Originally Posted by gino
... hate the sport. How many players to we see now-a-days who conform this mold and camp out on the baseline with some variant of a Babolat racket spinning groundstrokes over the net until the opposition crumbles.
To me that isn't tennis. Tennis should be a poetic expression of talent - most definitely at a more elite level. That being said, consistency is a part of our sport no matter what, but why do I feel like players in college turn into robots? ....
It's not the racquet.
It's the physicality, and the gradual slowing down of the balls and the courts. Though the defensive game
has been around for a long time, I agree, the game has changed. Not just college tennis. Tennis.