Which is the longest possible single tennis play described in words?

07-29-2008, 12:35 PM
I once remember seing Tursunov hit a crazy winner with his back hand. He was playing doubles in this particular match.

The commentator went on to saying something to the extent of "Tursunov has just hot an over head single handed backhand winner dropshot...."

And if you see the play, indeed Tursunov did do all the things the commentator described in one play, this got me thinking, what is the longest play that can be described in words.

So far, I've come up with:

" A single handed backhand with top spin lob ending with a forehand volley dropshot."

Of course, the situation is rare, but it can happen.

Any longer single plays you can think of?

07-30-2008, 01:45 AM
yes. there are a lot of things you can do in a single action.

the racquet can fly out of your hand, the strings could break, the ball could hit the tape, bounce on it twice, then land on the other side, which then gets a bad bounce.

07-30-2008, 02:02 AM
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