malisse serve

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  1. luvforty

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  2. Ash_Smith

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    ^^^Yup, very un-fussy and nothing there that should/could lead to injury in a rec player were they to copy. I like JCF's serve for the same reasons.

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  3. Relinquis

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    foot fault?
     
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    As close to as he can without being caught. I'd think his fastest and hardest first serves are the closest to footfaulting his right foot, while second serves and spin ins don't fault at all.
     
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    Hmm. That's roughly what my serve looks like. Pinpoint, racket arm crawls up along my body instead of dropping back and raising from behind. I've always wondered if this was a bad trait, and have even been thinking of changing my serve. I never have been able to break about 100 mph, (despite being quite fit and working out) and I thought it was because of my "takeback" in my serve. But if he does this, maybe I shouldn't change..
     
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  6. luvforty

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    i am gonna try his toss....

    i have been trying xstf's idea of fed/murray tossing but it doesn't quite work for me.

    malisse however, just extends out the tossing arm inline with the shoulders, seems more straight forward (no pun :)
     
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  8. zapvor

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    no.....his serve isnt that great.
     
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    Probably still a lot better than all the idiots imitating the motion of the pros, even though their own natural motion will serve them better.
     
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    he gets good hip rotation.
     
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  11. zapvor

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    this is true. he is playing on tour. we are barely hacking it at 4.0
     
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