70´s Kodes vs 80´s Mecir

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  1. kiki

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    The two czechs head to head.Mecir had more raw talent and better footwork, but Jan was more solid, better all round player and specially, much menthally tougher.It should be a clear Kodes win but Miloslav will become the surprise of the series and win 3-0 indoors and hard, as opposed to Kodes winning 3-0 on clay and 2-1 on grass...which makes Mecir win the tie and it is now 5-4 for the 70´s.
     
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    I saw them both and it would have been fascinating to see both in the zone playing each other.

    Mecir is one of my favorite all time players. Incredible strokes and movement.
     
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  3. kiki

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    Yes, it would be quite of a contrast.
     
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    way too many posts, ruining the section imo
     
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  5. kiki

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    with contributions like that, you are a walking ruin

    if you are clueless on tennis, visit other forums.
     
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    Pity Mecir did not have solid serve, he could have some GS or two..
    He is slovak by the way (at least half) his father was czech though, but he is slovak citizen, Davis cup captain etc..
     
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  7. kiki

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    Yes, Mecir was very entertaining and had a special sense of anticipation, similar to Mc Enroe that made his footwork actually look better than it really was.

    He had a very difficult ( like Mac again) service motion, but if Mac´s rare motion worked into his favour, Mecir´s worked against him.He was tall enough to be a far better server than he was, but that is exclusively due to that motion with a short and lateral toss.

    He was not a natural volleyer but had quick hands and touch to volley well and with his great ROS ( IMO, the second best of the whole 80´s behind Connors), he outstood in doubles ( he played with the solid czech Tomas Smid)
     
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    Kodes is like a poor mans Lendl. I think he would do what Lendl regularly did to Mecir, wear him down from the baseline and wear him down mentally; and negating the beautiful shotmaking and smooth game and movement of Mecir.
     
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  9. kiki

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    Lendl never beat a guy of Newk,Roche,Ashe or Smith stature at a grass Major.Queens is a minor.
    You are very Kodes clueless
     
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    Stupid OP of mine
    Kodes would destroy Mecir on grass
    I just wanted to give some hope to 80
    But what makes the big difference is not the Top 5 stars,which can be 80's,but the second unit of real Men/Champions of the 70,that is,from 6 to 15 is just unmatchable
    I can only think of the second unit of the 50's as their only possible opossition,a second unit with great amateurs.
    What that second unit would do to any other generation should be considered out of law and a lifetime ban here
    What...I forget about the third unit!!! 15-25!!!
    Hey,this is not an XXX forum
     
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