Originally Posted by Metalica
Pete's serve because the serve is the only stroke where you're not affected by the opponent. You may have Fed's forehand but if your footwork, agility and speed aren't as good as his then you won't get similar result. The serve is also the most important stroke imo, so I'd think having an amazing serve would help me win more than having an amazing forehand.
that's like saying you may have Pete's serve, but if you don't have Pete's shoulders, you won't get similar result.
If the serve is the most important stroke, hundreds of clay courters in the 90s must've missed the memo. or Agassi, when he won his 8 slams.