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post #61 of 261 (permalink) Old 02-22-2012, 11:02 AM
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Re: Are you glad that Serve & Volley is pretty much extinct now?

The question is whether you are glad it is extinct, not whether you're glad it no longer dominates. That's a distinction even the denizens of MTF should be able to grasp. I can't see how it's good for any style of play to die out.

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Re: Are you glad that Serve & Volley is pretty much extinct now?

Neutral. I wouldn't say it's extinct though; no one is going to play with wooden racquets again, that's for sure, but they could very easily speed up the courts at any time in the future.

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Someone should put pressure on the organizers....
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No, it's awful. I'm not even a fan of it but it would be nice to have a wide variation of players now. Also sucks that 4 of the top 5 are defensive baseliners now to be fair too.
Who are the top 4 "defensive baseliners" and who and what is the other one?
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Who are the top 4 "defensive baseliners" and who and what is the other one?
Hyper mega hard to find that answer.
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The lack of variety is horrendous as I speak on this day - the 22nd of February 2012

S/V tennis has its majestic brilliance and the going for broke style net charging gets me giddy with RAGE - nothing does it more than players risking it all in a kamikaze style of play - I absolutely love it.

But it is now almost extinct, which I hate, which is why it must remain this way. The lack of variety and grinding crapness of tennis today fill my RAGE cores - it WILL continue to be this awful and I WILL remain energized.

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Who are the top 4 "defensive baseliners" and who and what is the other one?

Djokovic. He is the only one with variety at the moment in the top 4.
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There's a difference between 'all-serve' guys and S/V players. Henman and Rafter are good examples, they had good serves but what made them so exciting was their approach play and amazing reactions up at the net. Guys like philippoussis, Goran etc were less exciting but those kind of guys are still around today, Isner the best example.

When people say they miss S/V they don't want it to dominate or anything, they just want a more even field where you can see different styles of tennis clashing. Thats the real beauty of the sport. I'd compare it to boxing with an Ali/Frasier etc. Imagine how awesome watching Nadal at his height against Edberg on an oldschool Wimbledon surface would've been.

I love all aspects of TENNIS.

Federer - The Artist
Murray - The Tactician
Nalbandian - The Ballstriker
Llodra - The S/V
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Djokovic. He is the only one with variety at the moment in the top 4.

Roger Federer - Martin Klizan - Lukas Lacko - Milos Raonic - Fernando Verdasco

Dustin Brown - Nick Kyrgios - Norbert Gombos - Stanislas Wawrinka - Dominic Thiem
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Also Djokovic is a defensive baseliner you guys, the only top guy he looks like the attacker against is Nadal.

I love all aspects of TENNIS.

Federer - The Artist
Murray - The Tactician
Nalbandian - The Ballstriker
Llodra - The S/V
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There are 2 aggressive players in the whole tennis history
Nadull n Novak.

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Llodra / Stakhovsky looks pretty boring...
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Re: Are you glad that Serve & Volley is pretty much extinct now?

wish for the day real tennis comes back

i dont believe it should be all s&v
or all baseline

but a combination of both

sampras early 90s-
early 2000s federer
murray (yeah really) when he used to be super agressive- absolute joy to watch

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