Do you mean when top players have to play against each other? Coz if you ask some of the lower ranked players they will probably tell you Kim is a very offensive player. She can hit winners off both wings, use he drop shot and lob so effectively.Volcana said:Serena Williams is probably the most aggressive of the elite player.
Kim Clijsters is probably the most defensive.
Where would you put everyone else? For that matter ANYone else?
Offense Serena Monica Lindsay Justine * * * Venus Jenn Defense Kim
I would not rate Jennifer as an offensive player, watch her play against the likes of Henin, Venus, Serena , Davenport and even Clijsters and she does not seem to be the one in control of the match.. Probably she lost her match against Henin at the Usopen by her lack of agression in the decisive stages.j_dementieva27 said:looking at the top ten currently:
1. Kim Clijsters -- DEFENSIVE
2. Justine Henin-Hardenne -- OFFENSIVE
3. Serena Williams -- OFFENSIVE
4. Lindsey Davenport -- OFFENSIVE
5. Jennifer Capriati -- OFFENSIVE
6. Venus Williams -- OFFENSIVE
7. Amelie Mauresmo -- BOTH
8. Elena Dementieva -- OFFENSIVE
9. Chanda Rubin -- BOTH
10. Anastasia Myskina -- DEFENSIVE
Yeah, that´s why when people drool over how good Kim´s defense is, I´m like duh that´s the only thing she does. Venus´s defense is still the best in the game!justine&coria said:I think Davenport is the one who plays more offense than defense (in terms of percentage). She doesn't move well and her defence is not quite bad for a top10 player. But, when she attacks she can be very aggressive and powerful.
Venus has, I think, the best mix of defense/ offense.
You know, there are some balls, you simply can't attack. And if you play Serena you'll be more defensive than if you play the top 20. That's not a reason, to call you defensive.
When Venus defends, she can find some angles, some spins and a length of ball (especially cross-court shots) that really disturb her opponents.
And when she attacks, she attacks really well !!