The appreciation of serve & volley while we still have any of it....
A reminiscing thread that i decided to create as i was sick of all the Aus Open related threads
. However feel free to going back to discussing the shininess of Serena's ankles....
After Novotna and Tauziat retired, the dedicated 'every point' serve & volleyers officially died out in women's tennis. However, there are a few players out there that still do it regularly, plugging away against the grain and trying to show that its not quite dead yet. Post pictures of players you know that regularly serve and volley and entertain thousands with exciting and now unorthodox net game.
I'll go first: Amanda Janes
GBR, a lefty that regularly serve & volleys, especially on grass.
The fruit series is suspended whilst Grachka (obatafan) mourns Saori's retirement.
Born : April 23rd 1978
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5' 5" (1.65m)
Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
Plays: Left handed
Career Prize Money: $652,031
Highest Singles Ranking: 39 (Feb 9th 04')
ITF Titles: Augusta (2005), Gifu (2005), Fukuoka (2003), Port Pirie (2001), Jakarta (1996).
Finalist (1): 2003 - Tashkent.
Semifinalist (1): 2003 - Bali.
Quarterfinalist (6): 2004 - Birmingham; 2003 - Memphis, Pattaya City; 2002 - Bali; 2001 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 2000 - Shanghai.