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jazzyfunkybluesy
11-01-2009, 03:10 PM
Current or retired ATP or WTA player. A youtube link to appreciate would be excellent.

ckledzepplin
11-01-2009, 03:12 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kpelRORbGk&feature=related

ubermeyer
11-01-2009, 03:18 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3JsfD22wHQ

callen3615
11-01-2009, 03:23 PM
^^^Thats awesome.

flyinghippos101
11-01-2009, 03:38 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3JsfD22wHQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU2-jsRJRJE

Bothsidesx2hands
11-01-2009, 03:48 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU2-jsRJRJE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxzUGtr0ApY&feature=related

flyinghippos101
11-01-2009, 03:50 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxzUGtr0ApY&feature=related

can't tell who's the other player. Looks like Mcenroe, video too pixel-ly

Outbeyond
11-01-2009, 03:52 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxzUGtr0ApY&feature=related

What was the context of that Lendl serve? It looked way too easy.

OHBH
11-01-2009, 03:55 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU2-jsRJRJE


Chang may may gotten Lendl with that one but Lendl absolutely mastered the dink serve.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JYHBFkDAbs

VGP
11-01-2009, 04:08 PM
Most of those serves are one-offs meant to throw off their opponents.

Two players whose serves were highlighted in a Tennis Channel production, 'Best of Five: Worst Shots' are Jay Berger's and Karsten Braasch's serves. Awkward, yet effective.

ubermeyer
11-01-2009, 04:11 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU2-jsRJRJE

not an ace though

ubermeyer
11-01-2009, 04:12 PM
Chang may may gotten Lendl with that one but Lendl absolutely mastered the dink serve.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JYHBFkDAbs

why did Lendl get so mad when Chang did it to him then?

that is a sick serve though. I wish the video was better quality and had a replay so I could copy his motion

prosealster
11-01-2009, 04:21 PM
can't tell who's the other player. Looks like Mcenroe, video too pixel-ly

yep...it was mac

maddogz32
11-01-2009, 06:37 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YT714mG17bA&feature=related

steve d
11-02-2009, 05:53 AM
I couldn't find a You Tube clip, but the weirdest motion I can remember was by a Czech girl named Eva Melicharova.

She played mixed doubles against McEnroe/Graf in their first round match at Wimbledon. It has been so long since I have last seen it that I can't remember exactly what it looked like. It seems like she had a bunch of herky-jerky contortions before she hit the ball.

I do remember that it was so weird that Steffi was laughing at her. And it seemed like the crowd was giggling every time she had to serve. Here is a link to an article about the match and a reference to Graf's reaction.


http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/tennis-wimbledon-99--magic-mixture-of-mcenroe-and-graf-1102587.html

jazzyfunkybluesy
11-02-2009, 06:01 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YT714mG17bA&feature=related

Ha that kind of reminds me of Victor Troickis serve.

larry10s
11-02-2009, 07:45 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM1P2ej4YtY

edberg505
11-02-2009, 09:07 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4fLWCcg7OA

jefferson
11-02-2009, 09:51 AM
I am at work and cant see the youtube links, but my vote goes to Brad Gilbert! The backscratcher!

All-rounder
11-02-2009, 09:58 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4fLWCcg7OA
That looks pretty cool actually

edberg505
11-02-2009, 10:00 AM
I am at work and cant see the youtube links, but my vote goes to Brad Gilbert! The backscratcher!

I believe you are thinking of Jay Berger.

TheSubdude
11-02-2009, 07:33 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kpelRORbGk&feature=related

Years ago at Wimbeldon there was a hitch serve much worse than that. I remember the crowd laughing at the poor girl.

I can't remember her name but am sure it may have been Novatna she played.

Does anybody remember this?

Narcissist
11-03-2009, 03:03 AM
Got to be bartoli's

roundiesee
11-03-2009, 04:08 AM
I couldn't find a You Tube clip, but the weirdest motion I can remember was by a Czech girl named Eva Melicharova.

She played mixed doubles against McEnroe/Graf in their first round match at Wimbledon. It has been so long since I have last seen it that I can't remember exactly what it looked like. It seems like she had a bunch of herky-jerky contortions before she hit the ball.

I do remember that it was so weird that Steffi was laughing at her. And it seemed like the crowd was giggling every time she had to serve. Here is a link to an article about the match and a reference to Graf's reaction.


http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/tennis-wimbledon-99--magic-mixture-of-mcenroe-and-graf-1102587.html

Didn't Steffi pull out of the mix, after reaching the singles final I think? And John was pretty mad at her for doing that? Too bad, they could have gone all the way to win the tournament.

Grampy
11-03-2009, 05:37 AM
Karsten Braasch for sure. I read somewhere that he smoked between change overs too.

boris becker 1
11-03-2009, 01:02 PM
dementieva and jay berger

jefferson
11-03-2009, 04:57 PM
I believe you are thinking of Jay Berger.

yup you are right! I was thinking of Berger! Thanks

Ripper014
11-03-2009, 07:07 PM
can't tell who's the other player. Looks like Mcenroe, video too pixel-ly

The other player is definitely Mac... and I think the one serving was Nastase the original bad boy.