View Single Post
Old 12-06-2005, 03:41 AM   #19
FiveO
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dmastous
Chip and Charger examples; Paul Annacone & Pam Shriver. Neither had much a baseline game, so they came in on everything.
Serve/Volley; there are many in this catagory, Becker (though he fancied him self a basline basher at times and it go him in trouble) & Tim Mayotte are two more.
Good examples on Annacone and Shriver.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dmastous
I would use Micheal Chang as a baseline retriever, but wanted to be more a counter puncher. Miloslav Mecir was also a retriever.
Mecir is another. I would add Amanda Coetzer.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dmastous
Were would you catagorize Kimiko Date? She was something of a retriever, but hit flat pinpoint winners that constantly surprized her opponents.
Personally I would categorize Date as a counter-puncher.
FiveO is offline   Reply With Quote