Originally Posted by Leena
The thing I admired most about him is how he always tried to improve on the faster surfaces, at least in his later years.
He'd play a completely different game for hardcourts, and while being far from the best at it, he would grind his way to wins. While playing on that crap had to be torture for his legs.
It was the hip that gave away, but he could only play on it for short period of times.
He had to change his game everywhere and not just for hardcourts and if he didn't change his game when he did, he would never have had the run in 1995.
If you ever want a video to get these are the ones:
Muster towelling Sampras indoors Essen 95
Muster bitchslapping Agassi in Davis Cup 90 ( I was there live for that one, too bad porker Skoff couldn't finish the job)