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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    I know, reading is complicated, but please, do me a favor and try to read these 2 lines: Having muscles will translate as well into this player being able to exercise strength. But training strength, doesn't translate into acceleration. And this is where my opinion is: strength has little to no...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    right, you don't even know what I said precisely and in which thread. so, I'll repeat for you. starting with an explanation, a-la pace for dummies. Imagine that player A doesn't have any muscles, only bones (skeleton). Will this player be able to transfer the mass to the ball? probably not...
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    So Why Are So Few TTW Big 3 Fans Watching The New Davis Cup Finals?

    right, let's say that WTF is an exho event, then claim that is a real event. let's compare WTF popularity with yellow press let's claim that police follows criminals because they enjoy doing so, not because they get paid and claim that these are irrefutable facts. dude, you're hilarious. keep...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    please quote where I claim that strength is IRRELEVANT or you are a BS-ter.
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    So Why Are So Few TTW Big 3 Fans Watching The New Davis Cup Finals?

    dude, try to read your text before making statements. I agree that it's difficult to keep track of all the BS you're posting, but this is relatively fresh one, so you could just scroll a bit up. Either way, here you go. At least WTF is a real event. Why I don't see "compared to ..." But I see...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    I won't tell you if this is true or not, as I'm not a top tennis player. but, from various sources, the hints are that the times when a tennis player could afford to skip the gym are long gone. since Agassi went to gym, to improve his baseline rallies, this was copied. I recall one interview...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    at least I have a logic and don't contradict myself. 8-B
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    So Why Are So Few TTW Big 3 Fans Watching The New Davis Cup Finals?

    Dude, you are hilarious in contradicting yourself. First you call WTF an Exho event, now you call it real. P.S. I'm sure ATP will review the calendar based solely on your opinion. keep making me laughing, you're really good at it.
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    a statement that can't be backed by data is an opinion. a statement backed by data is a fact.
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    or perhaps you don't understand how pace is created. an increase in mass often results in decrease of acceleration. empirical data suggests that tennis players are far from looking like bodybuilders. while your assumption suggests that a bodybuilder would generate higher pace, hence would have...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    I think someone mentioned earlier that the fastest registered 2HBH is at 176 km/h, by Nalbandian. Do you have any data to support the claim that 1HBH is more powerful Edit. I think in 2018, I have seen an interesting stat at one of the clay masters, displaying that Zverev average speed clocked...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    by your logic tennis players should look like bodybuilders, except that they don't. acceleration and strength are not synonyms.
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    my vote is no. The pace of the ball has little to no connection to the strength one applies. Rather it is: acceleration of the racket (RHS) * the mass the player efficiently can pass to the ball A very simplistic explanation would say: the swing on FH is faster -> higher pace
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    Assume for a second that the FH is same, movement, serve, return etc. are same. The only difference is BH. Do you think most pros would crave to play vs an opponent with Djokovic BH or Zverev BH as opposed to Gasquet BH, Thiem BH, Wawrinka BH? When I think how often Zverev hits his DTL backhand...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    my list of 2HBH players was not limited to these players. It was rather a point that yes, there are some players with exceptional 1HBH, but that's not the rule for 1HBH. Just like a few players who mastered 2HBH to exceptional level, doesn't mean that everyone can do so. But peak for peak - in...
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    Are players better with a 1 or a 2 handed backhand these days?

    Most one-handers wouldn't be able to compete with Gasquet, Wawrinka and Thiem 1HBH. Nalbandian, Safin, Agassi, Djokovic, Zverev could.
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    Gravity Tour: Good Comfort?

    you're probably referring to 16x20? MP? as for me, the discomfort related to Gravity was probably due to transition from playing many years with frames that have very different specs, as more hours with Gravity resulted in no discomfort.
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    4.5 In search for the "Holy Grail"

    please correct me if I am wrong, but heavy frame is not a synonym of injury free. while there are voices claiming that most if not all injuries come from lightweight and stiff frames strung with poly strings, once a while one can see posts about similar injuries that happened with wooden frames...
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    Gravity Tour: Good Comfort?

    I'm saying that one might need more than 1 or 2 hours to make a judgment about the frame. If I had only 1 hour with Gravity MP, and it would come after let's say "regular training period with PA" I would dismiss it, as it caused me some discomfort with the right wrist, which wasn't there when I...
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    is this the entire explanation, or perhaps there were some other factors that played a role? just brainstorming. - change of surfaces - change of racket technology, e.g. wood -> composite materials -> bigger head size resulting in higher pace - technique improvement, when young guns would...
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    oh no, are you saying that the GAS happened initially around years 1973 - 1974 and then the "reverse" GAS happened in 1978? how dare you! :)
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    Gravity Tour: Good Comfort?

    I played with Gravity Tour for two consecutive weeks, and Gravity MP for not consecutive 2 weeks. Background, since a few months I have discomfort / pain in the left wrist when hitting BH, and as it gets stronger, I am looking to switch from PA. Tour. During the first session, or perhaps first...
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    Gravity Tour: Good Comfort?

    I don't get this "Head games the RA". MxG was at like 70 RA? Radical line is at 68 RA? Prestige at 65-66? those are similar to Babolat numbers.
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    right. says the person who believed that police follows criminals because they like to do so, or for justice, but not for salary. says the person who compared London WTF (World Tour Final) popularity with yellow press. what can I say - this is Logic, with a capital L.
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    dude, do you know the difference between gross income and net income? if not, let me open a secret for ya. say, a person is a trucker, working on his / her own. makes 250'000 USD per year as fees for transporting goods. That's the gross income. Minus expenses, fuel, tyres, truck maintenance...
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    Again, depends on point of view. If a former pro, made 300'000 USD / year as prize money, but has to pay for travel arrangements, taxes, and many other costs, remaining with let's say 50'000 USD net, or same pro can be once a while expert at local TV, or plain and simple be a very expensive...
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    did you play tennis at pro level? one can assume that having enough money -> retirement or one can assume that as long as a pro can make money, the pro will keep playing -> no voluntarily retirement both assumptions are logical, it simply depends on point of view. Looking at many examples in...
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    money can change scheduling decision for example, isn't it? instead of playing 30 tournaments per year, focus on 20-25 events -> a healthier body for a longer period of time money can change the way one takes care about recovery after match. You know, many things cost money, starting with...
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    "Today's 33 is our 27." - Ivan Lendl explaining the Great Age Shift in tennis.

    what a narcissism. you're hilarious, together with your so called "arguments".
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    Bonjour from Babolat: Part Trois

    thanks for the specs. Either way, comparing that old PC, which was strung with different strings, and I played at younger age, is not fair vs current situation. Currently, facts are: -> since some time during the summer, I started to have pain in the left wrist (I am a righty) -> feeling it...
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