better backhand djokovic or murray .

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who hit better BH ?

  1. Djokovic

    70.0%
  2. Murray

    30.0%
  1. Champion's Game

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    both players have one of the best BH on the tour.may be in
    list of best BH ever

    but who have better ?

    I think difficult to choose as nole's DTL BH is better while
    Murray's CC BH IS better.

    I pick djokovic as he has proven his bh against nadal in
    in 2011 also against fed after 2010.

    on other hand Murray's BH can be easily outclassed by
    feds BH also ( AO 2010) . so it cannot save him against
    big hitters also
     
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  2. Cesc Fabregas

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    Murray but Djokovic is better on the defense because he can hit open stance while Murray has to take an extra step.
     
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    too easy. nole has the best backhand the world has ever known.
     
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    Murray, his topspin backhand is just as solid (I'd say it's actually a bit more solid) as Djokovic's and can pack more of a punch when he needs it to. Djokovic is a little better on the stretch with the two hander but Murray makes up for it with an exceptional backhand slice. The difference between these two thus far in their careers is the forehand, Djokovic has a MUCH better stroke from that side. Murray has a better backhand IMO and always has. Same with ROS, actually.
     
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  5. hawk eye

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    The one thing I know for sure is Djokovic has a better back.
     
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    Then why 13-5 against nadal.

    nadal is very good test to check your BH as you have to
    neutralise more spin .

    in 2011 nole beat nadal in 3 straight major finals on the
    other hand Murray lost 3 straight major SF To nadal in
    same year. why?

    also 6>2
    if he got better BH then e.why he such a huge difference between him and nole at same age ?
     
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    Then why 5-13 against nadal.

    nadal is very good test to check your BH as you have to
    neutralise more spin .

    in 2011 nole beat nadal in 3 straight major finals on the
    other hand Murray lost 3 straight major SF To nadal in
    same year. why?

    also 6>2
    if he got better BH then e.why he such a huge difference between him and nole at same age ?
     
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  8. DRII

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    Murray has a larger pocket on the BH and thus more adaptability and range.

    Nole has quicker racquet head acceleration thru his BH and can hit open stance much better.

    on defense: Nole hands down.

    on offense: Murray by a slimmer margin.

    overall: Nole by a hair due to his ability to change direction a little better...
     
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    Novak's seems like more of a weapon, while Andy's has more variety. Both are rock solid from the BH side, but I would give the slight edge to Djokovic. RoS is pretty even in my eyes.
     
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    Djokovic's backhand is better against Nadal's forehand, I agree with that. That doesn't mean its better overall, you play your backhand against the whole field and not just one player. Djokovic also has a much better forehand than Murray, which is a big factor in his success against Nadal.
     
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    Andy's since it is far more versatile and when he wants to he can hit it every bit as hard. Also Andy has been able to succcessfully break down Djokovic's backhand in recent matches, and not so the other way around.
     
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    let's consider he have better BH than nole

    then in which aspects of game nole is ahead of Murray?

    so that 6>2 at same age?
     
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    One can look at it the other way.

    Djokovic clearly has a much stronger forehand than Murray over the year. He is touted as the best return of server ever, so that gives him the edge there even on Murray. He is considered even faster around court. He has been mentally tougher over the years too. Muray is a better volleyer but doesnt come in enough to capatilize on that.

    So if Djokovic also has the better backhand, how on earth does he have so much trouble with Murray and lose about half their matches?
     
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    Forehand and mental strength. Also has a more consistent first serve and a much better second serve. But Murray is better in overall ROS (although Djokovic has a slight edge at punishing slower spin serves) and backhand.)
     
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  15. batz

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    Hello Fastgrass - I'd say 'nice to see you again' but it isn't.

    In answer to some of your piercing questions:

    Murray can have a better backhand and still not achieve as much as Nole because players are allowed to hit forehands too.

    Murray's record versus Rafa on hards is pretty decent. He's 5-6 overall and 5-3 since Murray became a top 5 player. They are 2-2 in hardcourt slams.

    Re Rafa's 13 wins - he beat Murray in their first 5 encounters - including Murray's first slam QF in 2008. I'm not saying those wins shouldn't count or anything daft like that - just giving some context. Since Murray became an elite player Murray is 5-8 v Rafa.
     
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    oh ! I just forgot Murray's 15 yo fh.

    no variations at all.

    mentally weak .
     
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    Man - you lasted 12 whole posts before the bile started to ooze. :( I don't suppose you'll be around much longer.
     
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    I can't understand your first statement at all.

    nice to see you again means what . whether we met before .

    I don't recall .

    don't forget rafa 3-0 against Murray on grass .

    his best surface ?

    rafa straight settled him twice their . and Murray just
    took one set in 3 meetings.

    before lendl Murray was ball boy ?

    no . he was professional player .

    if you can't evolve your game up to 26 indicates
    LACK OF TALENT.
     
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    Well, everyone seems to hold the ability to match-up well against Nadal's forehand as some sort of generic acid-test for the quality of a backhand, which is why everyone seems to think the 1hbh sucks now. But bear in mind that Nadal has lost to 2 1hbh'ers this year (possibly his best year) already, and lost sets to at least 3 more.
     
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    andy`s backhand is also right up there.


    it is pretty close between nole and murray. they both have the best backhands in the business.

    nole`s backhand packs a little more finishing power and I think it is just a touch better on the return of serve.
     
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    Of course you don't. It's just sheer coincidence that the style and content of your posts are exactly like Fastgrass's. I'm sure the mods will buy that.
     
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    who is mods and also fast grass

    mate why are you using such a difficult method to say that we have met before?

    but where ? at hospital?
     
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    Champions Game seems like a nasty Murray hater. Such cruel attacking of such a great player and human being. Very nasty and mean.
     
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    it only took "champions game" 10 posts to jump right in start destroying players.

    something tells me that he has been around.
     
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  25. Incognito

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    Andy's bh is better IMO.

    For pure power - Andy's easily
    bh passing shot - Andy
    bh slice - Andy
     
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    He is the troll formally known as Fastgrass. Just ignore him until the Mods ban him again. Pity they can't trace his IP addresses and cut him off at the source.
     
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  27. Morj

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    Currently Murray is better on the BH, but considering the last couple years Djokovic was hitting the BH better than anyone in the world.
     
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