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Old 01-10-2013, 11:35 AM   #122
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Originally Posted by Relinquis View Post
sureshs,

a couple of quick questions:

- do you play tennis, even recreationally?
- have you seen pros play live? male pros.

tennis viewed from the angle that is broadcast on most TV channels is very different from being court-side. you lose a lot of perspective and basically have very little idea of what kind of shot the players are hitting from that angle and how they are moving.

to see what i mean, check out these warm-up/practice points.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyGpK3Kd1GU

They look far more intense, complicated and have a lot more subtleties that most matches shown on TV because the angle is more realistic.
Great vid(s) Relinquis. Roddick has awesome technique. Thanks.

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Originally Posted by Relinquis View Post
strategy matters, otherwise you wouldn't have 30 year olds double bageling 23 year olds at the pro level.
I would rather say it that strategies matter because good players use strategies. They use strategies as a guide to producing a competitive edge from some existing condition or situation.
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