Tsonga Tsmash

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  1. shadows

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  2. BorisBeckerFan

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    I think it is Sampras like not almost Sampras like.
     
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  3. Gorecki

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    every day i grow more and more fan of this guy!...

    he remind's me so much of the blend of styles that were the 90's generations...


    ps: wait for the Raftards to comence the bashing...
     
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  4. All-rounder

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    he got the hangtime but lacked the power
     
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    I think that smash was actually higher than a Sampras smash
     
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  6. Cesc Fabregas

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    Pete Tsonga lol.
     
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  7. Halba

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    they are similar

    big serve, big overheads, big forehands, big guys.
     
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  8. sh@de

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    Wow, impressive :D.
     
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  9. Solomon

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    He's got some good ups.
     
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    what a guerrilla
     
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  11. el sergento

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    WTF, did you just call him a "freedom fighter" or refer to him as some primate?? I hope you didn't just call him a monkey!
     
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    Freedom fighter?

    Monkey?

    Had you not quoted OJ, I'd think you were reading an entirely different post from, perhaps, and entirely different forum.
     
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  13. RoddickAce

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    Yeah I agree with both of you. It was higher but didn't have as much power.
     
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  14. tacou

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    he actually hit a better one a game or so earlier in the match
     
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  15. ReturnWinner

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    pretty good, btw Murray tried one against Chela in the first round but he missed it pretty bad.
     
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    "this! Is! Tsongaaaaa!"
     
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  17. IvanAndreevich

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    Tsonga could have probably been a great volleyball player too. Nice vertical for something he doesn't train.
     
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  18. redfred

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    That Smash Was Freakin Ridiculous.i Dont Care What Anyone Says.
     
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  19. Jchurch

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    Awesome smash! Amazing how high he got.
     
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  20. NotSoSuper

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    I tried that the other day.

    Completely whiffed the ball and almost fell down :):)
     
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  21. Now that's what I call leg strength!
     
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  22. tikkimonkey

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    imo sampras used to hit it flat down and tsonga put spin on it..
    still awesome though
     
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  23. Toxicmilk

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    I think the shot he did was more for looks than for power, in any case.
    Also, he was positioned...well, the way he was, generating power isnt the easiest thing to do. He was almost facing sideways
     
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  24. norbac

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    He probably ate a pineapple before that one.
     
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  25. Feña14

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    He missed one? I saw him make one which was even better than the Tsonga one.

    He took off and absolutely flew towards the net.
     
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  26. shadows

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    I personally think that was probably a result of how high he took the ball, he's taking it pretty much at full stretch and has to slice it to get the angle.

    Murray?

    he hit a vicious one, though I don't think it was as impressive in terms of athleticism, it was a simpler put away, though I'll agree he did it with much aplomb ^^
     
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  27. thejoe

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    The Murray one was nowhere near as impressive as the Tsonga one.
     
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  28. Cesc Fabregas

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    Agreed. Murray barely got off the ground.
     
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