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Apoorv
Aug 4th, 2006, 06:53 PM
It may have been done before but it wont hurt anybody if we do it again. Comments are welcomed.

Rank the currently active players( best five ) for following:

1. Serve
2. Return of serve
3. Forehand
4. Backhand
5. Footwork
6. Volley


My choices:


Serve
1. Davenport
2. Serena( in form )
3. Vaidisova ( 16 aces! )
4. Sharapova, Venus( in form )
5. Ivanovic

Forehand:
1. Serena
2. Justine
3. Dementieva
4. Kuznetsova
5. Mirza( though its inconsistant, otherwise i would have given it no. 1 )
Ivanovic( a little like graf in appearance)

Backhand:
1. Justine
2. venus( in form )
3. mauresmo
4. sharapova
5. serena/davenport

Footwork:

1.kim
2.myskina
3.venus
4. dementieva
5. sugiyama


Return of serve
1. dementieva
2. serena
3. sharapova
4. davenport
5. kim

Volley:
1. mauresmo
2. justine
3-5 some doubles experts( cant rank them )

QUEENLINDSAY
Aug 4th, 2006, 06:56 PM
:o

~Poseidon~
Aug 4th, 2006, 07:16 PM
1. Serve

Lindsay
Serena
Venus
Anna Lena
Ivanovic

2. Return of serve
Lindsay
Elena
Serena
Justine
Kim

3. Forehand
Lindsay
Serena
Kim
Mary
Elena


4. Backhand
Justine/Amelie
Venus
Anna Lena
Serena
Lindsay

oakkao
Aug 4th, 2006, 07:20 PM
I have done this about 100 times!! Let me do it again though! :awww:
Kind of hard to really rank them.. :confused:

Serve

1.Serena Williams
2.Lindsay Davenport
3.Mary Pierce
4.Venus Williams (Best 1st serve. I was considering her 2nd serve as well, hence this position :o
5.Maria Sharapova


Return of serve
1.Justine Henin
2.Lindsay Davenport
3.Serena Williams
4.Venus Williams
5.Elena Dementieva

Forehand
1.Justine Henin
2.Lindsay Davenport
3.Serena Williams
4.Maria Sharapova
5.Nicole Vaidisova

Backhand
1.Venus Williams
2.Serena Williams
3.Justine Henin
4.Amelie Mauresmo
5.Lindsay Davenport

Footwork
1.Justine Henin
2.Anastasia Myskina
3.Kim Clijsters
4.Amelie Mauresmo
5.Martina Hingis

Volley
1.Martina Navrtilova :o
2.Amelie Mauresmo
3.Martina Hingis
4.Lisa Raymond
5.Venus Williams (underrated :sad: )

~~*Elena.D*~~
Aug 4th, 2006, 07:34 PM
Serve:

1. Lindsay Davenport
2. Serena Williams
3. Venus Williams
4. Mary Pierce
5. Amelie Mauresmo


Return of serve:

1. Elena Dementieva
2. Venus Williams
3. Justine Henin-Hardenne
4. Lindsay Davenport
5. Mary Pierce

Forehand:

1. Svetlana Kuznetsova
2. Elena Dementieva
3. Lindsay Davenport
4. Kim Clijsters
5. Mary Pierce

Backhand:

1. Justine Henin-Hardenne
2. Maria Sharapova
3. Venus Williams
4. Amelie Mauresmo
5. Anastasia Myskina

Footwork:

1. Elena Dementieva
2. Anastasia Myskina
3. Amelie Mauresmo
4. Kim Clijsters
5. Francesca Schiavone

Volley:

1. Lindsay Davenport
2. Amelie Mauresmo
3. Martina Hingis
4. Nadia Petrova
5. Serena Williams?

sfselesfan
Aug 4th, 2006, 07:35 PM
Rank the currently active players( best five ) for following:

My choices:

Serve

1. Venus
2. Davenport
3. Serena
4. Pierce
5. Sharapova
Honorable Mention: Pierce, Vaidisova, Schultz-McArthy

Forehand:

1. Davenport
2. Serena
3. Clijsters
4. Kuznetsova
5. Dementieva
HM: Na Li

Backhand:

1. Davenport
2. Venus
3. Dementieva
4. Sharapova
5. Henin-Hardenne
HM: Serena, Mauresmo

Footwork:

1. Mauresmo
2. Clijsters
3. Kuznetsova
4. Pierce (good footwork, just slow)
5. Dementieva
HM: Henin-Hardenne, Na-Li

Return of serve

1. Davenport
2. Venus
3. Serena
4. Dementieva
5. Hingis (angle)
HM: Sharapova

Volley:

1. Mauresmo
2. Raymond
3. Hingis
4. Venus
5. Henin-Hardenne
HM: Molik, Schnyder, Hantuchova