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I remember watching as a kid when I didn't know tennis at all this guy for the entire French Open in 1994. I remember he made some exciting inside out forehand drives consistently and that was the reason he made the finals that year, I guess.

Although I don't remember how the rest of his game was, I want to know if he used the same grip as Rafael Nadal for the forehand.

Can somebody tell me?
 

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Berasategui had :retard: grips on forehand and backhand sides. :worship: A guy to remember for sure. Nadal in comparison to A.B. looks like the classical Federer.
 

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He can beat Nadal on clay.

Of course Nadal can beat Alberto.

Interesting match up.
 

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Berasategui had a grip that would seriously injure most people if they tried it. What a legend.
 
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Berasategui was one my favourite players when I started following tennis in the 90s. I loved his Hawaiian grip, and it was great that it allowed him to his forehands and backhands with the same side of the racket. His forward really did blaze a trail of destruction at RG in 1994 on his way to the final there. I have his semi-final against Magnus Larrson on DVD, and that was just awesome performance by him.
 

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the extremest western grip that ever made the top 10 for sure
 

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I've only seen one guy play with a Hawaiian grip. His arm was bent like a horseshoe. I can't even imagine how someone does that!!!
 

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