Tsonga?

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by soleil, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. soleil

    soleil Rookie

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    I recently watched the Tsonga - Stepanek match and I noticed tsonga using a 1hbh from time to time, so whats up with him??
     
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  2. FeVer

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    He just does it when he's really out of position and needs to stretch to hit an awkward shot. He used it a few times against Murray.
     
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  3. soleil

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    But isnt it awkward when he hits it
     
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  4. FeVer

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    Most top players are able to hit pretty good alternative backhands actually: Federer can play two handed well, Verdasco can hit a one hander, so can Murray. It's just that those shots aren't as well rehearsed as their normal backhands. They can still hit them much better than most rec players.
     
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    I can't recall ever seeing Federer use a two handed backhand.Do you have an example of when he used it?
     
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    Wilander stepped up to the next level when he added a one hand slice backhand to his game, used it quite a bit on faster surfaces.
     
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    There is just one video out there of him hitting one 2 handed BH shot during practice. I don't think it is correct to say he "uses" it.
     
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