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View Poll Results: What Surface is the Best?

Grass, King of the Surfaces 49 55.68%
Clay, Dirty and Mucky, worst of all European 10 11.36%
Hard, how boring? 12 13.64%
Blue Clay, the true Fedtard option 6 6.82%
Carpet, It should return! (vote for this and you probably still have a mullet) 6 6.82%
Tesco lunch is just £2.50, beats the crap out of the McDonalds Meal deal eh? 3 3.41%
Surfaces will fall, along with Federer 2 2.27%
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Old 05-21-2004, 10:48 AM   #46
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Clay!
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clay and hard equally
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Old 05-21-2004, 11:31 AM   #48
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not clay!! I loathe it - compared to the others
It's grass for me. Kiyuku (?) or Buffalo I don't care ^_^
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Old 05-21-2004, 02:58 PM   #49
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Clay!!

But I like everything except indoor tennis.
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i like the red thingy
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i like hard and the carpet but i voted hard
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George, did bruguera play serve and volley in that match or he defeated rafter from the baseline??
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for watching (in order):
clay
grass
hardcourt


for playing myself:
indoor carpet (like it sooo much!)
but mostly I have to play on clay
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I like all the surfaces, the great thing about clay and grass is precisely that you do see different styles of play on each. It doesn't hurt that I like players who do well on at least one of them, although inevitably I favour grass a bit more since that's the Slam I grew up with and most of my top favourites play well there. That's probably why I like indoor tennis too, when the crowd is involved there's a great atmosphere and most of the time they are involved in Madrid and Paris because they have plenty of home players to root for.
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I like fast hard courts. I've never played on grass but i guess i'd love it. I don't like clay, but i try to enjoy the challenge.
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i enjoy all, probably grass the least to watch. but i do really enjoy playing on grass. i would say my favourite surface is prob clay or carpet
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George, did bruguera play serve and volley in that match or he defeated rafter from the baseline??
He defeated him mostly from the baseline, but he volleyed well when he needed to.

Rafter was trying to kick his serve out the forehand but Sergi moderating his swing and blocked a lot of them low to the incoming volleyer. Bruguera's backhand pass was on fire that day, the contrast between them was great Rafter all over the net, Bruguera with the passing shots, the angles crosscourt.

Rafter should have won the match really, he had chances and Bruguera won
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That was a terrific match even though I wanted Rafter to win. Contrast of styles was very interesting.
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Clay, of course.
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