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Old 01-30-2007, 05:07 PM   #27
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I tend to agree with John Yandell and tricky about the fact that Safin uses a very conservative Semi-Western grip.

If you look at these pictures below, you'll see that his finger knuckles are not crossing through several bevels. What I'm trying to say is that the finger knuckles are much more parallel to the length of the racquet than perpendicular. Players like Juan Ignacio Chela tend to lay or spread their knuckles through several bevels; therefore, having it more at a 45% angle related to the length of the racquet, if you guys know what I mean.

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