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Victoria Azarenka 2 3.28%
Agnieszka Radwanska 19 31.15%
Angelique Kerber 19 31.15%
Caroline Wozniacki 12 19.67%
Other. 9 14.75%
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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2012, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Who Has The Best Defence?

Who do you think has the best defence on the tour at the moment?


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post #2 of 31 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2012, 07:44 PM
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Hardcourts - Radwanska
Clay - no idea, could be Kerber in the future
Grass - doesn't matter, defensive players don't win on it anyway

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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

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post #4 of 31 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2012, 07:48 PM
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Whan she's playing -- Clijsters.
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Wozniacki on hardcourts. Probably Radwanska everywhere else. Though I'd take a healthy Kim (or a fit Venus on grass) over them both.

Azarenka shouldn't be listed.
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Kim Clijsters defensive skills are unreal, when she is playing and fit

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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Radwanska for being able to retrieve for hours on end without really doing much else. I'd say Kerber's defence is more dynamic in the sense that she can hit some shots when pulled out wide which makes her look impressive but Radwanska still has better footspeed.
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Clijsters easily when on form and fit to compete, even with the bad ankle in Australia she had good defense

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Whan she's playing -- Clijsters.
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Clijsters easily when on form and fit to compete, even with the bad ankle in Australia she had good defense
Yeah I agree, no one quite like Clijsters in her transition from defense to offense. She's probably the best hard court player of her generation.
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Right now it's Kerber, if Clisjters wasn't half-retired then I would say her as well.
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Clijsters like 10 years ago. Now I'd say Aga, the footspeed she has gain is unreal, a few years back it was Caro hands down. Although nobody defended like Legend.

LEGEND. Nicole. Caro. Aga. Sloane. Taylor.
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Some doubt that it is Aga?

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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

Kerber at the moment. Perhaps it used to be Radwanska or Wozniacki, but their defensive skills seem to have decreased in recent months (or at least on clay).
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Re: Who Has The Best Defence?

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Although nobody defended like Legend.
Legend wasn't really a defensive player, she tended to impose her game on opponents, her raw foot speed wasn't nowhere near Clijsters' or Radwanska's.
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