The male version of Lindsay Davenport!!!

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  1. DRII

    DRII Legend

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    How impressive was DelPotro's performance!!!

    Such massive hitting off the ground from both sides: Flat, heavy, and supremely penetrating.

    Enough to bewilder the 'all great' :neutral: Federer.

    I think DelPo is the male version of Lindsay Davenport. Not the best mover, but when given a little time produces the cleanest heaviest hitting on the tour.

    I didn't think this before this USO; he has improved so quickly. Just think how much better he can get. The opposite style of Andy Murray, I'm sure you can tell which one I find more enjoyable to watch.
     
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  2. LDVTennis

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    On a relative scale, he's more athletic than Lindsay Davenport.

    I was watching his feet. He's lighter on his feet than one would think --- more like a pro basketball player than the typical tall man in tennis.

    In short, I don't think the comparison is valid just because both players are tall and have clean groundstrokes.
     
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  3. Fedace

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    Are you Nuts ? Delpo can move like a Deer. while Lindsey can move like a Sea elephant...
     
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  4. raiden031

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    Fortunately for Del Potro, he won't like this in 20-30 years, unlike Davenport.

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  5. drwood

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    Similar in styles, but Delpo is MUCH more mentally tough than Lindsay...Lindsay sulked way too often. I liked Lindsay's game as well.
     
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  6. DRII

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    Uhm Fedace...

    DelPo is not the best mover, compared to the other top male players, thats pretty clear.
     
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