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Old Jan 24th, 2007, 12:12 PM   #8
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Excellent appreciation of Anna's game in these articles. Except this:

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Her serve is mediocre.
Anna has a great serve, especially for a girl of 5'7"! It's consistently deep, although she can also hit short-angled serves to the sidelines, which are very effective as they push her opponent way beyond the sideline to hit the return. Anna hits a lot of aces, both out wide and down the middle.

And Anna has a great one-two punch: most of the time, her serve doesn't win the point directly, but sets up a groundstroke-winner on the third stroke of the rally.

[from my Anna Chakvetadze Biography]

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