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Who's game is like yours???

I would say lindsay Davenport!

I have big grounstrokes, poor mobility, huge serve and good at the net when I'm actually there. Just like Lindsay!!!

what about you lot???
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I've often been told by the guys at my Tennis club I play like Agassi(movement and strokes). Should be b/c I STUDY his every move. Now, if I could just be as consistent as he is...I will join the tour! LOL (easier said than done)


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With a one-handed backhand though
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Justine Henin, my backhand when it's on looks identical to hers but my forehand is a little more flat than hers.

I also feel like i play a lot like her since i'm only 5'9 (pretty short for the mens side) so i have to rely a lot more on slicing and dicing, and my footwork.
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i have tried to follow jens game except my serve is not to god actually its rubbish!!!!
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post #8 of 49 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2004, 06:08 PM
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I have Myskina's 'see it, kill it'. I can see the winner I'm going to hit before the ball comes over the net.

I go to the net like Hingis. On any short ball. But also like Hingis, but I can't get there if have consistent depth.

My forehand is like Jenn's. Open shoulder, big backswing.

I hit both two handed and one handed backhands, open or closed stance.

My volleys suck, my overhead sucks, my serve is mediocre.

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Everyone says my backhand is exactly like Venus's .... but as far as my playing style i would have to go with a venus/clisters combo Im able to hit winners if I choose to but I think im a little more comfortable being more defensive and waiting for the opening. Mt Backhand is more consistent but both stokes are very solid ... I have pretty good volleys ... I def could have a better second serve but it is coming along nicely

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I would say Kim. Coz even though my forehand is strong but I can easily make unforced errors, and my backhand is weaker, but it's more consistent.
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i would say im in a class of my own, and not a very good one
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post #15 of 49 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2004, 09:25 PM
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Everybody says that my forehand is like ASV's, and my movement is like Pierce's , my serve is similar to Dementieva's, and my backhand is like Stevenson's.

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