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Old 01-20-2013, 09:13 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by dominikk1985 View Post
I'm not saying that they cannot hit it but they often lack Penetration.
You mean that maybe most don't have the strength (consistent explosive power) to consistently hit with enough topspin rpms to have the ball really take off after it hits the court? You might be right.

Originally Posted by dominikk1985 View Post
see schiavone. she basically uses an ATP FH (pronated Loop take back, across brushing with a closed racket face, ww finish)

but her FH is not really penetrating (on average, sometimes she crushes a ball). she is a small Person anyway so she is probably wasting her energy into spin (OK she still won a slam)
You think she would have had better results if she had concentrated on a flatter forehand, a la Chris Evert?
You might be right about that too. But Schiavone's game is game is pretty effective for clay I think.
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