Originally Posted by Vinceremo
I've earned some more respect for Viola this season, he's fighting more and finds way to win matches that, on paper, he should lose comfortably. He's weaponless though, no denying in that, which makes (even more) Beck's returning numbers look worse.
Quick question Filo, I'm wondering now why you seem to be very supportive of fair play but have these totally opposite feelings towards Odesnik and Beck. You're constantly calling Odesnik a cheater and, imo, that's understandable because of his particular case but Beck actually tested positive for a banned substance that has been used by many athletes who were firmly sanctioned. Now, I'm well aware of it's differences with gh but, still, doesn't seem too coherent.
That's just about right. Viola style isn't impressive, but is effective. I've always thought of him as a pure claycourter, but his quick swinging helps him even at this super-fast surface.
IMO he deserves more respect.