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Old 01-09-2013, 11:20 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by Ash_Smith View Post
why?

During the era of serve and volley tennis was the game not played "straighter" - less width on the ball?
Yes it was.
You can see in virtually any pro match today where there is much more east west court coverage than in past, top spin angles landing at the service line moving opponents well out of the court. Didn't happen in a jimmy connor / kevin curren match.
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