Playtester's Rankings

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  1. DavaiMarat

    DavaiMarat Professional

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    Just pure playing ability wise.

    Men
    1) Sean Hemmer
    2) Granville Swope
    3) Hose or Troy

    Women
    1)Carol (would be Siobhan but she doesn't review enough)
    2) Brittany
    3) Tiffany

    Sean a 4.5? Really? It seems to me he's clearly the strongest player.

    What's your rankings in terms of ability.

    I'd be interested in the Play Testers take as well.
     
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  2. DavaiMarat

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    Woah no comments? Remember this is just a POV thing from seeing them hit. I don't think it's going to hurts anyone's feelings no?

    Just from seeing them hit on-line, Sean Hemmer seems to have the most dominating game out of all of them but the others seem rank themselves higher.

    I just find that really odd.
     
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  3. MikeHitsHard93

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    Honestly I think Andy is the best out of the guys, but all of them are quite good and can compete with eachother. They each have their own style of play that makes them unique.
     
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  4. diredesire

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    Andy was doing the aspiring pro grind before coming to TW. I'd wager he's at least a 6.0, right? He's also got a wicked drop shot :(
     
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  5. TW Staff

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    No hurt feelings at all!

    First of all, we have an awesome group of video guys who make us look great ;) So thanks to them for editing all of our footage and having to watch hours on end of our footage and sometimes ugly tennis!

    Playing wise, we all have our on and off days and some of us match up well against each other and not so well against others.

    We don't rank each other but it can get pretty competitive -- check out the Friday Doubles League stuff!

    And there are a handful of playtesters...not taking anything away from the ones you listed, but Andy, Chris, and Troy give me trouble on the court. Mark is a solid player. Spencer is improving daily and can be tough as he is super fast on the court...oh yea and me ;) I know some people have my number, but I can hold my own too.

    Michelle, TW
     
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  6. DavaiMarat

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    I think I got Andy mixed up with Troy. Darn it.
     
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  7. DavaiMarat

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    Must be the editing but it the camera makes Sean seem like the biggest baddest. Marvels of the video editing I guess.
     
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  8. TW Staff

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    He's definitely one of, if not, the biggest hitters on the Playtest team (yes, I'm still bitter that he got a couple more MPHs than me the last time the speed gun was out)!

    Michelle, TW
     
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  9. DavaiMarat

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    =). I can break 100mph but I'm getting old and using a lower power racquet doesn't help (IG Pres MP). MORE LEG DRIVE!

    Hehe you look like a good hit. Too bad I'm in Toronto or I'd offer to hit. I'm a former college player but like that was like 1998.

    Well tell Sean he's got a fan, Chris doesn't look that solid cause he constantly slaps a bit causing his backhand to land short. The camera can be deceiving though.
     
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  10. DavaiMarat

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    Zomg I just read my post over. The 2nd line sounded a little creepy...nothing intended. Sorry =p.
     
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  11. TW Staff

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    Haha -- no worries, I am a good hit :p

    Chris is a smart player. And is good at picking out weaknesses in his opponents...and his drop shot is KILLER. Plus he can hit a big forehand and disguise it pretty well. We all start to know each other's games pretty well, so that's tough too -- but fun! :)

    Out of all of us, Andy still competes (Open level) the most. Troy plays a lot as well and plays on a USTA team. Gran plays tournaments here and there as well as Boone and Chris. And Brittany and I are playing doubles (open) this summer in a tournament. And we have a competitive Doubles League going right now as well -- Spencer & Andy, Chris & Gran, Troy & Mark, and Brittany & I. (http://blog.tenniswarehouse.com/miscellaneous/week-5-of-the-tw-friday-doubles-league/ -- we have a thread on it going under "Adult Leagues/Tournaments" in TT)


    Michelle, TW
     
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  12. zapvor

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    pft. this one is too easy. anyone thats seen chris and his fist pump knows hes the best. how can you even dare to try to defeat that fist pump
     
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  13. DavaiMarat

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rEjbpGSLZs
     
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