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  1. Santoro071

    Are your Racquet & Bag the same Brand?

    Yes. A couple of Yonex RDS racquets, and a Black Yonex 6-pack bag.
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    How many mains and crosses have you broken in one shot?

    The best I've done is 4 mains/0 crosses right at the top of the head. I was going for a hard flat serve down the T.
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    Patrick McEnroe - worst commentator in the game?

    PMac isn't the best, but he's far from the worst.
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    what is your tennis shoe brand?

    Adidas, Barricade IV's and Tirand II's.
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    Take it on the rise or take it at the highest point?

    If I wanted to put it away, I'd hit it at its highest point to get a better angle. I could also hit it on the rise to one of the corners to set up an easy volley as my next shot and put it away then.
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    the height of serve toss

    Its about 1x my body height. It looks a lot higher with the knee bend before the swing.
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    what kind of forehand grip do you use?

    Recently switched from eastern to semi-western. Its helped my consistency with keeping the ball in, especially the short balls.
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    What do you think of this court.

    Looks like Roger's aware of the edge as it appears he is foot faulting :)
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    white at wimbledon

    They would just come out white anyway :p
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    white at wimbledon

    They almost didn't allow Nadal to wear his "pirate pants" last year I thought. But they decided to allow it in the end as long as it was white.
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    Scotty Doesn't Know

    Awesome song/movie :grin:
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    Hard Hitters vs. Spin Doctors

    I think a hard hitter would be more effective only because with spin doctors/junkballers I find there is a lot more time to react.
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    If you could be sponsored...

    Yonex, its simply what I use.
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    Tees or Collared shirts for Tennis?

    No collar for me, I use t-shirts.
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    what racquet do you use

    Yonex RDS 001/002
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    Sports Drinks

    It contians electrolytes in the form of potassium and its so much tastier than just plain water. Coconut water is my "sports drink" of choice :p I just dilute it very slightly with purified water and I'm good to go.
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    Sports Drinks

    Gatorade and about a gallon of coconut water.
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    What Brand of RacQuet do you use?

    Yonex. I just love the feel.
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    Mind Game - What do you think about between points?

    Its always something tennis related. It can be past points, future points, mechanics, etc.
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    Masterclass in fluidity

    Great vids, thanks for shareing.
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    Prediction: Ferrer to upset Fed

    I think Federer will take him.
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    Hammer grips vs pistol grip on the 1 hand backhand

    I've always used a hammer grip, but it doesn't seem to me like there would be a specific advantage in using either grip.
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    What racquet tricks do you do?

    I can bounce the ball on the frame a few times but thats about all I've got. I think I'll work on my Blake flip next time I practice :)
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    Federer looks bloated

    I'd say that its from the lighting and because he is in motion. Cause there's no difference in his arms.
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    Walmart Starter shorts

    Thanks for the tip. I'll be sure to take a peek at my local wal-mart.
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    Is this a pic of a cracked frame?

    It looks like it could just be the paint to me. But its kinda hard to tell without seeing it in person.
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    IHBH Poll: Which wing is stronger?

    I'll have to go with forehand on this one for most people.
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    My Racquet History -- What's yours?

    1991-1994 -Prince Junior 1994-2007 -Prince Series 90 Pro 2007 -Yonex RDS 001 Mid -Yonex RDS 002 Tour
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    Will Nadal ever be beaten on clay?

    I think he'll lose sometime this year for sure.
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    How do the pros check the calls on the hard courts without spot shot?

    Like others have said, when you hit the ball hard enough, it will leave a green scuff mark on hard courts. And thats what you see the pro's looking for when they walk over to where a ball just landed when their not sure.
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