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Who was /is more natural on grass - Hewitt or Djokovic

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Well?
 

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Nole is the greater green claycourter.
 

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Oh me love this kind of questions. I really like geography . Topography is my favorite.

Lets see. Hewitt comes from predominantly desert continent with dry summers and non existent winters. So naturally speaking Aussie have mostly savanna for grass.

On the other side we have continental weather with hot summers and cold winters and well distributed rain patterns. Known for its emerald mountains . (since emerald hills are reserved for Eire and rightfully so, but not exclusively ). So me guess the right answer for it to be Djokovic. Since we have naturally more grass around.

 

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Hewitt by a mile and a half.
 

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Hewitt is the more natural mover and player on grass but Djokovic is simply a better player overall so in the end has had more success on grass despite it not being his most natural surface.
 

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It all depends on what you mean by "natural" really.
Hewitt is much more confortable moving on grass and has a better understanding of the surface's dynamics than Djokovic, who struggles just to stay on his foot at Wimby :rolleyes:
However, Djokovic is obviously the superior player overall, and that makes up for his uneasiness on grass.
If they played each other there I don't think Hewitt would stand much of a chance, but I don't know if that makes Djokovic a more "natural" player or not. If I go by my own subjective interpretation of that word, which is a mix of feeling confortable, moving well, having a game that benefits from that specific surface more than from others and being able to use its properties to your advantage then I should conclude that Hewitt is actually the more "natural" grass player.
 

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Wimby grass has slowed down. Hewitt dealt with SVers like Sampras, Rafter and Henman in his day on quick grass court. I think Novas would struggle against them.
 

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Hewitt is definitely the more natural.

His flat ground strokes are totally suited to the skidding grass surface.

He has a more natural volley game than Djokovic.

And a much more natural looking backhard slice too.

As has been said Novak is just a much better player overall and hene more wimbledon success.
 

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Wtf? Get your own fuckin avatar you tragic poster
 

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OP trolling with his usual No1e bashing shenanigans.

LOL at haters and trolls voting for Hewitt.

Anyway:

2 and counting in the strongest era ever >>>>>>>> 1 in the weakest era ever.

All there is to say here.

Actually there is one more thing to say here. Grass H2H 4-0 for No1e:

2012 Olympic Tennis R16 Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 4-6 7-5 6-1
2010 Wimbledon R16 Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 7-5 6-4 3-6 6-4
2008 Queen's QF Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 6-2 6-2
2007 Wimbledon R16 Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 7-6(8) 7-6(2) 4-6 7-6(5)
 
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None is really a "natural" grasscourter.
How so?

Doesn't natural mean, "a person regarded as having an innate gift or talent for a particular task or activity."

Hewitt was a great grasscourter.

Let's see here. Let's look at peak Hewitt's strengths on grass.

-Amazing volleys, both stop and drive.
-Great slice to deal with the skidding early 2000's Wimbledon.
-Not a half bad serve. Probably his biggest weakness though.
-Was able to move like Nadal back in the day and had great "sliding" footwork.
-Was able to step up to the baseline and counterpunch all day long.

Unfortunately he had to play against Jesus Fed.
 

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OP trolling with his usual No1e bashing shenanigans.

LOL at haters and trolls voting for Hewitt.

Anyway:

2 and counting in the strongest era ever >>>>>>>> 1 in the weakest era ever.

All there is to say here.
You clearly haven't been watching tennis for very long.
 

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You clearly haven't been watching tennis for very long.
Certainly watching longer than you, judging by your avatar :rolleyes:

Trolls underrate No1e's grass and general game here enormously, while Fed fanatics overrate everyone from and around Federer weak era. Hence all this support for Hewitt, when it is clear to anyone impartial, than No1e is much better and much more accomplished grass player.

Not to mention that their grass H2H is 4-0 for Novak, including the beating baby, almost teen, Nole gave to peak 26 years old Hewitt on Wimbledon.

2012 Olympic Tennis R16 Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 4-6 7-5 6-1
2010 Wimbledon R16 Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 7-5 6-4 3-6 6-4
2008 Queen's QF Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 6-2 6-2
2007 Wimbledon R16 Grass Novak Djokovic Lleyton Hewitt 7-6(8) 7-6(2) 4-6 7-6(5)

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