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[d]ragon
08-06-2009, 02:53 PM
As the title says. Whose service motions do you guys find appealing in terms of looks? Whose do you find to be not so appealing? I'm not talking about effectiveness, just looks.

The poll is just for the top 10 rankings. I tried to get slow motion videos that had their full motions during real match play. Some are slow motion, some aren't. Pick one (I should have made it so you can pick multiples)
Federer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npxP6Jej9iE)
Nadal (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijLU5PB44tc)
Murray (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GFkqD7GBZQ)
Djokovic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLUxYxmOfnY)
Roddick (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muKDqiVer0k)
Del Potro (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpQEJDtNSSM)
Tsonga (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lT9zR_wFp4)
Davydenko (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijuGLyt_DLw)
Simon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuAL_0UH_Wc)
Verdasco (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_tClRQWHys)

My picks:
Likes: Federer, Murray, Roddick, Monfils, Tsonga, Clayton (college), Farah (college)
Dislikes: Gonzales, Brooklyn (college)

Edit: forgot to mention I don't like Baghdatis' and Nalby's serves

dragonfire
08-06-2009, 02:59 PM
i like fed - fluid
i like roddick - original


monfils is a fraud

P_Agony
08-06-2009, 03:26 PM
From the top 10:

Like: Federer, Djokovic, Tsonga, Davydenko, Simon, Roddick, Verdasco

Dislike: Nadal, Murray, Delpo

Andres
08-06-2009, 03:32 PM
Top10 Like:

Federer
Murray
Davydenko
Verdasco

Top10 Dislike:

Nadal
Djokovic
Roddick
Del Potro
Tsonga
Simon

REALLY LIKE:

Bracciali
Ljubicic
Lopez
Llodra
Stepanek
Cilic
Karlovic
Puerta
Guccione

THESEXPISTOL
08-06-2009, 03:34 PM
I like Verdasco, Murray and Fed a lot. I didn't like Roddick's very much but i have to admit that's quite effective.
Out of the top10 my favourite would be Feliciano Lopez.

フェデラー
08-06-2009, 03:51 PM
Federer. Its fast, he can put spin on it, he disguises it so well. Thats why I think his serve is more superior than Roddick's, where his is just fast. Tsonga and Davydenko are also favorites.

dragonfire
08-06-2009, 03:59 PM
Federer. Its fast, he can put spin on it, he disguises it so well. Thats why I think his serve is more superior than Roddick's, where his is just fast. Tsonga and Davydenko are also favorites.

roddick has a better serve than federer, just check the service stats, they dont lie

geese_com
08-06-2009, 04:00 PM
I vote for Fed. It's a nice and smooth motion plus it's well disguised.

JeMar
08-06-2009, 04:00 PM
My least favorite is Nadal.

However, my absolutely most hated motion is Bartoli, trailed closely by Safina.

DunlopDood
08-06-2009, 04:07 PM
Forget top 10, I vote SAFIN!!!!! cause he serves like a horse!

JennyS
08-06-2009, 04:08 PM
My least favorite is Nadal.

However, my absolutely most hated motion is Bartoli, trailed closely by Safina.

Bartoli's service routine is hilarious!

Claudius
08-06-2009, 04:37 PM
Bartoli bounces her *** along with bouncing the ball.

THESEXPISTOL
08-06-2009, 04:40 PM
Bartoli's service routine is hilarious!

Put more hilarious on that!

trenzterra
08-06-2009, 05:07 PM
i personally dislike kohlscreiber's service motion

フェデラー
08-06-2009, 05:11 PM
roddick has a better serve than federer, just check the service stats, they dont lie

Thats why Roddick was completely outserved by Federer at Wimby. 50 Aces! Roddick was nowhere near that. And IMO your serve is only as good as your serve return, which Federer also wins in that respect.:)

Leelord337
08-06-2009, 05:13 PM
top 5 i like (in order)

Ivo Karlovic
Andy Roddick
Roger Federer
Marin Cilic
Ivan Ljubicic

Top 5 i dislike:

Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal
James Blake
Fernando Gonzalez
Gilles Simon

lol forgot to mention donald young's service motion :) and also whats that german guy sponsored by topspin...darn gonna google it, he has the worst serve in tennis, roddick beat him at the aussie open this year...its daniel koellerer, worst serve ever

yung goon
08-06-2009, 06:14 PM
Bartolis motion is UGLY

yung goon
08-06-2009, 06:16 PM
Thats why Roddick was completely outserved by Federer at Wimby. 50 Aces! Roddick was nowhere near that. And IMO your serve is only as good as your serve return, which Federer also wins in that respect.:)

roddick had a ton of returnables in that match. and feds return isnt that special.

yung goon
08-06-2009, 06:18 PM
*unreturnables

akv89
08-06-2009, 06:18 PM
Federer. Its fast, he can put spin on it, he disguises it so well. Thats why I think his serve is more superior than Roddick's, where his is just fast. Tsonga and Davydenko are also favorites.

Not this again.

Roddick has a better serve than Federer and all the stats show it.


Like:

Federer
Roddick
Djokovic
Tsonga
Davydenko

Dislike:
Nadal
Simon

Indifferent:
Murray
Verdasco
Del Potro

Oldracquet27
08-06-2009, 06:58 PM
Bartoli's service routine is hilarious!

It's so funny and weard, the thing is that girl gets results though, but she looks soooooo not athletic!!!!!!!!!

I can't stand her while serving, is painful to watch......

EtePras
08-06-2009, 06:58 PM
Roddick's serve is so much better than Federer's it's unbelievable. Roddick has power, placement, spin... Federer has none of the above, except occasionally twice a year when his placement is okay?

djoko4thewin
08-06-2009, 07:01 PM
like: djokovic, del potro, + verdasco

dislike: nadal, simon and roddick(lol not sure why, it's just so hyper looking)

the rest in the middle.

Mansewerz
08-06-2009, 07:45 PM
Like: Federer, Karlovic, Nadal, Roddick, Djokovic, Murray, Verdasco!

Dislike: Williams sisters, Volandri, Bartoli, Del Potro, and especially, Robby Ginepri!

backhand winner
08-06-2009, 07:54 PM
Amazing how everything Nadal does seems to be hated on. Most hated Service Motion of all-time is Karol Kucera.

sh@de
08-06-2009, 08:02 PM
Fed, Simon, Tsonga and Del Potro I like.

Zeppy
08-06-2009, 08:19 PM
I like Federer's and Roddick's service motions.

I don't mind the others.

Leelord337
08-06-2009, 09:38 PM
isner's is good too

FedExFan
08-06-2009, 10:14 PM
i like watchin Fed's motion with how he loops his tossing arm and the smoothness of it all

Mansewerz
08-06-2009, 10:36 PM
isner's is good too

Yes, very fluid.