Gasquet's Backhand > ______________

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  1. NickH87

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    Just saying

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  2. Sephiroth619

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    Though I admit Gasquet's backhand is pretty sweet, I still think Fed has the greatest ohbh.
     
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  3. CMM

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    Kohlschreiber's backhand.
     
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  4. Leelord337

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    gasquets is crazy though, its so good he runs around his forehand to hit 1handers :)
     
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    Not anymore
     
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    Gasquet, far and away, has the best one handed backhand. He can literally hit it anywhere he wants, and just crush the ball. It really is quite a thing of beauty. He's one of my favorite players, and I really hope that by May or June of next year, he'll be back in the top 20 or so. At least he should be if he gets his act together- should be top 10 or so.
     
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    I do really like Kohlschreiber's backhand a lot though
     
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    yes, gasquet BH is very nice, he can hit some tricky shot with 1HBH,
    Tommy Haas BH is good too :)
     
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    Roddick always seems to end up on the wrong side of some of the best one-handed backhand performances (Gasquet at Wimbledon 07, Federer at AO 07, Kohlschreiber at AO 08 ).
     
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    Wawrinka's backhand was smoking last night against Nieminen.
     
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    I have never seen a 1 hander like Gasquet's in about 20 years of following professional tennis. It is a magic wand.
     
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  13. Cesc Fabregas

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    Gasquet's ralley backhand is actually quite average, his long preparation means that he often drops the ball short, but he can fire winners with his backhand easier than most.
     
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    Come to think of it, you are right. But boy when he blasts that sucker it is a thing of beauty.
     
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    Is there a connection between long preparation and short groundstrokes? Just curious :)
     
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    Nadal has a short prep now but also has groundies which always land short...
     
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    I think Wawrinka has a better backhand than Gasquet IMO.
     
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    Oh yeah, i forgot about wawrinka. John mcenroe say's it's the best 1HBH in the game too......
     
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  19. NickH87

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    I was watching the niemenem(sp?) match yesterday on replay and the angles he was getting were amazing.
     
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    Gasquet is overrated imo, the guy's backhand is not great compared to KOH or Wawrinka.
     
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    Eh, even when he drops it short his backhand still has loads of topspin on it. His rally shots usually look pretty heavy to me.
     
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    this was AMAZING, the two backhands starting at 3:00 in this vid against roddick were stunning

    i prefer kohlschreiber's bh too (well for topspin, power, and angles) (for slice and approach shots off the bh its federer)
     
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    Kolschriber has the best backhand ever!!
     
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    i agree. given the fact that wawrinka has a better neutral backhand. gasquet can pull the trigger much easier, but both can produce monster shots.
     
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    imo, it just seems like gasquet and wawrinka can produce more pace and more variety on their backhands.
     
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  29. NickH87

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    All 3 have amazing backhands and I would give a kidney for them.
     
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    I just watched the match between Mai Xin Gong and Marat Safin. now that guy Mao has a sweet looking backhand, give him time and he'll surpass them all, except of FEDex of course. :)
     
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