Originally Posted by YellowBall77
I did notice in AO 2012 what you said about his forehand. In the 5th, I thought it might be over when his ball started getting real jumpy off the forehand side. Probably his only relative weakness on the ground aside from mediocre slice.
Yeh, He can't make the same impressive almost half volley strokes on the FH side that he can on the BH side. Fortunately, he's still young and fresh enough to somewhat fix aspects of his game. It's clear for example that he has superior skills at the net now compared to 2009/2010. His slice reminds me of Nadal's from a few years back; rarely threatening but accurate enough. It allows him to reset his positioning in a rally.
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