Originally Posted by cc0509
I still believe in Kvitova because she is super talented. I think what is holding her back is all mental and she does not like the fame and pressures associated with being the top player. I hope she can and wants to work it all out because her tennis is sublime when she is playing her best. I think Kvitova is the only one who would be able to give Serena any trouble if Kvitova was playing her very best.
No, what is holding her back is conditioning. She gets gassed quickly and her asthma is complicated by poor fitness. Not being confident in her fitness, she goes for low-margin shots over and over when she could win a majority of rallies with just 75% paced-shots, they would be good enough anyway.