Originally Posted by kiki
One thing I remember is that, after watching a series of those BH, so perfect that Rosewall himself seemed bored, I decided for a game or two close eyes and just listen to the water like sound of his Bh.That was like the finest vibraphone set...listening to the sound, you just realized that a perfectly tamed shot had been produced and delivered.So good was that shot, that it was not only a delight to watch it but also to actually listening to it.
And I was astonished about the ease Muscles played sharp backhand shots. It was in 1992 near Hamburg when I watched Rosewall practicing and when I stood only 2 or 3 meters away from him...
I guess there are some reasons why I admire that player.