Crushing It. [pics]


quick: somebody get pics of 3.5 players crushing the ball to prove TTPS’s point that the pros dont hit it that hard
To be fair, if I got a pro photographer to constantly take pictures of me hitting as hard as I can with no regard to where the ball lands, after a few hours there's probably going to be at least one decent ball crushing picture in there.


Hall of Fame
ITF Journeymen can crush it too!

Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul (current world #621 in singles)

Alexander Cozbinov (current world #820 in singles)

Muhammad Althaf Dhaifullah (no current ranking)


What is the percentage of other players really looking at the ball/area of impact? 0? 5?
In all fairness, you're legally blind at that moment. So while impressive, as long as you keep your head still at impact in order not to upset your balance, you should be fine. It's not exactly as if Federer wasn't known for his colossal shanks every once in a while... You could say his head and eyes jump early at where he expects to make contact instead of looking forward. Interesting read below, albeit a bit old.

Anyway, back on topic. Ashleigh Barty.

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