tennischick - She doesn't have to morph herself into anything, much less a 'power player'. Chanda's SMALLER than Martina. She doesn't have to change her shots, or go for more on her serve, or hit with more pace.
She does need to figure out how and when to hit an approach shot off a ball with a lot of pace. Or she condemned to running back and forth along the baseline like a duck in a shooting gallery. She's a good half-volleyer. She's a good volleyer. A good approach shot needs depth and placement more than pace. So Martina has all the tools she needs.
One other thing. Against players who DON'T hit with pace, Martina has no trouble going to net. If she stays on the baseline, power players may occassionally lose to Martina, but she won't ever BEATthem from there. If she wants to control her own fate, she needs to be an all-court player against the elite of the tour, not a baseliner.
She has the skills, so its a choice.
Remain the same and lose.
Make changes that are well with in her abilities and win.
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