Nalbandian was one of not many players whose backhand was so good that he could dominate with it as much as with his (very solid)forehand.
I guess Nadal forehand is a complete package of power top sin as well as control so that's why he prefers it might be acc. to meIncredible 2 hander, I still think Nalbandian’s forehand was better though.
of course if you’re ranking his strokes versus the field his backhand would be ranked better than his forehand
I WAS ANALYZING NOVAKS AND RAFAS GAMEPLAY A LITTLE BIT AND 1 COMMON THING I NOTICED WAS THAT THEY BOTH CONVERT BACKHAND BALLS AND HIT A FOREHAND BUT BOTH OF THEM HAVE A GREAT BACKHAND AND CAN EASILY DOMINATE THE OPPONENTS SO WHY THEY GO FOR CONVERTING OF SHOTS ?
thanks manMaybe this article will help the OP understand as the %s are higher to win the point when you hit an inside FH from the BH corner even for those with the best BHs.
A few weeks ago, I offered a “first look” at the down-the-line backhand. I offered a stack of Match Charting Project-based stats showing how often players opted to play that shot, what …www.tennisabstract.com
I guess Nadal forehand is a complete package of power top sin as well as control so that's why he prefers it might be acc. to me