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Old 05-02-2013, 02:06 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by rfedererfan View Post
Thanks for all the replies. So i need to go drop shot+lob, chip and charge, go backhand to backhand, basically go Santoro on his ***, seems simple enough..
Yeah, it's really all you can do. The strategy is also known as "rope-a-dope". Basically, hit a "weak" shot in the hopes of drawing a weak-to-average response from your opponent... which allows you to hit a stronger shot.

I think the "drop-lob-drop-lob" is the most prevalent rope-a-dope strategy. But the chip backhand to chip backhand is also one... for sure.
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