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03-07-2013 06:54 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

When Ernests was "on" in 2010 his serve was pretty impressive.
03-07-2013 06:45 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

isner for his 2nd serve, almagro for having a (relatively) big serve that works with his clay game

kuerten from previous eras, moya also
03-07-2013 09:14 AM
Re: Best servers on clay

Almagro should have been mentioned more than once here.
03-07-2013 09:11 AM
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03-07-2013 07:10 AM
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03-07-2013 05:12 AM
Re: Best servers on clay

Isner definitely.

But let me say that Nadal has a very good serve on the clay with the spin.
03-07-2013 12:03 AM
Re: Best servers on clay

Obviously Isner.

Not that there's much merit in what he does.
03-06-2013 11:58 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

If we're talking only about the serve - Isner.
03-06-2013 11:39 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

Soderling had impressive power which penetrated through the dirt. But it's not always reliable. Once he misses the first, he is vulnerable on the second.

Isner has the 2nd serve kicker which is exaggerated even more so on clay, making it almost impossible to return unless you leap like a metre up in the air to get it.
03-06-2013 11:29 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

Originally Posted by GSMnadal View Post
Isner's kickserve is ridiculous
03-06-2013 09:07 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

Soderking and Verkerk were also kinda strong with their serves
03-06-2013 09:03 PM
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03-06-2013 09:02 PM
Re: Best servers on clay

For nowadays tennis It's Ferrer and Rafa. Just my thought
03-06-2013 08:23 PM
Brick Top
Re: Best servers on clay

Isner! Served teh shit out of Nadal 2 years ago.
03-06-2013 08:21 PM
Wing Man Frank
Re: Best servers on clay

Originally Posted by Mark Lenders View Post
Isner is unquestionably the best ever server on clay. He beat Federer, took Djokovic to 5 and was relatively close to beating Nadal at FO with basically an all-serve game (or close to it). His first serve is great but his kick serve is absolutely ridiculous, when he's serving well you basically have to wait for him to miss sitters to win the match, it's almost impossible to get any decent returns in.
Sadly I agree with this gimp.
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