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Old 06-05-2012, 05:53 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Sid_Vicious View Post
Not lack of speed. I think it is due more to lack of agility. There are some Tall players that can get from point A to B very quickly, but their big frames prevent them from changing directions laterally.
This ^.

And they also tend to be worse at moving forward to lower balls. Del Potro often amazes at how well he handles low, short balls with such a big swing but, in the long, it's more difficult for them. The longer a match or slower the court, the more movement shortcomings get highlighted.
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