Drop Shot Madness!

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  1. marc45

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    an increasingly popular and effective tactic on the clay?...if so, does this really amount to the field coming to terms , fed included, with how to beat the man from mallorca on clay?
     
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  2. P_Agony

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    Fed was going crazy with the DS in his 1st round match. He hit like 10 consecutive ones and all were winners I think.
     
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  3. West Coast Ace

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    Has nothing to do with any individuals. Just an obvious tactic to combat those who a) stand too far behind the baseline; b) are taller and aren't as nimble as others.
     
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  4. slicefox

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    fed is still experimenting with people.

    masters tournaments and GS early rounds is when fed makes tests on his guinea pigs
     
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  5. djokovicgonzalez2010

    djokovicgonzalez2010 G.O.A.T.

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    The more tall players get, the more the shorter ones (under 6-4) need it
    Federer, Ferrer, Gulbis,Monaco and most of all Montanes
     
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  7. hoosierbr

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    The drop shot, when played when your opponent is behind the baseline, is a greatly effective tactic on clay especially given HOW far back a lot of these guys are playing.
     
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  8. jwbarrientos

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    Roger has been training that to face Rafa :)
     
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  9. powerslave

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    Well for someone who puts such depth, drift and spin on his BH slices pulling drop shots was only a matter of choice , remember his drop shot against Agassi in US open ?
     
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