Originally Posted by BTURNER
If you put Nastase in today's tennis world, which so marginalizes personality and creativity to the worship of sports pschology, statistical and computer analysis and constant discipline to squeeze every mental advantage and crush any distraction. Will any top coach stay a week with HIM? Will his talent be smothered and his risk taking spirit punished to the point he'd never pick tennis as an outlet for his personality in the first place?
I believe that Nastase--if he could win, and keep winning--would change the nature of the game. He would make it come to him, to respect his flamboyancy and move away from "computer analysis and constant discipline."