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Sabinator.
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:51 AM
Most comes on my mind:

Bartoli
Niculescu
Errani
and maybe Baltacha

slnbb
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:52 AM
the woz

Curcubeu
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:54 AM
I don't like Cibulkova's either...
They are so flat, it seems that every of them lands in the net and most often that's the case :o

Rafito.
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:56 AM
Razzano :help:

BepaMaria
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:56 AM
Bartoli

Shvedbarilescu
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:05 AM
Most comes on my mind:

Bartoli
Niculescu
Errani
and maybe Baltacha

I can see why Monica Niculescu's name will probably come up in this thread a lot. She certainly has the most unique unusual and unorthox groundies on the tour and for many different = ugly and normal = beautiful.

Of course I am not going to disagree with any poster on this because ugliness like beauty is very subjective and we all have a right to our subjective opinions on this. But when talking about beauty or ugliness we must recognise....there is never a definitive answer, just a lot of personal subjective opinions. Personally I'm sure I will surprise no one when I say I love Monica's groundies but I do aknowledge my opinion is absolutely as subjective as everyone elses.

eck
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:07 AM
No one has a problem with Kleybanova?

It looks really painful :unsure:

Daniel K
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:09 AM
Baltacha, Srebotnik, Kuznetsova and Safina. Oh I almost forgot Kleybanova. Fugly strokes.

Julian.
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:09 AM
Caroline Wozniacki's

matthias
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:11 AM
Kleybanova - it´s horrible to watch

Slutati
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:11 AM
Henin.

Henin's forehand was glitchy, her backhand looked like her spine would snap in 6 as she hit it.. her volleys snappy and showing a hint of jelaousy and discrimination
:worship:

volta
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:14 AM
i like Bartoli's strokes :tape:

Srebotnik ... ew

The Witch-king
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:14 AM
Kleybs

But the LOWEST ranked players usually have unconventional (called "ugly") groundies and serve motions.

Singleniacki
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:20 AM
Venus, i dont like the way she sets up for her backhand.
Its completely subjective i guess..

nevetssllim
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:25 AM
Bammer
Wozniacki
Bacsinszky's forehand

Nicolas
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:26 AM
Larsson, Razzano, Krajicek.
Also Mauresmo's forehand was cringeworthy

Pops Maellard
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:29 AM
Wozniacki's entire game.
Bartoli's serve.
Clijsters' forehand.
Dushevina's forehand.

Mikey.
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:32 AM
No one has a problem with Kleybanova?

It looks really painful :unsure:

Alisa is definitely up there.

Molik's backhand is probably one of the most disgusting shots that I can remember at the moment.

Mistress of Evil
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:36 AM
Karolina's :hearts:
Bartoli's serve :o

BlueTrees
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:37 AM
Rybarikova (especially the Roddick technique on the backhand :tape:)
Zahlavova Strycova
Sharapova's forehand
Petrova's forehand
Kleybanova

Juanes
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:38 AM
Kimiko Date-Krumm :unsure: she plays like with frying pan instead of tennis racquet....

danieln1
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:41 AM
Rybarikova
Kleybanova
Niculescu
Safina forehand is painful to watch
Errani

eck
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:42 AM
Kimiko Date-Krumm :unsure: she plays like with frying pan instead of tennis racquet....

:lol:
I'm actually quite amaze at its accuracy (at times).
It looks like she doesn't use so much energy, but most of the balls are quite deep in the court.

BlueTrees
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:42 AM
Oh and Dushevina's forehand is horrible too :tape: Similar to Petrova's :o Im actually a fan of both players though..:lol:

Sabinator.
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:45 AM
Of course I am not going to disagree with any poster on this because ugliness like beauty is very subjective and we all have a right to our subjective opinions on this. But when talking about beauty or ugliness we must recognise....there is never a definitive answer, just a lot of personal subjective opinions. Personally I'm sure I will surprise no one when I say I love Monica's groundies but I do aknowledge my opinion is absolutely as subjective as everyone elses.

You know? I like tennis players with unique style of play. I like Monica's too, but sometimes her grounds, esecially forehand, scares me a little, but on the other hand I am also intrigued with her. It's hard to explain - i have the same thing with Rodionova. I know her behavior is difficult to accept, but sometimes her tennis is even interesting to watch, when she try to mix her game.

And, of course, all depends on their subjective feelings and opinions ;)

Claycourter
Jan 26th, 2011, 12:21 PM
Fiona's lasso whip forehand is extremely ugly and unnatural groundstroke.

Josee*
Jan 26th, 2011, 12:29 PM
Lady Stepanek's backhand :rolleyes:

Polikarpov
Jan 26th, 2011, 12:35 PM
Kimiko Date-Krumm :unsure: she plays like with frying pan instead of tennis racquet....

She was born left-handed that's why her forehand looks awkward.

Phil=)
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:00 PM
LDL. :spit:

Chakvenus
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:07 PM
Wozniacki, Safina, Kleybanova, and Kirilenko for me.

InsideOut.
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:19 PM
Wozniacki (forehand and serve especially)
Kleybanova (groundstrokes and volleys)
V. Williams (forehand)
Dushevina (forehand)
Bartoli (serve)
Razzano (serve and forehand)

Break My Rapture
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:25 PM
Bartoli's serve is not ugly. It generates a lot of pace, it's a great stroke.
Most of you probably say it's ugly just because it has those unnecessary futilities to it like the awkward position of her feet etc..

SVK
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:27 PM
The question is what is an ugly stroke:unsure:

Everybody has an own style and if ugly means that I don´t like certain shot´s style, then such thing as ugly stroke simply doesn´t exist:confused: If ugly is again and again mixed up with "non-usual" then just look at my sig:p

Julian.
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:29 PM
Alisa is definitely up there.

Molik's backhand is probably one of the most disgusting shots that I can remember at the moment.

I have to sadly agree with this :sobbing:

They are so useless as well :o

slamchamp
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:33 PM
Kleybanove is awful looking

Elisse
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:34 PM
I can see why Monica Niculescu's name will probably come up in this thread a lot. She certainly has the most unique unusual and unorthox groundies on the tour and for many different = ugly and normal = beautiful.

Of course I am not going to disagree with any poster on this because ugliness like beauty is very subjective and we all have a right to our subjective opinions on this. But when talking about beauty or ugliness we must recognise....there is never a definitive answer, just a lot of personal subjective opinions. Personally I'm sure I will surprise no one when I say I love Monica's groundies but I do aknowledge my opinion is absolutely as subjective as everyone elses.

I love Niculescu's game too!! :yeah: Love that she plays such a different and unusual style of tennis...I don't find her tennis ugly at all :hearts:

Curcubeu
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:38 PM
Does anybody rememeber Tanasugarn playing against Masha?

Her strokes seemed and were completely out of power, so useless and she even didn't strike out properly... :o

SVK
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:41 PM
Does anybody rememeber Tanasugarn playing against Masha?

Her strokes seemed and were completely out of power, so useless and she even didn't strike out properly... :o

They are still super effective on grass:p

Caralenko
Jan 26th, 2011, 01:44 PM
Bartoli's serve is not ugly. It generates a lot of pace, it's a great stroke.
Most of you probably say it's ugly just because it has those unnecessary futilities to it like the awkward position of her feet etc..

Has nothing to do with effectiveness....

Break My Rapture
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:00 PM
Has nothing to do with effectiveness....
Are you sure?

It generates a lot of pace, it's a great stroke.

Bartoli's first serve is a big weapon when it's on. If you need proof, watch her match against Woz in Cincy.

LightsOut!
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:11 PM
I don't like Patty's backhand and Timea's forehand. I always fear an UE when they play them..!

MiiMo
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:12 PM
Razzano, Wozniacki, Petrova and Zvonareva : )

Mrs. Dimitrova
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:18 PM
Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez :worship:

Setsuna.
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:28 PM
The Woz's.

The Dawntreader
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:31 PM
Dushevina by far. The most mechanical/fugliest strokes you're ever likeky to see.

Polikarpov
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:33 PM
Tanasugarn.

Sombrerero loco
Jan 26th, 2011, 02:38 PM
venus and kleybanova

selestribe
Jan 26th, 2011, 03:02 PM
Woz

Stonerpova
Jan 26th, 2011, 03:54 PM
Venus. Her serve and forehand are hitchy, and her backhand is funky too.
Graf's groundstrokes were always really ugly to me. And Safina too. Shorten up your forehand backswing.

Miss Atomic Bomb
Jan 26th, 2011, 04:06 PM
Jankovic volleys.

Stevecw
Jan 26th, 2011, 04:18 PM
Kleybanova definitely.

Natash.
Jan 26th, 2011, 04:37 PM
Dushevina :(

VeeJJ
Jan 26th, 2011, 04:42 PM
Bepa... Doesn't it always look like she is jumping into her shots and hitting them late?

AsTrOnOtUs
Jan 26th, 2011, 04:47 PM
Sharapova's forehand is by far the most awful stroke I've ever seen ! It's very strange that no one mention it !

hurricanejeanne
Jan 26th, 2011, 05:35 PM
I'm obviously the only one who finds Petkovic's strokes, particularly the forehand, a bit odd. Like she doesn't know if she wants to add spin or hit it flat.

Kleybanova's strokes aren't bad, but one is easily distracted by the jello-neck movement.
Venus and Maria's forehands/serves are just hitchy, not necessarily ugly.

mashasabinefan1
Jan 26th, 2011, 05:59 PM
SAFINA!!!! and Woz's forehand aswell

iPatty
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:00 PM
Dolgopolov

SVK
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:08 PM
Dolgopolov has actually the most watchable game and strokes EVER...or maybe the second best, after Santoro

Sorry for being off topic;)

it-girl
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:08 PM
Sharapova's forehand is really ugly to me, so is her serve, her swinging volley & any volley she does at the net, it is obvious that Maria & the net have issues.
I also hate Ana's backhand when it is so loopy but I really love it when she hits through on her backhand.
I am not a fan of Radwanska's strokes either.
Though I like Caro I do not like her constant loopy strokes.

Mynarco
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:11 PM
Bartoli's serve :o

oomph
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:25 PM
Of course I am not going to disagree with any poster on this because ugliness like beauty is very subjective

No it isn't.

and we all have a right to our subjective opinions on this.

No we don't.

Typical excuse for debate cripples. :rolleyes:

SVK
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:31 PM
^^Is it just me, or this post really hasn´t any sense:confused:

Oh wait, I´m in General Messages...:rolleyes:

Ferg
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:41 PM
Never really understood the appeal of Chakvetadzes strokes. They look quite robotic and awkward.

Ferg
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:42 PM
^^Is it just me, or this post really hasn´t any sense:confused:

Oh wait, I´m in General Messages...:rolleyes:

Its a troll.

TennisFan66
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:44 PM
I can see why Monica Niculescu's name will probably come up in this thread a lot. She certainly has the most unique unusual and unorthox groundies on the tour and for many different = ugly and normal = beautiful.

Of course I am not going to disagree with any poster on this because ugliness like beauty is very subjective and we all have a right to our subjective opinions on this. But when talking about beauty or ugliness we must recognise....there is never a definitive answer, just a lot of personal subjective opinions. Personally I'm sure I will surprise no one when I say I love Monica's groundies but I do aknowledge my opinion is absolutely as subjective as everyone elses.

And thats it. We might as well be discussing a Monet .. 'Reputation around before giving it to Shvedbarilescu again'.

As most will know, there are no style points in tennis. Its about winning. Perceived ugly + effective > perceived beautiful + ineffective. Simples.

klever58
Jan 26th, 2011, 06:47 PM
Kleybs and Bartoli... Pavs also

Joe.
Jan 26th, 2011, 07:04 PM
Chakvetadze, Venus, Henin's forehand and serve, Errani and more- I just can't think of many right now.

justine schnyder
Jan 26th, 2011, 07:09 PM
Kleybanova, Razanno, Bartoli and I have to agree about Molik's BH.

Carsten
Jan 26th, 2011, 07:57 PM
Kvitva
Kleybanova
Bammer
Meusburger
Goerges (backhand)

If she would still be playing: Mara Santangelo :lol:

dynamoRockstarr
Jan 26th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Kimiko Date-Krumm :unsure: she plays like with frying pan instead of tennis racquet....

I like to watch Kimiko, her stroke are so "old school" and I'm surprised with how flat she hits it and the accuracy at times.

Nicolás89
Jan 26th, 2011, 08:06 PM
Niculesco. :unsure:

MAGIKARPETTA
Jan 26th, 2011, 08:11 PM
Niculescu, Wozniacki FH
Ungur BH
Sarita's serve :lol:

Scola
Jan 26th, 2011, 08:23 PM
People mentioning girls like Svetlana, Venus or Clijsters...:lol: This is the real proof that most of the posters here knows NOTHING ABOUT TENNIS!

FORZA SARITA
Jan 26th, 2011, 08:31 PM
Razzano
Errani's serve :weirdo:
Bartoli
Dolgopolova,oh wait that's ATP :lol:

Pops Maellard
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:19 PM
People mentioning girls like Svetlana, Venus or Clijsters...:lol: This is the real proof that most of the posters here knows NOTHING ABOUT TENNIS!

No.

Clijsters' elbow-to-the-sky forehand is ugly.

Daniel K
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:21 PM
Are you sure?



Bartoli's first serve is a big weapon when it's on. If you need proof, watch her match against Woz in Cincy.

You need to look up the word ugly :lol: It's effective sure, but horrible to watch.

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:26 PM
People mentioning girls like Svetlana, Venus or Clijsters...:lol: This is the real proof that most of the posters here knows NOTHING ABOUT TENNIS!

Venus' Head jerk second serve? Pointed Outward Toe backhand?

Kim's shoulder ripping FH?

Sveta's lack of grace?

IMPOSSIBLE
Jan 26th, 2011, 10:30 PM
Bammer.. Still like her tho

doktor
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:08 PM
Woz's "volleys"

Petkovic's serve

jimmy_the_greek
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:12 PM
Kleybanova (even though she sometimes puts a good angle on the ball, her head yanking and ball strokes can be painful to watch)
Rezai (when i watched her in Sydney she was just bashing the ball, hoping for the point to end):sad:
Oprandi (i don't think i need to comment further, those who have watched her play would understand:lol:)

oomph
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:18 PM
Wozniacki (forehand and serve especially)
Kleybanova (groundstrokes and volleys)
V. Williams (forehand)
Dushevina (forehand)
Bartoli (serve)
Razzano (serve and forehand)

I know rite? :lol: That knee bend looks so ridiculous and disconnected.

Bartoli's serve is not ugly. It generates a lot of pace, it's a great stroke.

This is a non-sequitur if I've ever seen one.

^^Is it just me, or this post really hasn´t any sense:confused:

:lol: Grammer cripple.

Its a troll.

Fuck off.

homogenius
Jan 26th, 2011, 11:50 PM
Wozniacki (bar the bh, everything is just painful to watch)
Maria (mostly fh and serve)
Dushevina and venus fh
etc...

jimmy_the_greek
Jan 27th, 2011, 12:01 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uJvXJFUseU
:eek::eek::eek:

Apoleb
Jan 27th, 2011, 12:53 AM
Sharapova deserves a mention. Everything she does looks so forced. The only thing that was "pretty" about her tennis at some moment was her footwork and movement around the ball.

I can't believe that at one moment commentators were feigning over the serve and comparing it to Sampras'. :lol:

jimmy_the_greek
Jan 27th, 2011, 12:57 AM
never been a big fan of sharapova's forehand, it can be effective. Although very awkward were she ends up with her racket after she has finished hitting the shot.

shoparound
Jan 27th, 2011, 01:20 AM
Lol, is there actually anyone here who knows about tennis techniques and such?
A lot of players mentioned have the modern perfect technique of an over the shoulder finish, low to high motion, and closed stance positioning.
If you want ugly technique, stosur's forehand, and Ryan Harrison from the men's side's forehand

Pops Maellard
Jan 31st, 2011, 10:07 PM
Rezai's serve also deserves mention. :unsure: I like her groundstroke form though.

Same with Goerges.

madmax
Jan 31st, 2011, 10:12 PM
Lol, is there actually anyone here who knows about tennis techniques and such?
A lot of players mentioned have the modern perfect technique of an over the shoulder finish, low to high motion, and closed stance positioning.
If you want ugly technique, stosur's forehand, and Ryan Harrison from the men's side's forehand

all the tools mentioning Sharapova's "ugly" strokes have no idea whatsoever...her BH is textbook deadly shot and her FH is effective stroke too. Shotmaking is not the area where Maria struggles, but that's a topic for another debate.

J4m3ka
Jan 31st, 2011, 10:16 PM
Every Bartoli stroke
Makarova - FH, BH
Fiona - serve, FH, BH, volleys.
Woz - FH
Radwanska - FH, BH

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jan 31st, 2011, 10:16 PM
all the tools mentioning Sharapova's "ugly" strokes have no idea whatsoever...her BH is textbook deadly shot and her FH is effective stroke too. Shotmaking is not the area where Maria struggles, but that's a topic for another debate.

you should check what ugly means.

Bartolifan4ever
Jan 31st, 2011, 10:18 PM
Bartoli's first serve is a big weapon when it's on.

Indeed, it looks damned ugly but because of physics and synchronicity at time it used to put off the really good players, who rely on skill instead of gamesmanship.

matty
Jan 31st, 2011, 11:06 PM
Kleybanova - it´s horrible to watch

Yah, I get whiplash watching her. Not fond of Woz's forehand either.

Petkorazzi
Jan 31st, 2011, 11:11 PM
Rybarikova has a beautiful serve, but horrible groundstrokes.

tennisforadults
Jan 31st, 2011, 11:57 PM
Kleybanova jerking her head on almost every stroke is truly cringe-worthy.

Safina's serves. The old one is too laboured and the new one is too abrupt. Bizarre.

The 2nd Law
Feb 1st, 2011, 12:09 AM
Ana's bh makes me cringe at times :lol: The forehand on the other hand :hearts:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Feb 1st, 2011, 12:21 AM
Rybarikova has a beautiful serve, but horrible groundstrokes.

The backhand :help:
Forehand is not too bad. It has a nice flow to it.

sammy01
Feb 1st, 2011, 12:51 AM
i never understand people who say kim's forehand is ugly. she gets amazing body rotation into it.

i just cringe at most of venus's game, she uncoils so early on her serve it ends up being all arm.

bartoli's serve is so awkward and forced.

klebanova's whole game is so forced.

Vikapower
Feb 1st, 2011, 01:28 AM
Kleybs shots are nice but her technique :help: though she puts so much engagement on each and every shots ; Bartoli's technique on serve :lol: and Kimmie's elbow high too is kind o weird (...)

sorceress
Feb 1st, 2011, 01:45 AM
Wozniacki's whole game.
Stosur deserves a mention, she has a very ugly forehand at times.

I don't find Sharapova's game 'ugly' as such but it can be robotic.

Daniela-Is-Mine
Feb 1st, 2011, 03:13 AM
i never understand people who say kim's forehand is ugly. she gets amazing body rotation into it.

i just cringe at most of venus's game, she uncoils so early on her serve it ends up being all arm.

bartoli's serve is so awkward and forced.

klebanova's whole game is so forced.

I'm always conflicted with Alisa.
I either feel the same way you do OR I think "WOW she puts soooooo much of herself/effort into each shot"

MB.
Feb 1st, 2011, 03:36 AM
Woz

Everyone saying Woz--her FH is loopy and debately 'ugly' (surely not the ugliest, though). Her BH is fine.

Jankovic volleys.

More like Jeca's transitions are ugly. Masha's volleys, on the other hand... :help:

Lachy
Feb 1st, 2011, 03:49 AM
Woz's forehand by far, the motion is one gigantic push. When she tries to hit a winner off it, it looks even worse :tape:
Fistpumpajde's backhand that 9/10 times lands short in the service box.
Masha's slices. I die.

Pops Maellard
Feb 1st, 2011, 04:06 AM
Woz's forehand by far, the motion is one gigantic push. When she tries to hit a winner off it, it looks even worse :tape:
Fistpumpajde's backhand that 9/10 times lands short in the service box.
Masha's slices. I die.

I understand why people think this but I think her BH was really good in this match, and on clay it's better, she has more time to set up.

hZslPEreUWE

Lachy
Feb 1st, 2011, 04:08 AM
I understand why people think this but I think her BH was really good in this match, and on clay it's better, she has more time to set up.

hZslPEreUWE

I agree ;)

But I mean 2010/11 backhand :lol:

Optima
Feb 1st, 2011, 04:29 AM
Ivanovic's backhand. Cringe.

starin
Feb 1st, 2011, 04:30 AM
I understand why people think this but I think her BH was really good in this match, and on clay it's better, she has more time to set up.

hZslPEreUWE

:sad:Ana was fun to watch when she was in form. I would rather watch this two set match than a lot of the so called "great" matches from the recent past.

Pops Maellard
Feb 1st, 2011, 04:30 AM
I agree ;)

But I mean 2010/11 backhand :lol:
Well true. :lol:

Mikey.
Feb 1st, 2011, 05:23 AM
i never understand people who say kim's forehand is ugly. she gets amazing body rotation into it.

i just cringe at most of venus's game, she uncoils so early on her serve it ends up being all arm.

bartoli's serve is so awkward and forced.

klebanova's whole game is so forced.

I totally agree with this.

Yeah, Kim does get great deal of rotation and forward movement into her forehand. I really admire how she does that on her forehand side, it gives her forehand so much power. But I think the way she hits it so late and how she finishes with her elbow so high just looks a bit awkward. Sometimes it can look alright when she's confident but when she isn't it can get really ugly. Also when she hits the Sharapova/Nadal same-side-finish forehand it doesn't really look that pretty a shot at all IMO. Some players can hit that way making it look pretty, but to me Kim can't.

Venus' whole game is pretty ugly to me, considering what a great champion she is. She really doesn't have one shot that looks nice or even technically sound. She makes the game look so difficult. The 2 shots of hers that look somewhat effortless to me are her backhand down the line and her first serve. Even then these shots don't really look that appealing.

And all I have to say about Alisa is: Probably one of the ugliest games I've ever watched.

Stamp Paid
Feb 1st, 2011, 06:14 AM
praying mantis forehand.
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Sport/Pix/pictures/2009/6/25/1245938570785/Venus-Williams-001.jpg
http://i54.tinypic.com/21d27eu.jpg

The Witch-king
Feb 1st, 2011, 06:43 AM
Oh i get it, this is the thread where we post how the players we hate the most don't know how to play tennis. Great idea!

thegreendestiny
Feb 1st, 2011, 06:47 AM
Venus's clipped chicken wing backhand is one ugly stroke.

The Witch-king
Feb 1st, 2011, 06:47 AM
praying mantis forehand.
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Sport/Pix/pictures/2009/6/25/1245938570785/Venus-Williams-001.jpg
http://i54.tinypic.com/21d27eu.jpg

As if anyone looks good in action shots.

http://media.washtimes.com/media/image/2010/06/28/Britain_Wimbledon_Ten_Star2_s640x441.jpg

http://tennis.topbuzz.com/tennis-pics/d/25706-2/Serena+Williams+forehand+follow+through.jpg

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/2009+Australian+Open+Day+2+33m2FGX8k8Ll.jpg

Stamp Paid
Feb 1st, 2011, 07:04 AM
As if anyone looks good in action shots.

http://media.washtimes.com/media/image/2010/06/28/Britain_Wimbledon_Ten_Star2_s640x441.jpg

http://tennis.topbuzz.com/tennis-pics/d/25706-2/Serena+Williams+forehand+follow+through.jpg

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/2009+Australian+Open+Day+2+33m2FGX8k8Ll.jpgWhats your point?
is any criticism of VW valid?
I mean really...:lol:

The Witch-king
Feb 1st, 2011, 07:10 AM
Whats your point?is any criticism of VW valid?
I mean really...:lol:
Read my posts.

This whole thread is stupid whether it has anything to do with Venus or not. :wavey:

So Disrespectful
Feb 1st, 2011, 07:26 AM
Someone needs to tell Ana that it's not compulsory to whack the ground with your racquet when you hit a defensive slice.

Passierschlag
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:06 PM
Greta Arn

Aaron.
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:23 PM
Someone needs to tell Ana that it's not compulsory to whack the ground with your racquet when you hit a defensive slice. :haha:

A-Bond
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:25 PM
Surprised no one mentioned K. Bondarenko here :tape: She has a robotic serve, robotic FH and robotic BH, she's basically a robot :o Kirilenko's game looks very unnatural and Kleybanova's looks painful.

Furthermore:
Vaidisova, Goerges, Venus, Ivanovic: Backhand
Bacsinszky: Forehand

HRHoliviasmith
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:29 PM
Venus, i dont like the way she sets up for her backhand.
Its completely subjective i guess..

I agree.

Not crazy about Bartoli's either.

Sammo
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:50 PM
Wozniacki, Henin, and Serena. However Venus's strokes are pretty beautiful.

Vikapower
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:53 PM
As if anyone looks good in action shots.

http://media.washtimes.com/media/image/2010/06/28/Britain_Wimbledon_Ten_Star2_s640x441.jpg

http://tennis.topbuzz.com/tennis-pics/d/25706-2/Serena+Williams+forehand+follow+through.jpg

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/2009+Australian+Open+Day+2+33m2FGX8k8Ll.jpg

Oh my f-ck and people say Serena has technique. :crying2:

Sammo
Feb 26th, 2011, 03:53 PM
And definately Yvonne Meusburger, ugh just UGH

The Dawntreader
Feb 26th, 2011, 04:00 PM
Saint Sin's over-rotated fh is my most loathed shot on tour.

Mrs. Dimitrova
Feb 26th, 2011, 04:01 PM
Saw a really ugly forehand the other day but the girl's name is not on top of my head (no, it's not Maria :rolleyes: ).

Mary Cherry.
Feb 26th, 2011, 04:07 PM
Kleybanova. It's like she has a nervous twitch every time she hits the ball.

Stamp Paid
Feb 26th, 2011, 04:16 PM
Wozniacki, Henin, and Serena. However Venus's strokes are pretty beautiful.:crying2:

Pops Maellard
May 28th, 2011, 12:38 PM
I hate the Petkovic service motion I just realized.

Reptilia
May 28th, 2011, 12:52 PM
Wozniacki's two handled slice thing makes the rest of her game look beautiful

nevetssllim
May 28th, 2011, 12:56 PM
I wouldn't say they're ugly but Lepchenko has very quirky groundstrokes.

FORZA SARITA
May 28th, 2011, 01:21 PM
i find Petko's strokes very bad looking :o

Julian.
May 28th, 2011, 01:40 PM
Wozniacki's forehand.

Break My Rapture
May 28th, 2011, 01:53 PM
i find Petko's strokes very bad looking :o
Yup, they look unnatural.

Claycourter
May 28th, 2011, 01:59 PM
Fiona's lasso-whip forehand
Pushniacki's forehand
Cake's service motion

madmax
May 28th, 2011, 02:02 PM
I'd say Failniacki's seal clubbing forehand stroke takes a cake here:bowdown:

Aaron.
May 28th, 2011, 02:03 PM
Ivanovic's backhand :sobbing: Shoot me now!

VIKA?
May 28th, 2011, 02:06 PM
Santangelo:sobbing:

BlueTrees
May 28th, 2011, 02:07 PM
Everything about Pushnihacki's game is the fugliest tennis has ever seen. :)

NA-GOAT
May 28th, 2011, 02:08 PM
Stosur :help:

Specter
May 28th, 2011, 02:20 PM
Bartoli's whole service ritual just makes me laugh every time I see it. I can never take her seriously because of it.

tim2502
May 28th, 2011, 02:48 PM
Wozniacki

longtin23
May 28th, 2011, 02:58 PM
Bartoli's service...

SwissMiss19
May 28th, 2011, 02:59 PM
Venus's strokes are alright, I like how she uses her wrists on her backhand but her serve is the worst thing I've ever seen -- makes Bartoli look halfway bearable.

Hian
May 28th, 2011, 03:02 PM
Stosur :unsure:

Doully
May 28th, 2011, 03:04 PM
I'd say Failniacki's seal clubbing forehand stroke takes a cake here:bowdown:

Omg :hysteric:.

I have to agree with the Kleybanova head jerking. :scared:.

SwissMiss19
May 28th, 2011, 03:15 PM
Omg :hysteric:.

I have to agree with the Kleybanova head jerking. :scared:.

Gives me a headache to watch her :lol:

Danii's Law
May 28th, 2011, 03:19 PM
As much as I dislike Wozniacki her strokes themselves aren't ugly at all.

As much as I like Wickmayer, I think her strokes, especially her forehand, are gross.

Razzano also sticks out as an ugly ball striker.

BartoLiNa
May 28th, 2011, 03:42 PM
Rus.

SV_Fan
May 28th, 2011, 03:42 PM
Which Venus strokes are we talking about..?

1994-1999

2000-2004

2005-present....

I have watched many videos from each period, and her strokes looked different in each period.

MiiMo
May 28th, 2011, 04:16 PM
Venus, especially the backhand
Clijsters
Rybarikova
Niculescu
Kleybanova
Radwanska's forehand.

Pops Maellard
May 29th, 2011, 01:54 AM
As much as I dislike Wozniacki her strokes themselves aren't ugly at all.

As much as I like Wickmayer, I think her strokes, especially her forehand, are gross.

Razzano also sticks out as an ugly ball striker.

Um have you seen that running forehand? That two-handed slice? Those volleys? :scared:

Claycourter
May 29th, 2011, 01:56 AM
Um have you seen that running forehand? That two-handed slice? Those volleys? :scared:

What volleys?

Pops Maellard
May 29th, 2011, 01:57 AM
What volleys?
She does attempt volleys sometimes, and they're not pretty. :lol:

slamchamp
May 29th, 2011, 02:07 AM
lol the 2 handed slice is soo awful to watch:lol:

Pops Maellard
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:12 AM
Radwanska's backhand assaults my eyes :tears:.

Wert.
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:29 AM
Stosur and
Bartoli. :throwup:

metamorpha
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:41 AM
Bartoli ---> awkward serving motion.
Safina ---> looks labored, rigid. Like she doesn't have flair.
Klebs ---> That head jerking everytime she's on the stretch.
MJMS ---> Useless forehand, Rezai jumped all over it in Bali 2009.
Dementieva ---> the old powder puff serve which can make everyone wondered why she's ranked so high with that serve.

kangwoo
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:45 AM
worst are (not according to ranking)

sania mirza (over publicity by the indians)
baltacha & co
gajdosova
matteksands (queen of attentionseeker syndrome)
.
.
.
.
.
cowozniacki

zveeen
Mar 19th, 2012, 06:20 PM
For me Niculescu and Kleybanova...

Edy.
Mar 19th, 2012, 06:20 PM
Radwanska.

JCTennisFan
Mar 19th, 2012, 08:26 PM
Kuznetsova, Safina, and Wozniacki.

Israel
Mar 19th, 2012, 08:32 PM
For me watching Bartoli and Niculescu play is a nightmare. Peng is fine though.
I really don't like Jankovic's shots. They look so odd.
Maria Jose Martinez Sancez generally hits the ball ugly.
Parmantier's backhand is disgusting.
Baltacha's serve is weird, Krajicek's ball bouncing before the serve looks too forced to me.
That's pretty much it :P

donellcarey
Mar 19th, 2012, 08:54 PM
Sara Errani!!!

Painful.

Ferg
Mar 19th, 2012, 09:02 PM
Bartoli's whole service ritual just makes me laugh every time I see it. I can never take her seriously because of it.

What ritual? Her serve hasnt been that silly for 2-3 years now.

FORZA SARITA
Mar 19th, 2012, 09:24 PM
stosur :tape:

JCTennisFan
Mar 19th, 2012, 09:32 PM
What ritual? Her serve hasnt been that silly for 2-3 years now.

For all of the flak that Bartoli gets on her serve... I personally find the way she takes her arm back and the actual swing motion itself quite nice. It is the first part of her service motion which was known for being odd looking... but the actual stroke itself is far from the worst serve in the top 20.

Craig.
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:16 PM
Petkovic for me.

tennisforadults
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:26 PM
Stosur :unsure:

Stosur and
Bartoli. :throwup:

stosur :tape:

You mere mortals wish you could whip a forehand like Sam's. :bigwave:

Coconut91
Mar 19th, 2012, 10:56 PM
You mere mortals wish you could whip a forehand like Sam's. :bigwave:

The fact that she has a good forehand doesn't make it beautiful looking. I find her backhand MUCH uglier though, just as forced and robotic as Petkovic's.
Niculescu's forehand. Kleybanova weird head thing. Sharapova's forehand. Venus's backhand. Bartoli, Peng, MJMS and LDL.

Lachy
Mar 19th, 2012, 11:51 PM
I still believe it's Petkovic's winching worm serve (credit to whoever came up with that earlier) :lol: :hysteric:

Jane Lane
Mar 20th, 2012, 12:24 AM
I refuse to make a thread for this sooooooo.......DEJA IS BACKone!!!!1111onehundredeleven :rolleyes:
JzvUg1u7tyw

She wins. Fo everrrr.

Craig.
Mar 20th, 2012, 12:27 AM
Noooooooooooo, that serve :hysteric: :bigcry:

ivanban
Mar 20th, 2012, 01:47 AM
That serve :hearts: It's almost as good as this GOAT's serve

H_EutlwXdKs

YT714mG17bA

binky-GOAT
Mar 20th, 2012, 02:05 AM
I refuse to make a thread for this sooooooo.......DEJA IS BACKone!!!!1111onehundredeleven :rolleyes:
JzvUg1u7tyw

She wins. Fo everrrr.

I like her backhand a lot though, so smooth and she takes it early.

cowsonice
Mar 20th, 2012, 02:42 AM
Can somebody tell me the story behind Deja Kitchner :confused:

Potato
Mar 20th, 2012, 02:46 AM
Can somebody tell me the story behind Deja Kitchner :confused:

http://footfault.net/2010/07/27/the-incredible-story-of-deja-kitchiner/

doktor
Mar 20th, 2012, 02:55 AM
I refuse to make a thread for this sooooooo.......DEJA IS BACKone!!!!1111onehundredeleven :rolleyes:
JzvUg1u7tyw

She wins. Fo everrrr.

Noooooooooooooo she's still 15 :worship::worship::worship: Girl's found the secret to eternal youth.

Navratil
Mar 20th, 2012, 07:48 AM
Niculescu - no doubt about it

And I don't like the Kleybanova style either although I like the way she plays.

From the Top players, Bartoli's strokes aren't that beautiful and Radwanska has got an ugly technique - although it's quite effective ;)

Pops Maellard
Mar 20th, 2012, 09:58 AM
I refuse to make a thread for this sooooooo.......DEJA IS BACKone!!!!1111onehundredeleven :rolleyes:
JzvUg1u7tyw

She wins. Fo everrrr.

Sweet Jesus, it's like she's doing the 'windmill' move popularised by Pete Townshend of The Who :speakles:.

http://gifsoup.com/webroot/animatedgifs2/1153959_o.gif

stromatolite
Mar 20th, 2012, 10:19 AM
The fact that she has a good forehand doesn't make it beautiful looking. I find her backhand MUCH uglier though, just as forced and robotic as Petkovic's.
Niculescu's forehand. Kleybanova weird head thing. Sharapova's forehand. Venus's backhand. Bartoli, Peng, MJMS and LDL.

To some extent this is in the eye of the beholder. Sam's forehand may not be as beautiful as Fed's (whose is?) but for my money it's still breathtaking when it's on. Most TF fans only have eyes for the flat forehands that dominate the WTA, most of which I find truly fugly. As they say, different strokes ... ;)

Kəv.
Mar 20th, 2012, 10:20 AM
Hlavackova

Mostly because her racket makes them look so weird :lol:

Reptilia
Mar 20th, 2012, 10:23 AM
#JustwinDeja


:hysteric:

Coconut91
Mar 20th, 2012, 10:56 AM
To some extent this is in the eye of the beholder. Sam's forehand may not be as beautiful as Fed's (whose is?) but for my money it's still breathtaking when it's on. Most TF fans only have eyes for the flat forehands that dominate the WTA, most of which I find truly fugly. As they say, different strokes ... ;)

Well that is my point, mainly :lol: People were just expressing their personal dislike on Stosur's strokes ("beauty is in the eye of the beholder" :p) and tennisforadults basically said that Sam has a great forehand. But nobody said Sam doesn't have a good forehand, they just may not find it beautiful looking or whatever. That's all. ;)

stromatolite
Mar 20th, 2012, 11:01 AM
Well that is my point, mainly :lol: People were just expressing their personal dislike on Stosur's strokes ("beauty is in the eye of the beholder" :p) and tennisforadults basically said that Sam has a great forehand. But nobody said Sam doesn't have a good forehand, they just may not find it beautiful looking or whatever. That's all. ;)

I pretty much thought that was what you meant, just clarifying :)

tennisforadults
Mar 20th, 2012, 11:51 AM
The fact that she has a good forehand doesn't make it beautiful looking.

I won't call it beautiful either. It's a muscular, powerful and almost masculine shot. No other girls hit it the way Sam does. You can call it whatever you like.

binky-GOAT
Mar 20th, 2012, 12:07 PM
Almost all girls have an ugly forehand.

kangwoo
Mar 20th, 2012, 12:58 PM
mirza
matterksand
keothavong
bellytacha
.
.
.
cowozniacki

Shooter
Mar 20th, 2012, 06:27 PM
Arantxa Parra Santonja's two-handed forehand makes me cringe.
She's winding up to hit it below (though it looks more like a backhand follow-through).
Looks like she's going to break both wrists.

http://www.mfwweb.com/IW12/Santonja_01.jpg

Pops Maellard
Aug 23rd, 2012, 09:36 AM
Hlavackova's are frightening :tape:

Sean.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 09:45 AM
Gotta admit, Kerber's FH ain't too easy on the eye!

Sean.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 09:47 AM
Hlavackova's are frightening :tape:

The preparation & posture on her BH! :tape:

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7hf69oF0R1rt6myn.gif

Wert.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:22 AM
Hlavackova's are frightening :tape:

this

nevetssllim
Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:34 AM
I really don't think Ivanovic fans are in any position to be mocking someone else's BH. :tape:

Sean.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:38 AM
I really don't think Ivanovic fans are in any position to be mocking someone else's BH. :tape:

I never understood logic like this! Just because my favourite isn't perfect, doesn't mean I'm can't have an opinion. ;)

Pops Maellard
Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:42 AM
I really don't think Ivanovic fans are in any position to be mocking someone else's BH. :tape:
The thing is we know Ana's BH sucks, it's not like we think it's amazing :tape:.

Peggy Mitchell
Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:51 AM
Steffi Graf.

A Magicman
Aug 23rd, 2012, 11:17 AM
Steffi Graf.

Are you mad?

Sammo
Aug 23rd, 2012, 12:51 PM
Hlavackova's are frightening :tape:

Agree

Mikey.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 01:25 PM
Hlavackova's are frightening :tape:

I sort of like the way she catapults herself into her groundstrokes. :lol:

Spring Pools
Aug 23rd, 2012, 01:48 PM
Rus

NA-GOAT
Aug 23rd, 2012, 01:57 PM
you know I love Aga but her strokes - always seem like she is late to the ball :shrug:

tennisfan5
Aug 23rd, 2012, 03:07 PM
me! :lol:

égalité
Aug 23rd, 2012, 04:41 PM
Kerber's game is totally fug but I like it :oh:

Also Queen JaJa's forehand these days makes me cringe.

cosmoose
Aug 23rd, 2012, 04:48 PM
Woz forehand.

Is it me or does her forehand stroke decelerate at the point of contact with the ball? weird

Sabinator.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 05:09 PM
Lepchenko's serve :unsure:

Linguae^
Aug 23rd, 2012, 05:18 PM
Kerber, Cohen, Dominguez Lino, Meusburger, Wozniacki, Niculescu...

madmax
Aug 23rd, 2012, 05:28 PM
Woz forehand.

Is it me or does her forehand stroke decelerate at the point of contact with the ball? weird

:oh:
no, it's not just you...it indeed looks funny and cracks me up too:devil:

sfan
Aug 23rd, 2012, 05:34 PM
Serena's dropshot. Never seen a fuglier shot in my life.

bobito
Aug 23rd, 2012, 05:40 PM
Bartoli. Nobody comes close.

Super Dave
Aug 23rd, 2012, 06:02 PM
Elderly people?

Thirty All
Aug 23rd, 2012, 06:07 PM
Azarenka's forehand

Setsuna.
Aug 23rd, 2012, 06:16 PM
Errani. Especially her serve. Probably she has the ugliest serve on the tour. Her serves motion is so painful to watch.

toxina90
Apr 23rd, 2013, 04:50 PM
From past or current players? :confused:

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...I prefer fluid and graceful movement and strokes like Dulko/Jankovic :drool:

So to me the player who had the ugliest strokes was Henin :help: so successful but omg such a crooked stroke production :tape:

This is not a hate thread either, just interesting to see poster's ideals of stroke aesthetics :wavey:

FORZA SARITA
Apr 23rd, 2013, 04:54 PM
Petkovic without doubts :lol:

NashaMasha
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:01 PM
forehands of some former number ones are really ugly

*hingis_forever*
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:01 PM
I don't know if they're the worst, but Johanna Larsson's strokes aren't very nice.

akgul num.1
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:03 PM
tough choice:
niculescu's top spin forehand
hlavackova's groundstrokes
errani's serve
stosur's volley (moscow 2012)

Start da Game
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:11 PM
serena's volley

bartoli's first serve and forehand

sharapova's second serve and slice

$uricate
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:27 PM
Did you steal this from MTF? :oh:

I'm gonna say Dominguez Lino.

danieln1
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:29 PM
Obviously Niculescu wins the award.
Errani just as ugly...

ZeroSumGame
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:32 PM
Venus' 2nd serve, Sharapova's 2nd serve, Caro's moon balls. These have gotten into ridiculous levels, just too hard on the eyes of any sports loving fans. With these kinda strokes, I doubt whether any of these women will ever win a big title against a high calibre opponent :shrug:

Luchador
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:38 PM
the orgasmic grunts of many players

Fantasy Hero
Apr 23rd, 2013, 05:39 PM
Petkovic...really they look like some robotic movements programmed by someone who has no clue of tennis :tape:

Kirilenko's slice is worth a mention though :o

Ollie.
Apr 23rd, 2013, 07:36 PM
I like Andrea Petkovic, but her service motion isn't nice to watch...and she has a hitch in her groundstrokes too...both sides. :(

Thiudans
Apr 23rd, 2013, 07:40 PM
Venus' 2nd serve, Sharapova's 2nd serve, Caro's moon balls. These have gotten into ridiculous levels, just too hard on the eyes of any sports loving fans. With these kinda strokes, I doubt whether any of these women will ever win a big title against a high calibre opponent :shrug:

Would you really say it's ugly? I'd say it's more ineffective than ugly :lol: Are you referring to its weakness?

(Wozniacki's slice, Stosur's backhand (often), some of Serena's conventional volleys (on any given day, they can be poor, terribly poor, good or awe-inspiring...))

Drake1980
Apr 23rd, 2013, 07:48 PM
Errani. Especially her serve. Probably she has the ugliest serve on the tour. Her serves motion is so painful to watch.

:shrug:

Povin
Apr 23rd, 2013, 07:58 PM
Errani. Especially her serve. Probably she has the ugliest serve on the tour. Her serves motion is so painful to watch.

What irritates me the most is her grunts :banghead: Not only they are annoying as hell, she screams louder than aggressive players who hit the crap out of the ball. It's so painful to watch her matches with Kvitova, who is almost silent during rallies and hits so powerfully, while Errani pushes the ball and SCREAMS AAAH-HEEEEE :smash:
Her forehand is nice though; backhand looks ugly IMO.

By the way, I always hated some male tennis players' backhands (look at Murray's backhand, he keeps his hands straight; it's not appealing to me).

Azarenka's serve motion looks weak, she should swing more and bend her wrist more (maybe).

Yeah, and Serena's dropshots :lol:

ZeroSumGame
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:09 PM
Would you really say it's ugly? I'd say it's more ineffective than ugly :lol: Are you referring to its weakness?

(Wozniacki's slice, Stosur's backhand (often), some of Serena's conventional volleys (on any given day, they can be poor, terribly poor, good or awe-inspiring...))

Vee's service motion is fucking ugly, IMO it's partly responsible for her recurring back problems & the subsequent decline in the effectiveness of her 2nd serve

Povin
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:11 PM
Vee's service motion is fucking ugly, IMO it's partly responsible for her recurring back problems & the subsequent decline in the effectiveness of her 2nd serve

:bigcry: My service motion is similar to hers. Especially that bended wrist right before she hits the ball. She said that Sampras did it too :confused:

mauresmofan
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:30 PM
Wozniacki's serving stance and forehand are really ugly, in fact a lot of the women have terrible service motions especially in comparrison to Serena's which is such a beautifully fluid action, a lot of the pro men could take note of her service action as well.

Mahon_Lorcan
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:30 PM
Petkovic...really they look like some robotic movements programmed by someone who has no clue of tennis :tape:


THIS!

Thiudans
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:42 PM
Vee's service motion is fucking ugly, IMO it's partly responsible for her recurring back problems & the subsequent decline in the effectiveness of her 2nd serve

That's a theory I've heard before :sad: I knew it was technically deficient, but I didn't ever think it could do her damage. Who knows, though. It's kind of painful to imagine the player Venus could have been (especially considering how good she already is), had she worked on some of her deficiencies.

Stonerpova
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:43 PM
:bigcry: My service motion is similar to hers. Especially that bended wrist right before she hits the ball. She said that Sampras did it too :confused:

Me too :lol:

It's so natural for me to hit but it is fucking ugly :lol:

Craig.
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:45 PM
I've always hated Petko's groundstrokes.

evana
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:57 PM
Kerber, Petkovic, Niculescu, Woznaicki, Bartoli

Serena_Williams_
Apr 23rd, 2013, 08:59 PM
Me too :lol:

It's so natural for me to hit but it is fucking ugly :lol:

That's why y'all copy Serena's motion :lol:

Stonerpova
Apr 23rd, 2013, 09:06 PM
That's why y'all copy Serena's motion :lol:

I wish. But I didn't copy anyone's motion really. I hit my serve the way my coach taught me and the way it feels naturally to me, and it just happens to look a bit like Venus's :lol:

lenas warriors
Apr 23rd, 2013, 09:11 PM
Wozniacki's serving stance and forehand are really ugly, in fact a lot of the women have terrible service motions especially in comparrison to Serena's which is such a beautifully fluid action, a lot of the pro men could take note of her service action as well.

Re: woz, I always think shes about to take a shit when she prepares to serve. Or at least a slash!

Serena_Williams_
Apr 23rd, 2013, 09:39 PM
I wish. But I didn't copy anyone's motion really. I hit my serve the way my coach taught me and the way it feels naturally to me, and it just happens to look a bit like Venus's :lol:

It's always good when you ,,feel" your strikes.At least i heard that :lol:

caroalltheway
Apr 23rd, 2013, 09:44 PM
Wozniacki's serving stance and forehand are really ugly, in fact a lot of the women have terrible service motions especially in comparrison to Serena's which is such a beautifully fluid action, a lot of the pro men could take note of her service action as well.

Re: woz, I always think shes about to take a shit when she prepares to serve. Or at least a slash!

Caro has a beautiful game:confused:

Alexandros
Apr 23rd, 2013, 10:35 PM
Caro has a beautiful game:confused:

:unsure:

leftbrian
Apr 23rd, 2013, 11:36 PM
I want to 2nd.....nth Woz's forehand. It's dreadful to watch...The painful loop and awkward push.

Proflyer98
Apr 24th, 2013, 01:34 AM
Stephens
Wozniacki
Errani
Vinci
Lepchenko

That be it!

Pops Maellard
Apr 24th, 2013, 10:43 AM
Larsson's are pretty ug IMO :tears:. Serve included.

Sorry Max :p.

eck
Apr 24th, 2013, 12:15 PM
Anyone who plays double handed from both sides.

Fabrice Santoro? :confused:

Fantasy Hero
Apr 24th, 2013, 08:45 PM
http://imageshack.us/a/img51/5940/iorobot.jpg

:bowdown:

ivanban
Apr 24th, 2013, 10:05 PM
Anyone who plays double handed from both sides.

Shuai Peng, Marion Bartoli :shrug:

thetennisutopian
Apr 25th, 2013, 12:38 AM
Su Wei can get a bit lazy looking and it's hard to watch... but again she's double handed.

Pironkova's awful, irrational, overused forehand slice.

Cornet's annoying spin that never EVER seems to power through the court no matter how hard she tries (much like Wozniacki forehand.)

Dementieva serve... even though it got better toward the end of her career. She should've played another year.

Kleybanova head jerk... homegirl gonna get whiplash.

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Sloejelly
Apr 25th, 2013, 02:17 AM
Dislike Woz's moonballs, Venus who always looks like her feet are killing her, and while I adore Marion, I have to admit the serve is a bit... wierd. Anyone remember Jacque Tati (French mine, black and white films from the 1940s)? Marion's serve looks like the one in "En Vacances" where Tati is serving.

traralgon
May 20th, 2013, 03:47 PM
Greta Arn

Pops Maellard
May 21st, 2013, 12:34 AM
Vinci forehand.