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post #174 of (permalink) Old 10-12-2012, 05:25 PM
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Re: Why are ballbashers seen more highly than defenders?

Originally Posted by Mark Lenders View Post
Making things happen > waiting for errors.

Besides, in this slow court era, there's much more merit in succeeding with a big hitting style than with an all-out defending/grinding style, to which the conditions are perfectly suited.

I also don't think Andy is A pusher, just an all around fella who's at his most confortable playing defensive tennis, I see that a lot whenever the opponent starts turning the tables, his natural reaction has been of switching to that pushing style. I do think that he's got quite the offensive game, a very fine one.

"In an era of specialists, you're either a clay court specialist, a grass court specialist, or a hard court specialist...or you're Roger Federer." - Jimmy Connors
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