Short players, extended racquets?

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  1. Pet

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    How many short players ( less than 1,75 m = 5' 8 ) use extended racquets?
     
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  2. Automatix

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    Justine Henin, Dominika Cibulkova, Martina Hingis, Olivier Rochus, Michael Chang...
     
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  3. tomas9848

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    how tall is henin??
     
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  4. Automatix

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    According to the WTA website:1,67m
     
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  5. ihearit1st

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    I don't think there is a correlation between height and racquet length. Davenport, roddick and sharapova use extended and probably more if we thought hard. I think hantuchova and lopez as well and they are tall.
     
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  6. ZhengJieisagoddess

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    Zheng Jie uses a standard length racquet, although her RDS 003 was slightly longer than her present RDiS 300.
    She is 5'4" (some sites have 1/2 more, but the point is she's kind of tiny).
     
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  7. darthpwner

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    Michael Chang
     
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    Olivier Rochus
     
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  9. SuperFly

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    I think Davydenko.
     
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    Richard Gasquet did.
     
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    Nalbandian
    Davydenko
    Ferrero
    Coria
    Chang
    Roddick
    Ferrer
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    All use extended racquets but not all of them are short.


    Hewitt is short and uses a standard 27" racquet.
     
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