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    Why watching indoors tennis feel so bad?

    Only for people who don't mind how artificial it is. A lot more people mind than you think but they still consume the product because they have no other option for what it provides. It works in small doses but not as the main course. In the context of a tennis calendar having a few events...
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    Why is Europe so dominant over the rest of the world tenniswise?

    I think one thing that Europe could benefit from is being the single largest concentration of tennis talent. I don't exactly know the dynamics of tennis youth development but I can easily imagine a case where that proximity leads to positive outcome for overall talent development.
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    Mirka Federer. 40s vs. 20s?

    I'd pay to read this written in your native language.
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    Generally how much better are racquets now than they were 15+ years ago?

    Interesting. This flies in the face of what a lot of other responses have said.
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    Why watching indoors tennis feel so bad?

    Natural environmental conditions are supposed to be part of the game unless they make the game hazardous to play. They are something that modifies the technical strategic game to make it more interesting.
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    Why watching indoors tennis feel so bad?

    Because tennis is meant to be played outdoors.
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    No loop take back

    It seems like this is a matter of personal comfort more than anything tbh.
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    Generally how much better are racquets now than they were 15+ years ago?

    Where are you getting the 250 number from? Technology advancing rampantly out of control is an obvious thing to anyone noticing the absurd contrivances golf courses are going to to keep their layouts playable for professional tournaments. I should acknowledge the ball also plays a role in this...
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    Moving to Seattle Area

    Do remember that it is possible to play on almost any winter day it is not raining because daytime highs are rarely low enough to make being outside at that time uncomfortable once you are warmed up.
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    SW forehand

    Yes I was asking because the visualization of the swing I am making is what allows me to achieve this. I could not perform a Western FH until I realized I was supposed to be performing an underhand jab and fanning through contact rather than an overhand sidearm swing and swiping through contact...
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    No loop take back

    So "bent arm" = flexed elbow?
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    Mirka Federer. 40s vs. 20s?

    Interview made that pretty clear.
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    Is the need for a fairy tale happy ending an American thing?

    All this and you don't even mention colonialism lol.
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    Is the need for a fairy tale happy ending an American thing?

    Is the need to take subtle shots at America a European thing?
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