Originally Posted by Chillaxer
But the weirdness of doing it really high on big points, with people looking up into the sun, could get to an opponent under pressure, like Changs underarm serve at the French. I think there may be an element of guilt in winning a point so ugly.
You see it more frequently on the WTA. Patty Schneider was a good moonballer. It probably is not that effective against men.
Also remember that pro tennis is about entertainment. They need to show a high level of play excuse the pun. It is not just about tennis, but also about the image.