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Old 01-06-2013, 07:42 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by Relinquis View Post
Please don't compare him to Sampras just yet; Pete had a gorgeous backhand, delicate touch at the net and great movement no matter how long the match. A more relevant comparison from that era would be Ivanisevic; remember, other pros broke his serve regularly on much faster surfaces without advanced string technologies.
Obviously Pete is one of the greatest ever! But Isner has the 2nd best stats for holding and these are on some very slow courts!!

This alone make him a tough match up for anyone but on 90's courts he would have been lethal
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