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AO courts are so SLOW this year

I am watching men's match and it's very hard to hit a winner. I would say a little slower than the year end championships

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

Im would say they arent really going for their shots though....

Roddicks up 4-0, hes not really hitting lines, and no need too, plus that guys pretty quick.....

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

yeah Roddick isn't really hitting the ball that hard, and he's hitting w/ a lot of spin so it isn't really penetrating the court.

looks about as slow as last year.
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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

I'm watching Roddick's match. The court looks so slow that it's putting me to sleep.

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

they are trying to hit the ball hard, it's just not going anywhere Lol

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they are trying to hit the ball hard, it's just not going anywhere Lol
Wrong....In Ana's match they're hitting harder and faster and I can assure you Ana can not out hit Roddick....

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

Nahh it's just the balls... the men have heavy balls. so the women's won;t be that slow thank god

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

Roddick's opponent is making too many errors but Roddick's serve is not there yet. Maybe it's the 1st time they play, Roddick didn't really go for his shots at the moment
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Wrong....In Ana's match they're hitting harder and faster and I can assure you Ana can not out hit Roddick....
1) They use different balls
2) Men hit with spin, women hit flat; flatter shots look like they're going faster.
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1) They use different balls
2) Men hit with spin, women hit flat; flatter shots look like they're going faster.
you sure about that? I know they do at the Us Open, and yes guys use more spin, because guys are faster.... Women are MUCH slower than men on a court..therefore as i said the men do more set up to hit their winners than the women do. And Also since the women are slower it'll look like the balls moving alot faster as well.

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

well apparently the comentators thinks the courts are really slow.
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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

Well Isner just hit 19 aces in his first set, so I'm not sure what's going on atm

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well apparently the comentators thinks the courts are really slow.
Slower than the Us Open? sure.... slower than they were last year.... i dont think so...

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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

i waaas watching JJ match and theyre soo slow lol
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Re: AO courts are so SLOW this year

It's just early on. Once these courts are roughed up a bit, they'll speed up. The courts seem to take well to flat and slice, and aren't too kind to heavy topspin. The women should be fine since none of them hit with the kind of topspin that the men do.
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