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re: Tennis Discussion Thread

I think Murrays style of play his altered somewhat this year. He used to push far more than he does now, he now does use a mixture of defensive and attacking play, much like Djokovic (although he attacks slightly more) I think Murray now get onn top of balls far better, he finishes poinnts far better and quicker than before too. I'd say he was a tactician, not a pusher now. He's got a ton of variaty, he changes direction and speed of the ball so easily, I think he's an incredibly interestinng player to watch.

In terms who who can make a dent in the top four...it's tough. I think Tsonga has the best chance but then I don't think it is much of a chance. He's someone who can beat any player when he's on and when everything works right, but one match doesn't win a tournnament unfortunately. I had hopes for Del Potro but he's so injury prone it will be difficult for him to maintain a top standard regulary. Yeh Ferrer could win the French but it would take major upsets to get Djokovic and Fed out of the tournament (not so much Murray, he's not a fantastic clay court player) but I thhink that's about it.

I think a Djokovic/Murray era or a year is pretty much inevitable. Nadals getting more injuries, he wont be able to play at a top level for much longer, Federer is getting older and there will be a point when he does decline and with nobody able to make any move on the top four Murray and Djokovic will be the top dogs in the very near future!

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