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Old 09-09-19, 03:13 PM
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Medvedev has a promising future but players his height have usually broken down as they have gotten older staying at the top of the game. Look at Raonic and Del Potro for cautionary tales. The year-long grind on the ATP is brutal even on the most superbly conditioned athletes, and Medvedev often plays a counter-punching game aided by his excellent court coverage. It's not a recipe for sustained success with his body.
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Old 09-09-19, 05:02 PM
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Players keep getting taller and 6'4" is the new 6'2". And that new breed of 6'4"+ players comes with the athleticism, unlike Raonic.
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Old 09-12-19, 08:26 AM
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Yeah, Medvedev's body type and athleticism are the complete opposite of Raonic. He's a freaking gazelle out there.
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Old 09-12-19, 02:12 PM
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Why not, everybody loves Kim.

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Old 09-12-19, 02:19 PM
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Cool, but I'd rather see Justine Henin back
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Old 09-13-19, 05:14 PM
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Nadal has the inside track on year-end number one and rumors have Djokovic considering surgery that may shut him down for a while.
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Old 09-14-19, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Cool, but I'd rather see Justine Henin back
Same here!

Miss her playing.
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