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Old 11-29-2012, 03:52 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Frankc View Post
I have seen a few clips here and there , and Orantes seems to glide around the clay. Remember his US Open victory over Connors, but little else.

Appreciate any insights/thoughts about his talents and play when at his best... My impression was that he was a great sportsman... Thanks...
No real stroke weaknesses. Perhaps the best touch of any player I've ever seen. When he was "on" the ball seemed to be on a string. He could beat anyone on clay and wasn't bad on other surfaces. But he was best on clay.
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