Virginia Wade

Discussion in 'Former Pro Player Talk' started by scotus, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. scotus

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    Don't know much about this former great, but saw her play in the Tennis Channel's re-run of her doubles match (paired up with Rod Laver against the team of Navratilova and Nastase).

    I only watched a few games, but I must say she has a great kick serve that today's WTA players would love to have.
     
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  2. pc1

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    An excellent player who many thought had the best serve in tennis at the time. She won a few majors including the 1977 Wimbledon. A serve and volley player.
     
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  3. MAX PLY

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    Excellent player but I think thought to be not as mentally tough as the rest of her game was fundamentally sound. Good flat and kick serves and actually moved pretty well when she wasn't tight. Also a great ambassador for the game-still.
     
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