On the forehand: Early take back vs. continuous loop

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  1. sureshs

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    Not only Serena, and not only early takeback, I have posted many videos above which show the hands separating early in the turn. There is no distinct stalking phase and whatever is there does not need a new term to describe it. Regarding the early takeback, the deleted thread had so many examples from me that I don't know why this is still being discussed. It depends on the situation.
     
  2. sureshs

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    Switching gears, I was watching Djokovic-Haas last night. Djokovic had the racquet-pointing-up stance before almost every forehand which is nowadays favored by everyone. It helps with higher bouncing balls as I posted earlier. However, Haas did not have this takeback. His was more to the right and angled, though still slightly upwards. On certain shots when the bounce was lower, I have to admit Djokovic seemed to be doing extra movement going up and down which seemed unnecessary.

    Has anyone analyzed the pros and cons of this?
     
  3. 5263

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    Yep, must be the meds, lol.
    I corrected them at virtually the same time. You ARE correct that I didn't see
    the typo until you pointed it out. I'm never good at proofing my own writing, and
    I even thanked you for noticing, :) and pointing it out.
    Does hands in front of hands make sense to you?
    Don't know what more I could have done, besides announcing the correction,
    thanking you for pointing it out and underlining the change to make it clear.
    You really need to get a grip:???:
     
  4. 5263

    5263 G.O.A.T.

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    I think you are very right, and also want to point out that Serena does many
    different things and does tend to be a bit streaky with her play. Sometimes
    crushing the better players, then other times struggling with avg players. She
    does struggle with timing in quite a few matches. Fed is way more consistent imo.
     
  5. bad_call

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    completely wrong? another flip flopper? ...hmmm
     
  6. sureshs

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    LOL you commenting on Fed and Serena and trying to correlate your wrong and disproved assertions with the ups and downs of players? Don't you understand that there are many factors at work, you don't compare men and women in terms of how fast they swing the racket, and everything in the world doesn't have to be viewed through only one lens? It is really sad to see how you keep coming up with this correlation nonsense and demeaning players a 1000 times above your level.
     
  7. 5263

    5263 G.O.A.T.

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    Must be some typos, cause it makes little sense, lol
     
  8. sureshs

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    To your intellect, it will make little sense, that is true.
     
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    and...close thread (again) Cheers guys :-(
     
  10. 5263

    5263 G.O.A.T.

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    Well said, exactly,
    thanks
     

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