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07-10-2012, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Deficient Mode View Post
Serena wasn't running over people though; her serve was just about the only part of her game working early on in the tournament. Federer's back problem kept him from hitting more aces; his average serve speed was way down this year. And as much as women are worse servers on average, they're also worse returners with shorter reach. It's not embarrassing at all.
Nope. Still embarrassing.

Yeah, fair enough, I agree with everything you've just said, but the truth is, the men's grass court tennis has basically become clay v2.0.

Long gone are the days of the explosive Sampras, Ivanisevic, Becker, Edberg, etc, type-tennis... it's all gotten so slow, it's really a great pity the ATP decided to take that month of grass and serve-and-volley play away from us - especially since they had the rest of the year to enjoy the whole stick to the baseline thing.

Basically, I miss my old Wimbledon...

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