Originally Posted by Sabratha
At least in 2004 it wasn't an absolute grind fest like it is now.
It was still all-around baseline bashing, just more offensive in nature.
They may have slowed the conditions more since then but it's a moot point, variety of different match-ups/surfaces was already gone (not just due to slowing down of the conditions but that is one of the main reasons).
90s conditions were perfect in my eyes, 2000+ weren't/aren't.