Why is it called the "can opener"?

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  1. Serve 'em hard

    Serve 'em hard Banned

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    Why exactly is McEnroe's wide serve to the ad court called the can opener?
     
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  2. Rabbit

    Rabbit G.O.A.T.

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    Cause it kinda took the path of a can opener around a can and the result was to open the court up for an easy volley.
     
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  3. Serve 'em hard

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    Thank you.
     
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  4. zapvor

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    because after you are done with the tool, the can is now open!
     
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