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post #780 of (permalink) Old 10-01-2011, 08:40 AM
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Re: Player/Coach Changes (Henri Leconte coaching Monfils)

Originally Posted by fast_clay View Post
indeed it is excellent news... leconte was an exquisite shotmaker... he was clownish yellow in colour yes, but a shotmaker first and foremost... monfils is part showman in the making but clown blood runs far too thick in his veins... running 2kms a point for laughs doesn't make anybody giggle and after three consecutive points of self inflicted abuse the people just bow their heads and think 'you poor sick c**t'... especially when monfils can spank a ball with ease... if leconte can transfer just one ounce of shotmaking mojo into monfils style then i think this combo is charlie sheen...
I don´t know...I liked LEconte, like you said, he was a true shotmaker witn an etertaining character, a nice player to watch. But I feel Monfils might benefit more from someone who has a more workman-like approach to the game. Someone like Gilbert comes to mind. I know it will never happen, but something like that would benefit Le Monf more, i think.
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