Jennifer really confuses me...
...now I know she can hit with like Lindsay, Serena, Venus, but i just don't understand her. When she goes into matches against them, its like she elects to play nothing but defense, no offense, and in the case with playing lindsay, she can hit a good defensive shot on the run, setting up an easy winner (giving you the reason why she hits a lot of winners against lindsa) But when you have Lindsay D, or Serena W, like she has played them the past 2 times, playing this well, you have to give something else, and that is Offense in your part, and its something she has.
Does she not want to do it? No, she does it at the wrong time, and most of the time, well hell, every time, its too late. Like today against Lindsay, she was running jennifer all over the court, side to side, up, back, down, left and right. All Jennifer did to day was Defense. I wondered why so often Venus/Serena hit so many winners against Jennifer if she is supposed to be OC with her fitness and very fast, but still it really doesn't show. These players (Lindsay, Serena,Venus) have adjusted to the waiting factor. Just run jennifer around, like serena said during us open, you can run down everything, and that is a good proven point, and every time i see jennifer play lindsay, serena or venus, she is running down a lot of balls, but eventually b/c these three have learned to just wait for the winner ball, they hit like 40-50 winners against her every time.
Where is Jennifer's offense, and when does he bring it? Her offense is there, but when she was down 15-40 and the two match points, its like she all of a sudden clicked and realized that she needs to hit the ball, otherwise this match is over. When the score read 15-40, i knew the match was over, Jennifer is really really really picking the wrong time to play Offense, especially against someone like Lindsay. Jennifer should be running Lindsay around about like Serena/Venus do lindsay, just run her everywhere, and beat her in straight sets. But everytime these two plays, 1 its lindsay the only 1 dicating (well let me say lindsay dictates about 90 % of the match) 2 linsday as to date, is the only 1 winning.
When Jennifer won Australian, i really do believe and feel this was the actual grand slam she was playing her best tennis. She was playing A LOT AND I MEAN A LOT more OFFENSE, than she was DEFENSE, but still had the good defense game.
Right now, Jennifer is more so relying on her opponent to make errors, while she hits a couple winners every now and then to keep her in matches, she is a very good player, and i think if starting matches, she would just turn on her Offense game from the start and keep it going, she would win easier, and against the top players, she would have them struggling even more, and it wouldn't be b/c they are making errors or b/c jennifer is playing "good defense" it would be more so b/c Jennifer is hitting these winners, and playing good defense.
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