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post #11 of (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 2013, 03:25 PM
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Re: Ana's serve, then and now

Originally Posted by venusinfurs View Post
Is it anything to do with her weight loss? Loss of muscle mass = loss of power.

Her forehand used to be one of the best in the game, now its just very good...

Has her ball toss always been this bad?
No, her ball toss hasn't been this bad, everything has started in summer/fall of 2008, IIRC, when the guys from Adidas training team tried to fix something which hasn't been broken and training with different-weighted balls to make her serve more unpredictable, and Ana lost confident in her serve because of new way of training, maybe this is not the main reason, but I suspect it was...

And yes, I agree that she lost power when she started losing on weight, but her FH is still one on the Tour IMO.

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