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View Poll Results: Who's got the best volley?
Roger Federer 22 43.14%
Tim Henman 22 43.14%
Taylor Dent 1 1.96%
Andy Roddick! 0 0%
Other ATP Player 6 11.76%
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post #1 of 42 (permalink) Old 12-23-2003, 11:26 PM Thread Starter
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Who has the best volley in men's tennis

Which current player has the best volley on the men's tour?
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umm...... I feel like a lot of great volleyers were left off the list I'll go with Henman from these choices, I guess.....

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Best Volley

I pick Any Roddick
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I've seen so many quotes recently from players/ex-players saying Tim's volley is the best in the game right now, so there's my vote.

BTW I'm not sure it was quite fair to put Andy on the list Fedex (especially with an exclamation after his name). His volley is improving, but nobody would claim it's up there with the best.
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Re: Best Volley

Oh look, I wonder which option was put on the poll just to enable another tedious tide of criticism... if you pick any Roddick, do you nominate elder brother John then?

If we're talking about young Americans, then Fish probably has as good a volley as Dent - it's been said that he has the best backhand volley of any two-handed backhand player. The French are also pretty good around the net, by and large, apart from the one-dimensional baseliners like Mathieu. Anyhow, my vote definitely goes to Henman, he inherited the mantle of best volleyer from Rafter and deservedly so.

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Re: Who has the best volley in men's tennis

It's definitely between Henman and Federer, but I chose Federer...

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Re: Who has the best volley in men's tennis

Oh i probobly should have put Pete and Pat, but these were the main guys i could think of for current players, as both Pete & Pat are retired
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Re: Who has the best volley in men's tennis

Santoro has the best volley of the two handers.

This poll only shows how far the art of volleying has declined.
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Cant believe i forgot Fish. his volley deserves metioning.) Although i dont think its quite as good as Federer's or Henman's
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i think henman is good but i think mirnyi is also good as a volleyer!!! dun forget he's one of the top doubles players!!!

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No Fish's volleys aren't as good... but he also hasn't been around as long. He's had his first good year this year and will only get better.... it's kinda hard to compare I think. I dunno, I don't think Federer's is the best Dent is definitely impressive and really how could he be bad since he does it pretty much ALL the time lol

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Re: Who has the best volley in men's tennis

I'm a bit biased because Henman is my favorite. But even if that weren't the case, I think I would still give Henman my vote. His volley game is the more complete one of the choices listed.

Although, I do agree with both Sjengster and Star. Fish has as good of a volley as Dent, and definitely better than Roddick's. And Santoro - he has a great volley game as well.

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Re: Who has the best volley in men's tennis

Max Mirniy, Mark Philippoussis??? Aren't they worth mentioning?

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I think Andy was put in the poll as a joke, hence the exclamation point. As Sjengster said, just for another opportunity diss him. Let's resist the temptation

So isn't Tim such a great volleyer!!?!?!?

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Dont know if its the best...but Jonas is quite good.

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