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Old 05-06-2007, 05:44 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by J011yroger View Post
Could it have something to do with the fact that we have busted our *rear end* for hours upon hours, and years upon years to get to a good level, and understand the amount of work and dedication it takes, and so would never talk down someone else who worked that hard, whereas those who have never played at a high level who sit on their *rear end* watching tv and listening to commentators who say Roddick is a serve and a forehand, and Agassi can't volley, who go out and hit a few balls with their buddies on the weekends have absolutely no comprehension of the hours of work and pain and frustration it takes, and in some little demented corner of their mind actually believe that with a little practice they could actually compete at that high a level.

I dunno...could be.

J
JO, Nice way to sum it up.

Ton, nice strokes. Thanks for sharing!

As others have stated>> and speaking from experience>>> I guarantee he is hitting the ball with very good pace. Pace of the shots, for whatever reason, doesn't tranlsate well to video. It gives a false perception that the ball is traveling slower than it really is.
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