Originally Posted by auzzieizm
Different strokes for different folks. JRS is solid from everywhere in the court, HW is more flashy and a shotmaker. I gotta say though, when HW was hitting by himself against the two of us, he was cracking the ball. Both his forehand and backhand are heavy, lots of topspin, and powerful. In a tense match, I would probably prefer JRS consistency over anything flashy. However, I would love to be able to crack the ball and own the point like HW has the opportunity to do every time he has a look at a shot.
really nice critique. i agree with your assessment. flashy looks great and gets all the lesbian chicks but consistency and solid play works everytime. it'd be interesting to see them play a set and see which play reigns supreme - iron chef style.