Sampras's ground game...

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Ammo, Oct 5, 2006.

  1. Ammo

    Ammo Rookie

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    Sry to bring up this Fed vs. Sampras topic but those that believe Sampras had no ground game have to check out these links:

    Against Chang in the Aussie Open 1995 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eukiQWGZ9bc&mode=related&search=

    Against Courier in Aussie Open 1995 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-mrNIxttVw

    Against Henman in Vienna 1998 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DckuqYyNyao&NR

    Last but not least, against agassi in world championship 99 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpOH1MYssQk&mode=related&search=
     
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  2. tennisfreak

    tennisfreak Semi-Pro

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    Damn that running forehand is scary. The pace. The angles. The deceptively quick cat-like movements. It's highlights like these that make me think Sampras back in the day would have given Federer a run for his money. And more.
     
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  3. tennisboy87

    tennisboy87 Guest

    Thanks for the videos.
     
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  4. callitout

    callitout Professional

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    great stuff. thanks.
     
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  5. sarpmas

    sarpmas Rookie

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    I'm still having goose bumps when I see those running forehands...
     
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  6. chiru

    chiru Professional

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    dude those are sick. watching federer its easy to get carried away witht he beauty of his game, but sampras is at least no less.
     
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  7. alan-n

    alan-n Professional

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    Sampras in his prime has and is the biggest ground game ever. Bigger than anyones including Safin. Seeing it in person leaves no doubt his ground game was the biggest when his backhand was working.
     
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  8. Lleytian3

    Lleytian3 Semi-Pro

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