Originally Posted by PCXL-Fan
Obviously on average extremely tall player are not going to have the reaction timing (thus often coordination) in leg work compared to shorter players. Medically speaking it take appreciably longer for the very tall individuals impulses to travel from the brain down the nerves to the muscles. Which is why for most your fingers have a tiny bit better reaction timing then your toes.
Take a look at some of the tall players on tour, such as Karlovic.
if you look back on former pros with bad footwork you will probably mention mostly tall players.
this is one area where i believe the level has risen, that taller players today tend to have better footwork than in the past.