Originally Posted by the hack
imo, lots of amateurs ruin their game trying to emulate pros when they (the amateurs ) don't have what it takes to play the pro game of today. Learn how to play with Eastern grips and enough spin to control your shots. if you can do this then maybe you will be able to move up to a pro style game. in the meantime most of us would win a lot more if we could play a fraction as smart as Chris Evert.
Amateurs dont have what it takes to play the pro game? Amateurs never face the type of ball a pro experiences. They can still use technique that pros use, be it at a much slower pace.. dont know why they need to use an eastern grip because they are amateurs. Having said this, i use an eastern grip myself