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Re: Which world #5 is the best player at her peak? Hantuchova, Chakvetadze or Kerber?

Originally Posted by Smitten View Post
Hantuchova is such a joke. When was her time to win slams? 2002, yeah she ain't beating the Williams or Kim. 2003, yeah no again.
2004, yeah no. 2005, yeah no. 2006, yeah no. 2007, yeah no. 2008, nope. 2009 nope.

Clean strokes, mid-level power, excellent placement/precision, but she can be weathered.

Horrible movement, can't defend against the multitude of players that hit harder than her (almost all of them have excellent H2Hs with her, Serena, Venus, Kvitova, Davenport, Sharapova, etc.)

Serve is just mediocre. Doesn't DF a lot but doesn't hit aces either. Decent placement, but nothing to be worried about. Second serve predictable and attackable.

Overrated. Even her peak tennis isn't that impressive.
And? People voting for Hantuchova aren't talking about how "great" she is, just that she's better than Chakvetadze and Kerber.

And soon you found, the light at the end of the tunnel.
Where people were disposing of your disposition towards your career.
And you managed to run away from it all with your tail between your legs.
Yet the magician Serena can and will demolish all flakes.
And Radwanska will continue to be smitten with life.
Poor Daniela could never stand the spotlight.
But Dementieva was always the queen of the humour.
And humour is what a teacher can only cope with, with faced with destruction.
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