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Old Nov 30th, 2012, 09:42 PM   #95
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Re: Which world #5 is the best player at her peak? Hantuchova, Chakvetadze or Kerber?

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Kerber is probably the best mover out of her crop.... she is certaintly one of the best movers currently on tour.

She also hits a mean ball.... her back of the court game is arguably the strongest of the three.

Kerber's weakness is her abysmal second serve.

As long as she learns to beef that shot up... she should be around in the top 10 for quite some time (barring injury or something similar).

That she has done as much as she has with such an attackable serve proves how good the rest of her game must be.
It's only strong when she is playing power players....Kerber struggles mightly against 'competent' players that lack pace(Errani,Aga) and can be easily destroyed by power players that don't get lulled by her off brand game. Mind you, Kerber def has skills and rightfully deserves her top 5 rank BUT peak versus peak versus peak i feel her game isn't the strongest of the 3.

Chakvetadze would dismantle Hantuchova through her poor movement and Anna's great precision and countering skills; Chakvetadze would out steady Kerber being that Kerber struggles with other off brand players who lack big power. And Kerber would beat Daniela by feeding off her low flat drives and moving her around the court and tracking down all her balls which would lead to Daniela pressing.
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