Does federer have the best squash shot ever to be hit?

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  1. PollyBallGirl

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    The federer squash shot is very handy and really turns points around.
    Nadal is really good at it too but i give federer the nod for best squash shot on tour and ever.
     
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    Yeah, it's a pretty good shot, and is becoming increasingly useful as the movement to his forehand side has declined quite a lot.

    These two squash shots come to mind:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YQ0jP986_k
     
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    Thanks youdude :D
     
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    Yes, Roger & Rafa have hit some pretty good ones. I recall Fernando González executing quite few excellent ones as well. Here is one by Paul Henry Mathieu on the German clay:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRhEdF-GVkg
     
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    Shweet. You-tubes handy, its probably the most useful invention ever. Yep there was a extra special squash by RAFA at the ao but not sure which round.
     
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  6. monfed

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    How about that badminton-type smash Fed hit against Lopez while he had is back-turned away from him? That was quite spectacular!

    This one. Watch from 4:20 -

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI5vaRn7sHY


    :shock:
     
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    Thanks your really kind thanks.
     
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    You welcome, pollydudette! :D
     
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  9. mattennis

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    Yes, he is the best doing that very useful shot. He has always been one of the best defenders of the game (because of his great anticipation, great movements, and great slice shots on the run), as well as one of the (if not the) best offensive game too.
     
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  10. britbox

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    Nah, I'd go with Jahangir Khan
     
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    I think so
     
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    Something seems insincere about this poster
     
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    No andy Murray has better ones. he showed some good ones in the final of Dubai today.
     
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    wow, pollyballgirl got banned already?
     
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    Makes sense, seeing as pollyballgirl was clearly a cunning disguise for that crazy Rafa fan who makes 1 zillion accounts.
     
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  18. Cup8489

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    I guess I didn't see enough posts of hers to know that.
     
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    If it was Bullzilla, Nadal Slam King.....he outdid himself. I could not even see him staying low on his hate of Djokderer
     
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  20. treblings

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    you can´t go wrong with jahangir. i wonder if they have goat debates on squash forums:)
     
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    Probably - Jahangir or Jansher at a rough guess.
     
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    Yep, there are certainly debates on who is greater out of those 2. Many will say Jahangir for winning something like 555 matches in a row, while others will say Jansher because he basically invented modern squash as it is played today. Jansher revolutionized squash.
     
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    I kinda hinted several times that it was him in response to a few of the more early Polly posts. I thought it was clever and funny though, and didn't make an outright accusation. I thought it was kind of clear, though.
     
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    money says that the op's pic is not the op
     
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    I prefer Roger's all day as that is what works for me. However, Nadal's "banana splits" even make Federer scratch his head.

    For most out right impossible shot, Nadal wins here for sure. For practical purposes Federer wins, and Soderling wins IMO for some of the most monstrous squash shots.
     
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    Sometimes I even wonder if some people even watch tennis. Murray's squash forehand is at amateur level compared to Federer's.
     
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    In reality they were just male versions of the real squash GOAT, Susan Devoy. :p
     
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    Shocking :rolleyes:
     
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  31. MichaelNadal

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    Lol don't worry, I always thought that shot by Federer was amazing. But any unbiased fan doesn't like that point for that shot, but the one a couple shots after.
     
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