Re: Danish Delight - Caroline Wozniacki thread - vol 6
Many women get so little out of their service that serving isn't that much of an advantage. People will say that they choke when they can't serve out a match at 5-2 or something, but they really don't do anything different at 5-2 than at 3-3 - they just don't serve well no matter what the score is. In Caro's case I think her first serve is ok, but if her first serve percentage is only about 50% or less she has a better chance of closing out a match when she's returning than when she's serving.
That's a very interesting and,I think,accurate observation for the most part.Unlike folks who saw the match,I can't comment on WHY Caroline failed in her 1st attempt to close out.However,the serve is a relatively easy way to gain a quick advantage in closing out both individual points and also games/sets/matches,and I believe that Caroline is missing out on such a great helper by not having a more consistently threatening service attack......I can't really say how dominant Evert would've been in this era b/c there are some powerful ROS'ers who could've exposed her often-pedestrian service.Still,she may have adjusted if she'd been forced to do so
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