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Tsonga - the best in the world

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by TheOpinion (U7394458) 02 November 2008
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Clearly this man is the best player in the world right now.

I think he'll win all of the slams next year - the other players have no chance.

#1 is just a matter of time.

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posted Nov 3, 2008

400 actually. But they are included in the total I just gave.

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posted Nov 3, 2008

"Agent J says Murray has been the best player since Wimbledon.

Didn't the Olympics take place after Wimbledon ?

Didn't Nadal win the Gold ?

OOps, of course , I forgot,the Olympics is meaningless in tennis."

Nadal fanboys/girls - keeping the theory of reverse evolution alive since 2005 ok Bamos!

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posted Nov 3, 2008

Agent J

surely a statement saying that Murray has been the best player since Wimbledon is inaccurate when he lost in the first round of the Olympics to an unknown Lu while Nadal won Gold

You should have said something on the lines of best player since Cincinatti

That would have made sense.......Jeeez

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posted Nov 3, 2008

How does that make sense?

Since Wimbledon Murray has won three titles and Nadal two. Murray has scored more ranking points over that period, won more matches, lost fewer matches, beaten Nadal in a Grand Slam and made the final of a Grand Slam.

On every measure except "who's Olympic champion", Murray comes out on top over that period.

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posted Nov 3, 2008

Ithinkthis

For best player, do not read "player has won every tournament he has played in" - or you would never have a best player.

I'll make it easy:

1 - Look at the numbers Vis posted a few minutes ago

2 - Read the bit that says, points since Wimbledon

3 - See who has the most

4 - BINGO, you have the answer.

Nadal has been the best player for the last 12 months though, hence the number 1 spot if that keeps you happy. ok

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posted Nov 3, 2008

depends on your interpretation of the word "Since"

He has not been the best player all the time since Wimbledon. He has been the best player some of the time.

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posted Nov 3, 2008

I'd have thought thinky would be in a good mood today, what with there being two Frenchmen in the TMC now, albeit not her personal fave.

Who would have thought there would be two mentally tough Frenchmen in the TMC this year. You could have got good odds. smiley

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posted Nov 3, 2008

"He has not been the best player all the time since Wimbledon. He has been the best player some of the time."

Such stupidity is painful to read.

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comment by Agent J (U3165502)

posted Nov 3, 2008

"depends on your interpretation of the word "Since"

He has not been the best player all the time since Wimbledon. He has been the best player some of the time."

Even by the standards of some of the previous posts that is monumentally stupid.

He has the most tour points since Wimbledon, is that not enough of a guide?

Djokovic was the best player in world leading up the clay season. Nadal was the best player in the world from Clay through to end of Wimbledon. Murray has been the best since.

None of them were number 1 for any of that period either.

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posted Nov 3, 2008

I didn't say he was number 1.

But he was unbeatable for two consecutive tournaments .

You are spot on King. I am thrilled that both Tsonga and Simon are in Shanghai.

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