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No, I think he will be in the top 3 unless Berdych, Murray or Soderling do something different. His game has always been based on hitting 55 or more degrees up on the ball, rather than 25-30-45 degrees. The high margin or error may set him up to get blasted in a three setter, but trust me, the higher margin of error pays itself in the long run.
It is just like the vaunted Sampras serve. He could hit more and more spin reliably on his second serve and in the long run, would wear down the returner. The Nadal forehand will keep him there in the top 3 unless Berdych and Soderling becomes more consistent or Murray gets more finishing capability.
So how did he get burned this badly? Was he at Bennyhana and laid his palm on the grill???
The story reads that he grabbed one of those plates that just came off of the grill. It's very tempting to lyse those blisters. Good thing it got his right hand but his serve and backhand probably did not feel too comfortable.