A little break from clay

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  1. fedtastic

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHaN2h21ANs&fmt=18

    Two legends at work. I love the way Roche throws the racket at 3:35. "what do I have to do to win against this guy?". Such beauty and finesse. Some of the passes from Laver are absolute beauties. What a backhand he had. :shock:
    This is not a thread about this era or that era. We can not bring back wooden rackets, so plz don't debate just enjoy and appreciate.

    Apologies if posted already.
     
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  2. Cenc

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    im just waiting for someone to say
    "nadal/fed would beat them"
     
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  3. mandy01

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    wow..thank you fedtastic
     
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  4. fedtastic

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    You are welcome :). Glad you enjoyed it.
     
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  5. Cenc

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    it was brilliant, great video man, thx
     
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    No problem man. Can you believe the final score was 7-5, 22-20, 9-11, 1-6, 6-3. :shock:. How Laver wasn't tired for the final, I don't know.
     
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    Thanks for the great video! The guys made miracles with those wooden rackets! Just amazing!
     
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  8. Giggs The Red Devil

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    It’s a great camera angle. And Laver’s hat is classic.
     
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  9. ClayisFun

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    Love it. Great video! Those men had a masterful command of the slice, beautiful.
     
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    They make it seem so easy.
     
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    fantastic video, really enjoyable and surprisingly clear viewing!
     
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  12. GPG

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    Now that's a serve and volley match. Beautiful volleys
     
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    very nice editing. Also... surprisingly easy to view.
     
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    As usual, Djoker gets no credit at all. Anyway, whats new.
     
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    really nice! thanks
     
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  16. ninman

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    I'm waiting for Nadal_Freak to say how stupid and boring this is, and that the season should be 100% clay, and thank god grass court tennis isn't played like this anymore.

    All I have to say is, speed the grass up so we can see this type of tennis again. For gods sake baselining gets old reallly, really quickly.
     
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  17. ronalditop

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    that vid looked like a pingpong match.
     
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    I have to say... the serve and volleying on EVERY point gets a bit tedious and annoying to watch.

    And I can't help but laugh at how often the one at the net gets passed.
     
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  19. Fliparoni

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    That's a really cool video. The pace of the game is surprisingly very quick compared to some old Borg matches and other matches i've seen from that era.
     
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  20. sh@de

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    That vid is SOOO COOOL I've never seen anything like that :D.
     
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  21. CyBorg

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    Topspin groundies versus very flat ones. The other factor appears to be a more true bounce on the Aussie grass versus the somewhat funny bounces on the AEC grass.
     
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    Great vid, Thx.
     
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