Justine's Serve - TennisForum.com
TennisForum.com   Wagerline.com MensTennisForums.com TennisUniverse.com
TennisForum.com is the premier Women's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!
Reply

Old Jun 6th, 2003, 01:49 PM   #1
moby
Senior Member
 
moby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Posts: 13,608
moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute
Justine's Serve

I was very impressed by Justine's serve yesterday (for abt 1 and a half sets). When she ended the day, her avg 1st serve speed was like 102mph.

Has any player had such stats before? it is very amazing.

If Justine can serve like that at wimbledon, and if she chooses to come in more, she can be a real contender.
__________________
A single flow'r he sent me, since we met./All tenderly his messenger he chose;
Deep-hearted, pure, with scented dew still wet - One perfect rose.
I knew the language of the floweret;/'My fragile leaves,' it said, 'his heart enclose.'
Love long has taken for his amulet/One perfect rose.
Why is it no one ever sent me yet/One perfect limousine, do you suppose?
Ah no, it's always just my luck to get/One perfect rose.
moby is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:07 PM   #2
country flag per4ever
Team WTAworld
Senior Member
 
per4ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Belgium
Posts: 41,230
per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of per4ever has much to be proud of
I was very impressed too..she definitly knows when she needs to hit those first serves
per4ever is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:10 PM   #3
country flag The Crow
The hottest straight, goth rocker on the board
Admin Emeritus
 
The Crow's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Belgium
Posts: 31,801
The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute The Crow has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by per4ever
I was very impressed too..she definitly knows when she needs to hit those first serves
Maybe you could tell her that 5-4 in the third set is a great moment too to hit some big first serves
__________________
If only I was sure that my head on the door was a dream
The Crow is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:11 PM   #4
moby
Senior Member
 
moby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Posts: 13,608
moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute
i think she was saving them up for 6-5
__________________
A single flow'r he sent me, since we met./All tenderly his messenger he chose;
Deep-hearted, pure, with scented dew still wet - One perfect rose.
I knew the language of the floweret;/'My fragile leaves,' it said, 'his heart enclose.'
Love long has taken for his amulet/One perfect rose.
Why is it no one ever sent me yet/One perfect limousine, do you suppose?
Ah no, it's always just my luck to get/One perfect rose.
moby is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:39 PM   #5
country flag Hagar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Europe
Posts: 6,106
Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute Hagar has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Crow
Maybe you could tell her that 5-4 in the third set is a great moment too to hit some big first serves
Justine was afraid the match could become too boring and the spectators would fall asleep.
__________________
2000-2007: My "Kim years". My best years as a tennis fan. A few bitter losses but a lot of great matches and great wins. Thank you, Kim Clijsters!
26.03.2009: More Kim years to come!
Hagar is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:42 PM   #6
country flag Martian KC
Senior Member
 
Martian KC's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Upside down
Posts: 21,130
Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute Martian KC has a reputation beyond repute
I was impressed by the ace she hit to win the 1st set.
__________________
Good Luck In 2005:
[Martina Hingis] [Justine Henin-Hardenne]
[Cara Black] [Nadia Petrova] [Eugenia Linetskaya] [Patty Schnyder]
[Svetlana Kuznetsova] [Ai Sugiyama] [Su-Wei Hsieh] [Gisela Dulko]

[Maja Matezvic] [Karolina Sprem] [Eleni Daniilidou] [Maria Kirilenko] [Jelena Jankovic]
[Tathiana Garbin] [Timea Bacsinszky] [Kaia Kanepi] [Na Li] [Vera Douchevina]

The Pompous Member Of The Justine Philistines' Society™
Martian 4 Life
Martian KC is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:50 PM   #7
country flag irma
Senior Member
 
irma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: the netherlands
Posts: 13,647
irma has disabled reputation
lmao

worship@verkerk
__________________
In the middle of the night
I go walking in my sleep
Through the desert of the truth
To the river so deep
We all end in the ocean
We all start in the streams
We're all carried along
By the river of dreams
In the middle of the night
irma is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:51 PM   #8
country flag irma
Senior Member
 
irma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: the netherlands
Posts: 13,647
irma has disabled reputation
oops I am in the wrong thread
__________________
In the middle of the night
I go walking in my sleep
Through the desert of the truth
To the river so deep
We all end in the ocean
We all start in the streams
We're all carried along
By the river of dreams
In the middle of the night
irma is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 02:52 PM   #9
WtaTour4Ever
Team WTAworld
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 2,109
WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light WtaTour4Ever is a glorious beacon of light
She does get some zip to it....wonder why Martina couldn't.....seriously...i'm not trying to bash. I only compare b/c they are both smaller than the avg player?
WtaTour4Ever is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 03:03 PM   #10
rikvanlooy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 839
rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all rikvanlooy is a name known to all
Quote:
Originally Posted by easy
I was very impressed by Justine's serve yesterday (for abt 1 and a half sets). When she ended the day, her avg 1st serve speed was like 102mph.

Has any player had such stats before? it is very amazing.

If Justine can serve like that at wimbledon, and if she chooses to come in more, she can be a real contender.
she can be a real contender

She reached the final 2 years ago and last she reached the semi final.

This year she has improved a lot. She is number three and she is number two at the Race to the Championship (or number one if she wins Rg).

So, yes, you're right. She might be a contender for Wimbleon.
rikvanlooy is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jun 6th, 2003, 03:53 PM   #11
moby
Senior Member
 
moby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Posts: 13,608
moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute moby has a reputation beyond repute
well the reason why i said she might be a real contender was because wimbledon's on grass and NOT clay.

In the past two years, Justine hasnt had much trouble from the lower ranked players, but the minute she ran into Venus she was blown off the court. The fast surface doesnt really give justine as much time to prepare for her groundstrokes. At the same time, while she had a pretty good serve, it wasnt enuff for her to get to net all the time.

There's no question that Justine can hold her own on grass but against venus and serena especially she's got to come in more cause there's no way she can match them off the ground on grass. And it would help her serve-and-volleying (something which i dont think justine should just be using sparingly on grass. i.e. she should be serve and volleying off every point if possible with her volleys) if she can serve at the level she's been serving.
__________________
A single flow'r he sent me, since we met./All tenderly his messenger he chose;
Deep-hearted, pure, with scented dew still wet - One perfect rose.
I knew the language of the floweret;/'My fragile leaves,' it said, 'his heart enclose.'
Love long has taken for his amulet/One perfect rose.
Why is it no one ever sent me yet/One perfect limousine, do you suppose?
Ah no, it's always just my luck to get/One perfect rose.
moby is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios