Originally Posted by pvaudio
Especially when he plays, the difference is what I see as Dimitrov swings at the ball whereas Fed swings through it as though it doesn't exist. It's uncanny, it's like Fed always dictates the behavior of the ball when he hits a forehand. In person, this is
You know what's "
inducing" when I watch Federer play? It's when he runs around his backhand on the ad court to hit a forehand, only to shank it or doesn't do anything with that forehand, while leaving the entire deuce court open.
When I see that, I do one of these instead:
Hit the backhand Federer! Even you said it's gotten a lot better over the years (and it has!).