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Old 10-03-2012, 01:12 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by BruceG View Post
The only women who ever moved as beautifully and effortlessly as Mandlikova were Goolagong and Bueno. Martina Hingis was a compact and smooth hitter but she was like a robot compared to Hana and as an athlete she simply wasn't in the same stratosphere as Mandlikova. I mean, that's like comparing a race horse to a cart horse.

When Hana was on she could hit winners off everything and beat anyone in the world from any part of the court. When she was off she could lose to anyone. Her game was very delicate and didn't have the same margin for error as Martina or Chris. She was a better shot-maker than either of them but didn't have their determination or drive.
movement like Goolagong i would agree
Bueno, im happy to say im too young to have seen her play, other than on video
the comparison to Hingis i dont see
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