Rhyne Williams - Page 33 - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

Reply

Old 07-22-2013, 03:43 PM   #481
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Looking at the match tonight, I think the rallies will be similar to the ones in the Meister match. Denis plays a lot like Meister, but at a higher level. Good ball-striking from both wings (rock solid backhand), likes to play inside the baseline and pounce on short ball, and has good net skill. I can see Denis employ a lot of drop-shot especially if Rhyne chooses to stay behind the baseline. Denis will have the edge since Rhyne typically doesn't play well in hot outdoor conditions and is uncomfortable against aggressive flat hitters. The match will probably come down to Rhyne's forehand vs Denis' backhand. In their last meeting (AOWC Playoffs), Denis served for the match in the 2nd set and Rhyne kinda went into a ballbashing mode to come out victorious.
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 07-23-2013, 12:37 AM   #482
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

I'm hoping for a competitive match, but judging by the warm-up this might be a quick one (several errors off the forehand already ).
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 01:21 AM   #483
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

A couple of posts back, I said he is a not a complete ballbasher like Sock and Johnson and here he is playing like them with no real point construction Don't know what to expect from him anymore.
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 02:19 AM   #484
country flag GameSetMatch!
Registered User
 
GameSetMatch!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 191
GameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond reputeGameSetMatch! has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

He ended up winning 7-5 6-4 .
__________________
BRIAN BAKER, RYAN HARRISON AND FUTURE TOP PLAYER CHRISTIAN HARRISON
GameSetMatch! is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 02:38 AM   #485
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Disappointing performance for me actually. No constructive tennis at all
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 04:39 AM   #486
country flag jcempire
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Age: 32
Posts: 8,956
jcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond reputejcempire has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

LOL

This is very tough to make a call cause both guys very up and down

I hope one of young Americans could break into Top 20 but unfortunate neither one of Rhyne and Denis
__________________
GO Roger Federer, Juan Martin Del Potro, Andy Murray, Thomaz Bellucci, Kei Nishikori, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Milos Raonic, Jerzy Janowicz, Grigor Dimitrov, Dennis Novikov and Bernard Tomic

Nadal Nadal Nadal
jcempire is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 02:04 PM   #487
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Couple of thoughts from last night's match.

I felt like Rhyne was trying to be a showman rather than a tennis player. I hope he changes this mindset heading into the next match.

Rhyne has said many times that his best shot is the serve and it showed, 16 aces/3 dfs. It is normal to see him rack up a lot of aces, but to do so against a good returner is impressive. The good serving, along with Denis' self-destruction, is what really won him this match.

When up a break in the 2nd set, Rhyne looked like he was doing some experimenting and ended up being broken. Have seen him done it couple of times at the challenger level, but he might want to reconsider doing it at the ATP level.
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates

Last edited by SapELee : 07-23-2013 at 06:01 PM.
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 05:49 PM   #488
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Quote:
Originally Posted by jcempire View Post
LOL

This is very tough to make a call cause both guys very up and down

I hope one of young Americans could break into Top 20 but unfortunate neither one of Rhyne and Denis
I think you are expecting too much. I would consider us lucky if we can get one in the top 50.
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 07:51 PM   #489
country flag kidbourbon
Registered User
 
kidbourbon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 537
kidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Quote:
Originally Posted by SapELee View Post
A couple of posts back, I said he is a not a complete ballbasher like Sock and Johnson and here he is playing like them with no real point construction Don't know what to expect from him anymore.
At what point in the match did you write this post?

I mean, I guess I would have thought that Rhyne must have done something right in the match to get a straight set win over a guy like Kudla, especially since Kudla has been playing the best tennis of his career as of late. But I'm getting a little bit of debbie downer vibe from you. What did Rhyne do well?

ETA: besides serving well
__________________
Follow: @PseudoFed
http://pseudofedblog.com/
kidbourbon is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 08:32 PM   #490
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Quote:
Originally Posted by kidbourbon View Post
At what point in the match did you write this post?

I mean, I guess I would have thought that Rhyne must have done something right in the match to get a straight set win over a guy like Kudla, especially since Kudla has been playing the best tennis of his career as of late. But I'm getting a little bit of debbie downer vibe from you. What did Rhyne do well?

ETA: besides serving well

Early in the match, he ran around his backhand quite a bit to hit the forehand and didn't really try to properly construct points. Mostly just utilizing the slices (refused to hit the backhand which really irritated me). For the most part, he cruised through his service games b/c Kudla couldn't get the ball back into play (a lot of unreturnables). The first set was pretty even until 5-5 where Kudla had a loose game. In the 2nd set, Denis had a couple of early break points but Rhyne managed to hold with a combination of good plays and silly errors. Rhyne was actually less aggressive in the 2nd set. He saw that Denis was frustrated and just put the ball back into play waiting for errors. And he got plenty of donations, a lot of missed overheads. Rhyne used the dropshot quite a bit in the 2nd set which got him in trouble a couple of times (including one where he gave the break back at 4-3). But more errors from Kudla led to the final break.

In conclusion, the theme of the match is Rhyne's serve and Denis' errors.
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates

Last edited by SapELee : 07-23-2013 at 08:55 PM.
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2013, 02:48 PM   #491
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

I have a hard time seeing Rhyne getting past Hewitt. I highly doubt he will get as many free points like in his last match. Hopefully, he can put up a respectable showing.
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2013, 06:28 PM   #492
country flag kidbourbon
Registered User
 
kidbourbon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 537
kidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond reputekidbourbon has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Yeah, I don't think he'll win either. You never know, though.
__________________
Follow: @PseudoFed
http://pseudofedblog.com/
kidbourbon is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2013, 09:28 PM   #493
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

still mentally fragile I see
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2013, 10:41 PM   #494
country flag SapELee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
SapELee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 9,176
SapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond reputeSapELee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

67(6) 46 The match was very enjoyable, a lot of nice winners from both players. Rhyne saved a set point at 3-5 and was up 6-2 in the tiebreak Even though he lost, I'm proud of his performance. Happy that he didn't go haywire with the slices like the other day and actually hit backhands. Also, some nice shot-making
__________________
Rhyne & Jared



Tennis Account: https://twitter.com/ARhyneMoment
Youtube Channel: youtube.com/SapELee485
Rhyne's Picture Thread
Rhyne Williams FB Updates
SapELee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2013, 11:31 PM   #495
country flag Huckleberry Z.
Registered User
 
Huckleberry Z.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 299
Huckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond reputeHuckleberry Z. has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Rhyne Williams

Quote:
Originally Posted by SapELee View Post
I think you are expecting too much. I would consider us lucky if we can get one in the top 50.
in 2-3 years, Ryan Harrison, Denis Kudla, Jack Sock, and Rhyne Williams will all be in the top 50. Ryan has already been in the top 50, and at age 20, so it's no stretch to think he will make it back there.

At least one of those guys in a few years will be top 20.
Huckleberry Z. is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios