Sidearm service of Conchita Martinez?

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  1. Gundam

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    'Sidearm service' of Conchita Martinez?

    I read it in the recent issue of tennis magazine. Can anyone describe it for me? Thanks in advance,

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  2. Gundam

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  3. Max G.

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    Nope, don't remember anything in particular about her serve... I've seen her play once or twice, late in her career, but I didn't notice anything strange about her serve that I remember. Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention.
     
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  4. LowProfile

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    That picture doesn't look like anything but a regular serve.
     
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  5. uno banana

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    what i notice is she has buff arms :shock:
     
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  6. Steve Huff

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    It's not too much different than Dementieva's serve--lot's of side spin. She actually won Wimbledon one year.
     
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    The thing about her serve was that she would almost start swinging her racket before tossing the ball. She pretty much hit the ball on the rise, giving her a very quick motion, which I'm sure helped a lot on windy days. She was basically the anti-Graf.
     
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  8. OrangeOne

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    Yep - that's how I remember it too. Almost like one day she was told by someone that she couldn't hit a good slice serve, and she spent the rest of her life trying to hit a very very very sliced serve ;)
     
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  9. Gundam

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    Thanks people!!!:D
     
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