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Best-looking forehand on Tour? Purely aesthetic-wise...

I remember just a while back The Dawntreader did a thread about who had the best serve on the tour from an aesthetic POV, and I was wondering about the same topic for the forehand shot.

Who would your picks be for the best-looking forehand on tour-both retired and active?

I'll start by saying that from the past ten years, I think Davenport's forehand technique has been the most pleasant to watch yet of players currently contesting matches regularly, I have to say that I love Sorana Cirstea's forehand technique.

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Zvonareva for me, no contest.



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Maybe I'm bias, but it's a matter of oppinion.

Let me guess. Yours is Serena's? Predictable.



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Re: Best-looking forehand on Tour? Purely aesthetic-wise...

alona bondarenko, beautiful forehand.

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Clijsters, no doubt.

It looks so natural and athletic.

Based on this match right now though

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Maybe I'm bias, but it's a matter of oppinion.

Let me guess. Yours is Serena's? Predictable.
No. Not Serena's.
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I always loved Lindsay's forehand
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Pre 2009: Ivanovic, Davenport, Clijsters
Post 2009: Clijsters (I really like the circular motion she has), Cirstea, Ivanovic at times

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Clijsters no doubt. Also Patty´s.
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Pre 2009: Ivanovic, Davenport, Clijsters
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Aesthetic for the result: Serena Williams
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Re: Best-looking forehand on Tour? Purely aesthetic-wise...

Sorana Cirstea for me, so clean at times.
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Kuznetsova's, I don't know why but I like the way it looks.

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Zvonareva. Love her clean game. Honourable mentions to Kim and Alona.
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Cirstea? Really her technique and follow-through is quite ugly. I wonder how she has any success with the shot off clay.
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