Most Elegant Two Hander?

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  1. nadal_GOAT_king

    nadal_GOAT_king Rookie

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    Only Bjorn Borg
     
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  2. norbac

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    murray

    not Monfils, nalbandian, tipsarivic!safin, davydenko, etc
     
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  3. OHBH

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    Miroslav Mecir a backhand even more fluid than Nalbandian, perfect disguise, and the most ridiculous angles.
     
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  4. Relinquis

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    there are no elegant two-handers.
     
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  5. acura9927

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    I don't know where any part of Murray's game is nice to look at.
     
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  6. PhrygianDominant

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    Murray's newer manlier strokes are nice too look at. I also like his serve, it looks like a pitcher in the windup, very cool. I also like his movement, his gravity turns are very obvious, he kind if sits into the turn and makes his feet keep up with his center of gravity.

    Back on Topic,
    the word was elegant

    we should define this in context of a 2hbh if we are going to have consensus on this issue.
     
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  7. Tshooter

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    Oxymoron.

    But as the ugly 2HB shot goes, of the present group, Djoker and Murray. Janko has some of the ugliest strokes I've ever seen so I would include his backhand.
     
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  8. tennis_pro

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    that has to be the ugliest backhand ever
     
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  9. Tshooter

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    @McLovin "I'm shocked no one has mentioned Del Potro's backhand. It's very fluid, can rip it down the line or cross court, and he gets down & stays down nicely for a big guy"

    Oh yes, 480p, how I've missed you.

    I present to you HD. I shot this 2 weeks before he won the USO. So presumably he was feeling good and near his all-time peak. I don't think it elegant but I realize taste in BHs will vary:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGeS6OQFLr4
     
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  10. Feather

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    Very well said!
     
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  11. Polaris

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    Since you think Nadal's forehand is elegant, I have already convinced you that I am George Clooney. If you accept the one, you've got to accept the other; it's a package deal made possible by your awesome sense of aesthetics :) .
     
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  12. ASH1485

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    Nalbandian

    Agassi had a very smooth and clean one too
     
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  13. Kilco

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    My vote is for Tomic's backhand and Murrays a close second!
     
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  14. wintintu

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    murray, djokovic, berankis, nalbandian, fish, nishikori to name a few which stand out to me
     
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  15. BeHappy

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    Safin and Mecir. Effortless.
     
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