You’re all so desperate to justify in numbers your favourite. If tennis is just numbers it becomes pretty boring. Come on, if you ask pretty much any tennis player who they would like to be able to play like, they are not choosing a grinder like Djokovic or Nadal. Maybe the kids might like...
Time to put this to bed;
Over the last 20 years the 1 handed backhand has all but disappeared from top level junior tennis. I think we can all agree on that.
Only the most talented and dedicated juniors ever move to the professional ranks. I think we can all agree on that.
Only the most...
Huh. So if Fed wins a slam without facing Nadal that is Fed’s fault?
He beat the guy who beat Nadal, or more often he will have beaten the guy who beat the guy who beat the guy who beat Nadal.
Using Nadal’s early round losses as a stick to beat Federer with will never wash with sane poasters
Bit of a repeat of my earlier post but Fed raised the bar. It happens in athletics as well. Before roger bannister running a sub 4 min mile was considered impossible. The current mile record is 3:43.12.
Serves got big before Fed’s time but his all court play was a level up from anything that...
Nadal and Djokovic are so impressive. The way the run back and forth getting everything back, no matter how good and attacking the opponent. Short of building a wall at the net and having other players hit against it I don’t see how tennis could get any more exciting.
I would have thought that if high swing weight was proven as successful the trend amongst pro players would be upward rather than downward. Players are getting bigger and stronger but are not playing with a 900gm swing weight racquet?