Service motions you like and dislike

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Serve Motions of 10 Ten

  1. Federer

    34 vote(s)
    65.4%
  2. Nadal

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Murray

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  4. Djokovic

    5 vote(s)
    9.6%
  5. Roddick

    5 vote(s)
    9.6%
  6. Del Potro

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  7. Tsonga

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  8. Davydenko

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  9. Simon

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Verdasco

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  1. [d]ragon

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    As the title says. Whose service motions do you guys find appealing in terms of looks? Whose do you find to be not so appealing? I'm not talking about effectiveness, just looks.

    The poll is just for the top 10 rankings. I tried to get slow motion videos that had their full motions during real match play. Some are slow motion, some aren't. Pick one (I should have made it so you can pick multiples)
    Federer
    Nadal
    Murray
    Djokovic
    Roddick
    Del Potro
    Tsonga
    Davydenko
    Simon
    Verdasco

    My picks:
    Likes: Federer, Murray, Roddick, Monfils, Tsonga, Clayton (college), Farah (college)
    Dislikes: Gonzales, Brooklyn (college)

    Edit: forgot to mention I don't like Baghdatis' and Nalby's serves
     
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  2. dragonfire

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    i like fed - fluid
    i like roddick - original


    monfils is a fraud
     
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  3. P_Agony

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    From the top 10:

    Like: Federer, Djokovic, Tsonga, Davydenko, Simon, Roddick, Verdasco

    Dislike: Nadal, Murray, Delpo
     
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  4. Andres

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    Top10 Like:

    Federer
    Murray
    Davydenko
    Verdasco

    Top10 Dislike:

    Nadal
    Djokovic
    Roddick
    Del Potro
    Tsonga
    Simon

    REALLY LIKE:

    Bracciali
    Ljubicic
    Lopez
    Llodra
    Stepanek
    Cilic
    Karlovic
    Puerta
    Guccione
     
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  5. THESEXPISTOL

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    I like Verdasco, Murray and Fed a lot. I didn't like Roddick's very much but i have to admit that's quite effective.
    Out of the top10 my favourite would be Feliciano Lopez.
     
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  6. フェデラー

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    Federer. Its fast, he can put spin on it, he disguises it so well. Thats why I think his serve is more superior than Roddick's, where his is just fast. Tsonga and Davydenko are also favorites.
     
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  7. dragonfire

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    roddick has a better serve than federer, just check the service stats, they dont lie
     
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  8. geese_com

    geese_com Semi-Pro

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    I vote for Fed. It's a nice and smooth motion plus it's well disguised.
     
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  9. JeMar

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    My least favorite is Nadal.

    However, my absolutely most hated motion is Bartoli, trailed closely by Safina.
     
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  10. DunlopDood

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    Forget top 10, I vote SAFIN!!!!! cause he serves like a horse!
     
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  11. JennyS

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    Bartoli's service routine is hilarious!
     
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  12. Claudius

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    Bartoli bounces her ass along with bouncing the ball.
     
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  13. THESEXPISTOL

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    Put more hilarious on that!
     
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  14. trenzterra

    trenzterra Semi-Pro

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    i personally dislike kohlscreiber's service motion
     
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  15. フェデラー

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    Thats why Roddick was completely outserved by Federer at Wimby. 50 Aces! Roddick was nowhere near that. And IMO your serve is only as good as your serve return, which Federer also wins in that respect.:)
     
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  16. Leelord337

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    top 5 i like (in order)

    Ivo Karlovic
    Andy Roddick
    Roger Federer
    Marin Cilic
    Ivan Ljubicic

    Top 5 i dislike:

    Andy Murray
    Rafael Nadal
    James Blake
    Fernando Gonzalez
    Gilles Simon

    lol forgot to mention donald young's service motion :) and also whats that german guy sponsored by topspin...darn gonna google it, he has the worst serve in tennis, roddick beat him at the aussie open this year...its daniel koellerer, worst serve ever
     
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  17. yung goon

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    Bartolis motion is UGLY
     
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  18. yung goon

    yung goon Semi-Pro

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    roddick had a ton of returnables in that match. and feds return isnt that special.
     
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  19. yung goon

    yung goon Semi-Pro

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    *unreturnables
     
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  20. akv89

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    Not this again.

    Roddick has a better serve than Federer and all the stats show it.


    Like:

    Federer
    Roddick
    Djokovic
    Tsonga
    Davydenko

    Dislike:
    Nadal
    Simon

    Indifferent:
    Murray
    Verdasco
    Del Potro
     
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  21. Oldracquet27

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    True!!!!!

    It's so funny and weard, the thing is that girl gets results though, but she looks soooooo not athletic!!!!!!!!!

    I can't stand her while serving, is painful to watch......
     
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  22. EtePras

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    Roddick's serve is so much better than Federer's it's unbelievable. Roddick has power, placement, spin... Federer has none of the above, except occasionally twice a year when his placement is okay?
     
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  23. djoko4thewin

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    like: djokovic, del potro, + verdasco

    dislike: nadal, simon and roddick(lol not sure why, it's just so hyper looking)

    the rest in the middle.
     
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  24. Mansewerz

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    Like: Federer, Karlovic, Nadal, Roddick, Djokovic, Murray, Verdasco!

    Dislike: Williams sisters, Volandri, Bartoli, Del Potro, and especially, Robby Ginepri!
     
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  25. backhand winner

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    Amazing how everything Nadal does seems to be hated on. Most hated Service Motion of all-time is Karol Kucera.
     
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  26. sh@de

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    Fed, Simon, Tsonga and Del Potro I like.
     
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  27. Zeppy

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    I like Federer's and Roddick's service motions.

    I don't mind the others.
     
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  28. Leelord337

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    isner's is good too
     
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  29. FedExFan

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    i like watchin Fed's motion with how he loops his tossing arm and the smoothness of it all
     
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  30. Mansewerz

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    Yes, very fluid.
     
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