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lambielspins
02-17-2007, 08:33 AM
If you were to break the the top 15 men and women players all time into categories of playing style, and then rank them from top to bottom in those categories of players they are what would it look like? Mine would be:


Men:

Baseliners/Return specialists

1. Borg
2. Federer
3. Connors
4. Agassi
5. Rosewall
6. Lendl


Serve-volley/chip-charge specialists

1. Sampras
2. Gonzalez
3. Kramer
4. McEnroe


All around/all court players

1. Laver
2. Budge
3. Tilden
4. Perry



Women:

Baseline/return specialists

1. Helen Wills Moody
2. Chris Evert
3. Monica Seles(would be #1 without stabbing though)
4. Maureen Connoly(would be #1 without cripping accident)
5. Steffi Graf



Serve-volley/chip-charge specialists

1. Martina Navratilova
2. Margaret Court
3. Billie Jean King
4. Doris Hart
5. Shirley Fry


All around/all court players

1. Suzanne Lenglen
2. Serena Williams
3. Evonne Goolagong
4. Maria Bueno
5. Althea Gibson
4.

shrakkie
02-17-2007, 08:38 AM
Gonzalez?!

jelle v
02-17-2007, 08:42 AM
Serve-volley/chip-charge specialists

1. Sampras
2. Gonzalez
3. Kramer
4. McEnroe


Gonzalez?! I don't share your opinion about Gonzalez, not at all.

And where are Edberg, Henman and Rafter in this caterogry :confused:

HollerOne5
02-17-2007, 09:29 AM
Probably means Pancho Gonzalez you fools

ACE of Hearts
02-17-2007, 09:34 AM
Edberg would be number 1 in terms of serve and volley but he doesnt have 14 GS.

tenn23
02-17-2007, 09:47 AM
You only have 14 men on your list. Add a baseliner named Nadal!

diegaa
02-17-2007, 09:49 AM
i think vilas should be in everybody´s top five.

The tennis guy
02-17-2007, 10:38 AM
All around/all court players

1. Suzanne Lenglen
2. Serena Williams
3. Evonne Goolagong
4. Maria Bueno
5. Althea Gibson


Your list has huge hole everywhere. Serena Williams all around/all court player? And Federer a baseliner/return specialist?

What are you smoking?

topspin kid
02-17-2007, 12:19 PM
wheres serena williams?

joeyscl
02-17-2007, 01:15 PM
I think Roger is an all court AND a baseline

Condoleezza
02-17-2007, 03:29 PM
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Women:

Baseline/return specialists

1. Helen Wills Moody
2. Chris Evert
3. Monica Seles(would be #1 without stabbing though)
4. Maureen Connoly(would be #1 without cripping accident)
5. Steffi Graf

....


Seles 1992 (best year ever): 70-5 win/loss = 93.33 %
Graf 1986-96 (11 years) : 740-51 win/loss = 93.55 %

Graf vs. #1 Seles
5-2 H2H (3-0 two-setters)
12-6 in sets played

winning percentages:
Seles Graf better
HC 84.0 % 88.8 % Graf 4.8 %
clay 85.1 % 88.8 % Graf 3.7 %
grass 76.1 % 85.0 % Graf 8.9 %
carpet 79.4 % 90.4 % Graf 11.0 %
slams 85.3 % 89.7 % Graf 4.4 %
career 83.1 % 88.7 % Graf 5.6 %


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Let me guess - you are American?
Well, it can't get any dumber ....

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Condi