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Old 02-18-2013, 01:31 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by shakes1975 View Post
Regarding Sampras enjoying putting a beat-down. I don't think he really cared that much. That would probably explain why he dished out so few bagels/breadsticks to opponents. He was satisfied with a one-break-per-set gameplan. His OH was a show-off, I agree.
Read somewhere that Sampras knew he would hold serve, so he could afford to take chances on return games. Sometimes it paid off, most of the time it didn't. Hence, a lot of sets won with one break alone.

And the slam dunk was awesome. Aren't tweeners showing off too?
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