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post #22 of (permalink) Old 10-04-2012, 08:36 PM
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Re: Dolgopolov: illness and clownship

the illness is unfortunate but what's always bothered me with Dolgopolov is the serve.

Who taught him to serve? self-learned? It's not a solid serve. Not enough consistency when you sometimes play entire sets with like 30%-40% FS. Sometimes burn like every first serve in a game/entire tiebreak.

It's just unnecessary. Too much risk in that low toss and quick motion. He should take a year or two and change it even if it costs him in the short run. It'd be worth it for the rest of his career.
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