Players you loved to watch.

Discussion in 'Former Pro Player Talk' started by Paul Murphy, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. mightyrick

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    Agassi - The most impressive power hitter I've ever seen
    Nadal - The most impressive defender I've ever seen
    Henin - The most impressive women's player I've ever seen
    Santoro - I have no idea what he was. But loved watching him more than anyone.
     
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  2. Limpinhitter

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    The gold colored racquet? That was a nice stick. I saw Perfors Play for Georgia against UM. He was a little guy with a huge forehand and lots of natural talent. Not a great athlete in terms of speed, strength, etc., but, he had a great feel for the game.
     
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  3. jaggy

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    The video of Edberg reminds me how great he was to watch
     
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  4. sabala

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    Alberto Mancini

    Slobodan Zivojinovic
     
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  5. NLBwell

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    McEnroe - intensity and artistry
    Muster - intensity and intensity
    Chris Evert (well, not so much playing a lower ranked player on clay - but watching how she played Navratilova when she was actually outgunnned)
    Rosewall and Laver - I'll always remember those WCT finals
    Agassi - watching him move his opponent back and forth like a pendulum

    Borg is mythologized and he truly was one of the greats (his French and Wimbledon combos are one of the great achievements in tennis), but watching him play was often incredibly boring.
     
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  6. Paul Murphy

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    Very true.
    Unfortunately there's no one like her these days.
    The sameness gets quite dull unless one of the top girls is involved.
    Sometimes they can't save matches either.
     
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  7. slowfox

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    Mecir
    Edberg
    Graf
    Wilander
    Hingis
    Rios
    Sampras
     
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