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Old 02-20-2010, 06:04 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Moose Malloy View Post
Pretty much all of Graf's bh winners were either passing shots or drop shots. I don't think I've ever seen her hit more drop shots.

As to Hingis, her stats in this match surprised me. Maybe she had more power off the ground than she is given credit for(or maybe Graf's power is a bit overrated, esp in the context of the late 90s generation)
I don't think her power is overrated, have many of her tapes and have all of the rackets she played with and to produce those serves and forehands in the 88/93 period with the Dunlop Max 200G is amazing. That was such a non-flexible racket. Her power is a different one than the power generated through the rackets.
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One thing they ([B]Roger Federer & Steffi Graf[/B]) have in common: they scare(d) the crap out of their opponents when at the top. that's the kind of weapon you can't teach at the local club. and they use(d) it to perfection.
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