Lleyton Hewitt's serve

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  1. Miami83095

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    Why does Lleyton Hewitt move his feet towards the back of the court when he serves?
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  2. Ocean Drive

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    thread of the year
     
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  3. Miami83095

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    No need to be an ***, I just wanted to know if it affected the serve at all
     
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  4. TENNIS_IS_FUN

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    but what if he really thought it was the thread of the year?
     
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    There is so much sarcasm on these forums that any nice comment is interpreted as sarcasm. :cry::cry::cry::cry:
     
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  6. Miami83095

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    Then he didn't answer my question
     
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  7. Ocean Drive

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    Honestly, one of the GTIHES (Greatest threads I have ever seen)

    It's so unique and amazing that I don't have an answer, I'm utterly shocked by the picture.
     
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  8. Miami83095

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    Oh my bad Ocean Drive, I thought you were being sarcastic! Really sorry, man.

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    .....Hewitt probably does that so he can get better rotation when he swings.....maybe that's why he injured his hip.....



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  10. OJ ROD

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    I'm sorry, I'm trying to vizualize what you're asking.
     
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  11. canuckfan

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    Hewitt does not move his toes towards the back fence. He moves his heels towards the net. Get it?
     
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  12. Nanshiki

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    It's because he wants to be foot faulted several times so he can ***** about the line judge and be labeled a racist.

    In actuality it's probably just a bad habit, or a technique that has a nasty side-effect.
     
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  14. OJ ROD

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    ^^^^
    Okay,....
    I'll do it for you.
    SPARTA!!!!!
     
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  15. Ballinbob

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    i have no idea what your asking lol... he's using a pinpoint so yeah his foot slides up. Is that what your talking about??
     
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  16. Jaewonnie

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    MAybe disguising his serve and increasing his body rotation?
     
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  17. RoddickAce

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    I think what the OP is asking is, why are his toes pointing to the back fence?

    edit:Just saw Canuckfan's post......
     
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  18. Josherer

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    ^^^ Lol so close to foot faulting!
     
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  19. darthpwner

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    that technique is y lleyton hewitt gets called 4 foot-faults so much. it also allows u 2 get more shoulder and hip rotation from his stance ala Pete Sampras, whereas guys like mcenroe have a stance parallel 2 the baseline so he already has his back facing his opponent
     
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