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Old 01-13-2013, 10:18 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Sid_Vicious View Post
The amount of generic and ugly 2 handed backhands is higher now than ever before. Complete opposite of the 90s when a lot of guys had hideous one handed backhands. It is not just the americans, guys like Ferrer, Tsonga, Monfils, Granollers, Monaco, Troicki etc. have average and ugly 2 handed backhands.
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Originally Posted by Relinquis View Post
I don't buy the hardcourt excuse. the previous era had americans with strong backhand and the courts were even faster!
Backhands in general are weaker. A good backhand, or a player with a better backhand, is an outlier to start with. Our opinions are just biased from watching too many top players, who by default will have better backhands than the average player, or even the average pro player.
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