Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: hiding in my bed
Anna is not a baseliner - she's a clay court specialist.
she hits loopy balls with tons of spin on them, but doesn't have much of a slice - the exact opposite of what you're looking on grass.
the slice allows you to go up the net.
the grass doesn't let the ball bounce too high and most players find it more comfortable to hit the ball from lower than what clay courts have alot - shoulder-high shots.
also - anna is REALLY quick but it's useless when the surface doesn't take nothing from the speed, so she can't manipulate the shots like on clay.
also - she doesn't have a nice passing shot
though her lob is very good IMO.
so all in all - she doesn't like net-play, doesn't like slicing and doesn't like playing flat.
is it now better understood?
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