Originally Posted by tricky
Yeah, that's the crux of JY's thesis on the Federer FH. If you could smack a ball like Agassi and create spin rates of a clay court player, your FH will own everybody else's FH regardless of raw power or whatever. Because with this magical FH, you can hit any angle from any height with any pace you want. Essentially, you turn the FH side of your game into a form of extended net approach. Moreover, because everybody else is using more extreme grips, there will always be holes in their strike zone that you can take advantage of.
What do you know about Agassi's grip? Is it more like Sampras, or Federer, or is it typical semi-western?