I've beaten them all many times. Here's a walkthrough for how to beat Sampras, Borg, and Agassi:
The short answer is no.
Andre can say what he wants but the fact still stands that Novak has a terrible record against Nadal at the French Open.
I'm not convinced that he'll retain his Wimbledon title either.
I think his greatest contribution to the game has been the reverse forehand (also known as the buggy-whip.)
It's undeniable that more players are using that shot now than ever before.
I see it at the pro, collegiate, rec, and junior levels. It's spread across the board.
This shot has gained...
E B A Y. I bought a pair of Nadal's French Open 2010 shoes for cheap ($40.00 shipping included.)
Best of all, they were in great condition 8.5/10 or 9/10 easily.
I use all of my stuff, so shoes don't last me more than about 12-18 months.
It shouldn't make that much of a difference. The semi-western grip accentuates the spin on the hand turn finish, but you can still do it with an eastern grip.
I can still hit high and flat with a semi-western grip (even though it's easier with an eastern.)
If you're having trouble, try...
The US Open 2009 final was a much greater loss for Federer than the Wimbledon 2008 final to Nadal. Fed came within 1 set of the grand slam (RG, Wimb, US, and AO straight.) Del Po was playing tremendous level tennis that year but let's face it, that was Federer's match to lose.
I think the 08...
Jeff's material is top notch. I would HIGHLY recommend it to someone who is serious about improving their game.
I especially love the Serve Secrets package. As soon as I bought it, I studied half of the course and noticed immediate improvements. More spin, better control, I started to develop...