Originally written on Tennis Grand Stand  |  Last updated 10/19/14
David Ferrer (Credit: Christopher Levy/Tennis Grandstand) By Yeshayahu Ginsburg David Ferrer is exactly where he wants to be. Over the past few years he has made himself into the most consistent player in the game outside the “Big 4”. He is a warrior on the court who plays a dogged, determined defensive game that frustrates and wears down his opponents. He rarely loses matches to lesser opponents. His tenacity and consistency has brought him up to a career-high ranking of World #4, and he can honestly be within striking distance of #2 in the coming months. Aside from his hard-working, fighting play, Ferrer is also known (unfortunately) for not being able to beat the top players. He doesn’t have the power to hit past Nadal, Federer, and Djokovic, and their consistency, weight, and depth of shot really gets past Ferrer. Djokovic and Nadal do the same thing Ferrer does, only better. Federer , one of the cleanest ball-strikers in tennis history, is just a terrible matchup for Ferrer’s s...
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