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post #73 of (permalink) Old 04-06-2006, 01:52 AM
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Re: Fun in the boring mud! (the Clay Season thread)

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Originally Posted by Merton
Personally, i love clay court tennis. It is the terrain that favours most fitness, mental strength and strategic reasoning. Why boring? I remember a match between Costa and Canas at RG, after 3 hours they had just completed the 2nd set. It would require a hero not to take a nap watching that. I think clay court tennis provides an excellent training on point construction, something that would help on hard courts too.
Yeah, most of the latins and spaniards do very well in clay but this surface can be a bad option for great servers or players that hit pretty hard such as Roddick. Thats why fast surfaces like grass or hard help them a lot!

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