mess. Not to mention another cake US Open draw and an amateur net mistake by Djokovic which helped Nadal to come back in the match. If the competition was really tough Nadal wouldn't have come back from a 7 month injury to dominate in a manner that he did unless if he faked his injury which wouldn't surprise me.
    Nadal himself was a mental mess in 2011 but he recovered won the next 6 or 7 matches against Djokovic. Djokovic is an exceptional Clay courter. Fed and Djokovic are tougher Compeition than Hewitt and Roddick
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    These matches would have been over an hour and a half earlier had Nadal not engaged in his match wasting butt picking tactics.
    Especially the one against Roger?
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    (Original post by ubi1)
    Nadal himself was a mental mess in 2011 but he recovered won the next 6 or 7 matches against Djokovic. Djokovic is an exceptional Clay courter. Fed and Djokovic are tougher Compeition than Hewitt and Roddick
    But are they clay court specialists? Roddick leads H2H against Nole and even beat Nadal in 2010.

    And if Federer is a weak era specialist then he is also a weak player so don't use him as to boast up Nadal's competition.
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    (Original post by LightBlueSoldier)
    So 157 in nadal's three longest matches against 183(!!) in isner mahut.




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    Isner Mahut couldn't break each others serve but finally they did.
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    But are they clay court specialists? Roddick leads H2H against Nole and even beat Nadal in 2010.

    And if Federer is a weak era specialist then he is also a weak player so don't use him as to boast up Nadal's competition.
    Federer is a brilliant player who had easier Competition than Nadal.
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    (Original post by ubi1)
    Especially the one against Roger?
    If he had played that match against Nole, it would have gone on for 6:30 hours. Federer can finish a service game under 1 minutes whereas Nadal can sometimes take that long between points.
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    If he had played that match against Nole, it would have gone on for 6:30 hours. Federer can finish a service game under 1 minutes whereas Nadal can sometimes take that long between points.
    He has OCD hes forced to do rituals he can't even walk on the lines
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    (Original post by ubi1)
    Federer is a brilliant player who had easier Competition than Nadal.
    But if he had easier competition then he is a weak player so was easy pickings for the supposed tough competition (Nadal).
    I leave it at that.
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    (Original post by ubi1)
    He has OCD hes forced to do rituals he can't even walk on the lines
    He wasn't like that when he started. Check out his matches from 2004.
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    But if he had easier competition then he is a weak player so was easy pickings for the supposed tough competition (Nadal).
    I leave it at that.
    Lets end the cold war:rolleyes:

    Federer has good Astrology for the US Open:eek:
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    He wasn't like that when he started. Check out his matches from 2004.
    I seen them he was still slow but not as slow and the guy never walks on lines
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    (Original post by ubi1)
    Lets end the cold war:rolleyes:

    Federer has good Astrology for the US Open:eek:
    I hope Nadal and Federer don't come in between our Muslim brother in faith relationship.
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    In which universe is Lebron James on that list and not Michael Jordan.

    IMO it's a tie between Air Jordan and Muhammad Ali.
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    (Original post by Roger1)
    I hope Nadal and Federer don't come in between our Muslim brother in faith relationship.
    They won't:heart:
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    (Original post by manchesterunited15)
    25-7.

    9-2 vs Fed, 9-3 vs Djok, 7-2 vs Murray

    That's an incredible record, there's a very strong argument for him over Federer. About 7 of his wins vs Fed were at the French lol
    Tennis is about winning tournaments, not maintaining positive H2H records over other top players.

    Otherwise, Federer should just have deliberately tanked in the French Opens to preserve his H2H against Nadal. Only an idiot would think that he'd be a "better player" if he'd done that.

    Federer is just being penalised for being the 2nd best claycourter of his generation.
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    Tennis is about winning tournaments, not maintaining positive H2H records over other top players.

    Otherwise, Federer should just have deliberately tanked in the French Opens to preserve his H2H against Nadal. Only an idiot would think that he'd be a "better player" if he'd done that.

    Federer is just being penalised for being the 2nd best claycourter of his generation.
    It's relevant though. It shows that Federer's grand slams came against easier opposition in general
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    Statistically Donald Bradman.

    In terms of pure domination, Michael Phelps.
 
 
 
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