how good is this girl ?

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  1. 150mph_

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  2. Petekbladetour1

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    shes not to bad
     
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    very..........
     
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  4. 150mph_

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    her strokes > jollyroger imho
     
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  5. Petekbladetour1

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    Saunders did you just say she was bad?
     
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    What a tank. Awesome volleys and technique all around. Serve is close to 100mph dont you think pete? :)
     
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  7. Lotto

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    That is some pretty hard hitting!!
     
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  8. LeeD

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    Strokes good enough for any college level singles...
    Don't really know because it's match play that counts.
    I would guess, easy 5.0 womens, maybe better.
    For all you guys who are lazy, and that's most of yous!! Notice she is not lazy, notice her feet are stable and wide apart, notice she is trying! That is how to hit for a vid.
    Notice her swing speed, much faster than most vids.
     
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    looks good but i dont think she's got good consistency since she looks like she's trying to punish every ball.
     
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  10. mozzer

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    Yeah, alot seem to go down into the net (and you can hear some) or she leans back and they go long. But from the points you see, she manages to finish them before an error. Yes of course the video is probably heavliy edited.
     
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  11. Djokovicfan4life

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    Based on her results she has great technique, but struggles with a weak mental game. Still, amazing technique though. She could 6/0, 6/0 me any time. :)

    Matt
     
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    No she can't and you know it.
    I assume you're an easy 4.5 or above mens player.
    She can bagel you if you're limited to NO first serves, easy second serves, no drop shots, no low sharp angles, and play limited to baseline only.
    Those were the conditions basically when I practiced with equally adept women players. CeciMartinez, Mareen,Marisa,MarcieLouies, SusanBrown, DanaGilbert, ArleneCohen.... all A or pro level womens.
     
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    Appreciate the respect, but my game is a work in progress. I still need: a real topspin second serve, better volleys and knowledge of where to place them for various situations, a backhand drive (slice is coming along though), more explosive footwork, a smoother transition into net and better positioning once I get there, a better lob, drop shot, slice serve, and so on. Oh, and matchplay.

    What I DO have is the knowledge to improve these things in an effective and efficient manner, through http://virtualtennisacademy.com

    So yes, she could 6/0, 6/0 me. That doesn't mean I wouldn't enjoy it though. :)

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  14. SaunderS

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    i didnt .....
     
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  15. Djokovicfan4life

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    Question: How good is this girl?

    Answer: Very.

    Funny stuff.
     
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  16. Slicendicer

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    LOL :shock:
     
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  17. Slicendicer

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    She is very good... caveat... she is hitting drills she has probably hit thousand times before... a lot of the balls looked to be gone out... the balls are all dead feeds... the video was edited to show the "best" stuff... the video, the sound of an indoor court "heightens" the speed of the ball...

    I've never lost a warm-up or a FH drill.
     
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  18. oneguy21

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    She hits that ball pretty hard and strokes look pretty loose.
     
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  19. Djokovicfan4life

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    Noticed that she tends to take too many little steps on balls hit right to her, more or less. She'd use less energy without them.

    Matt
     
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  20. Petekbladetour1

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    anyway my serve is at leas tas fast as that one so according to you guys her serve is 80mph
     
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  21. Djokovicfan4life

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    Another small issue:

    Weight is already falling towards the ground on some overheads, killing some potential power and margin for error.
     
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  22. Bretto

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    She's a hard hitter but has a very slight frame...
     
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  23. MarrratSafin

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    She's very, very good.:)
     
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  24. Rickson

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    She goes to Fordham? All that youtubing and she wound up in the Bronx?
     
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  25. Djokovicfan4life

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    Again, RESULTS determine which college ultimately accepts a player, not youtube. :)
     
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  26. 150mph_

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    exactly what i was thinking... her results and her technique doesnt match at all :confused:
     
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  27. 150mph_

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    well im sure its still a respectable jesuit university...
    maybe not as prestigious as Georgetown or BC but... still
     
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    looks like she has a great forehand.
     
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    wow, that's some impressive stuff...based on what I saw. And for those of you who said that her consistency is off, you're probably right.
     
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  30. Thirteen

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    HOLY CRAP RACKET HEAD SPEED. (as in good)
     
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  31. Djokovicfan4life

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    There was a racquet in that video? Didn't notice.
     
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  32. Slicendicer

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    I saw it clearly... it was a blur.
     
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    She's good. And cute.
    I think maybe I enjoyed that video a little too much.
     
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    it looks like it was put in fast forward. everything is moving ultra quick. i hate collge videos as you dont get to know the player. you see a highlight reel. show some matches and ill tell you how good she is. nice cute strokes dont make the player. ive met guys with prettier strokes than top ten players that could barely win at futures level. they would look unreal on a training vid but once the match started they went downhill fast.
     
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  35. Ambivalent

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    This video got posted a year ago or so. Her strokes are a lot like joost vogels.
     
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    whoa
    das is QUICK raquet speed. ok drills look good but the return of serve aint too shabby either
     
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  37. halalula1234

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    she is PRETTTY
     
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  38. Tomek_tennis

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    Very nice technique, proper footwork etc. Some little faults, but there are pro's who do them as well (like leaning on the BH or no variety). If she could tranfer that to match play and is 16, she could be on tour in 2 years.
     
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  39. 150mph_

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    yeah ... i can read and im sure most of the forum goers here can read that the video was posted a year and a half ago...
    and oh in case you didnt know...
    joost vogel isnt a girl
     
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  40. Rickson

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    J011y can take her. He has a bigger serve and bigger groundstrokes, but she has a slight advantage over him at the net.
     
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    facepalm ...
    you are comparing a grown man vs. a teenage girl...
    thats as fair as putting manny pacquiao in the same ring as vladmir klichko
     
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  42. Djokovicfan4life

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    There are plenty of teenage girls that could kill a strong male 5.0 player. Sharapova DID win Wimbledon at a fairly young age, you know.
     
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  43. NickC

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    What's wrong with the Bronx? I live right near the Bronx (not now, obviously, but when I'm at my parent's house), it isn't half bad. Of course, you might hate it simply because you're from Queens.

    17, to be exact.
     
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    im saying its an unfair comparison...
    women have women's ranking and level to compare...
    comparing a woman to a man is like apple and oranges
     
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    Strong 5.0 male player.
    Some hit soft, push and retrieve, so top girls smoke them.
    Some hit really unothodox hard, volley and overhead really well, and can beat, out of top 50 girls easily.
    So there are many levels of 5.0 male players.
    When I was allowed to practice with the girls, one stipulation was NO first serves, no wide second serves, NO low angles, NO drops, and NO excessive use of hard penetrating slices. If I did any of the above consistently, they just wouldn't hit/practice with me any more :shock::shock::shock:
    But like a beaten married guy, I enjoyed their company, so abided by their rules.:(
     
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  46. 150mph_

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    ii always wondered why women cant move as well as men...
     
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  47. LuckyR

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    How good is she? What's her record in matchplay? That's how you tell (not videos).
     
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  48. LeeD

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    Serena moves better than most of us.
    Goolagong moved better than most of us.
    Henin, with practiced movement, moved faster and better than us.
    Clisters.
    Graf.
    Just don't expect tall giraffes to move as well as shorter players.
     
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  50. LeeD

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    Wide hips, knock kneed, small feet, boobs bouncing around, might sweat.
     
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