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Old 01-17-2013, 03:16 PM   #103
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Originally Posted by dominikk1985 View Post
wrong era for him. his serve and FH are very powerful but his movement, BH and ROS is lacking.

I think on the fast 90s grass he could have won wimbledon. I think isner is one of the best servers ever, probably better than pete (2nd highest hold percentage ever despite the conditions of the courts).

of course he would still not be the favorite over pete or becker since those were much better players but I don't think his overall package is worse than krajicek or goran.
goran ivanisivic, a big server, didn't dominate the 90s and he had a much better ground and volley game than isner.

pros get used to fast serves and can adjust. isner is very poor apart from his serve. you need to break the other guy's serve to win matches.

also, goran was healthy in his 20s. isner is already falling apart unfortunately. would have been nice to see him play AO for variety's sake.
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