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Old 12-22-2012, 09:20 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by Cindysphinx View Post

...I find myself doing some seriously ghastly footwork for overheads sometimes.

...You would think women would be better at overheads. I mean, we tend to be shorter, have a lower center of gravity. We ought to be able to scurry back for overheads like crabs.

...But no. We waddle backward like ducks.
Take heart Cindy, you can do it! One of the best players in women's tennis, Rosie Casals, was diminutive but had a great OH. Even men players like Ilie Nastase, who she won two Wimby mx'ed titles with, would defer to her OH.

http://www.tennisfame.com/hall-of-famers/rosie-casals

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemary_Casals
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