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This has probably been done before but anyway!....

From the current players on tour, what shots combined do you think would make the 'Ultimate', unbeatable player???

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Serve: SERENA
Forehand: KUZZY (questionable!)
Backhand: JUSTINE
Volley: STOSUR
Smash: SERENA
Dropshot: PATTY
Movement: JUSTINE
Stamina: DEMENTIEVA
Tactics: HINGIS
Shot Selection: JUSTINE
Lob: HINGIS
Mental Strength: SERENA
 

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The ultimate WTA player was Steffi Graf :angel:

But from active players I would say:

Serve (1st and 2nd) Serena
Forehand Dementieva/Kuzzy/Serena - really CANNOT decide
Backhand Justine/Venus
Volley Mauresmo
Smash Serena
Movement Venus
Stamina Sharapova
Tactics Hingis
Shot Selection Serena/Justine
Mental Strength Serena

EDIT: I would choose Pierce's forehand actually when on, but seeing as she's not playing at the moment I'll leave it!
 

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Serve: Serena- its the best serve ever seen on tour:worship:

Forehand: Hard to pick, considering Graf is retired, so i would say Pierce/Serena

Backhand: Justine( single-hander), venus( double-hander)

Volley: Mauresmo/Justine

Smash: Venus( she often described it as her best shot back in the day)

Movement: Venus- best athlete in the game:hearts:

Tactics: Justine

Shot selection: Justine/Serena

Mental strength- Justine/Serena/Venus
 

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In fact I change my volley to Stosur :lol: Shes brilliant at the net from what ive seen....

Dropshot: PATTY!!!! ;)
 

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I actually think Serena's backhand is better than Venus' :rolleyes: :rolleyes: I love her technique...
 

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CONOЯ;10766363 said:
I actually think Serena's backhand is better than Venus' :rolleyes: :rolleyes: I love her technique...
I just feel venus's has more leverage on the shot, much better weight-transference moving forward on the backhand....

I love Serena's forehand technique though:drool:
 

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1st serve : Serena
2nd serve : Serena
Movement : Peak Serena/ Venus now
Backhand : Venus / Serena
Volley : Momo
Mental Strength : Serena (obviously)
Drop Shot : Justine
Forehand : Serena / Pierce!
Tactics : Serena nowdays / Kuznetsova (she just cannot impliment)
Angles : Duh!! Serena
Movement forwards : Serena now even (great at getting up to net or low balls)
Shot Selection : Justine!
 

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Basically a mishmash of Juju/vee and ree in rallies, serena on serve and momo at the net. Unplayable
 

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Serve: S. Williams
Forehand: J. Capriati
Backhand: M. Pierce
Volley: M. Hingis
Smash: S. Williams
Dropshot: M. Hingis
Movement: M. Hingis
Stamina: E. Dementieva
Tactics: M. Hingis
Shot Selection: J. Capriati
Lob: M. Hingis
Mental Strength: M. Seles/M. Pierce
 

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Serve: Serena
Forehand: Svetlana/Serena/Ivanovic :shrug:
Backhand: Justine/Venus/Serena
Volley: Mauresmo
Smash: Serena
Dropshot: Patty
Movement: Justine/Venus
Stamina: Dementieva
Tactics: Martina Hingis
Shot Selection: Martina Hingis
Lob: Martina Hingis
Mental Strength: Serena
 

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If you'd give Jankovic a bodybuilding workout schedule (to match Serena's strength) and Serena a net game you'd have two unbeatables.
 

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This thread has been done before, but it's always good for an update after a few more tournies ;)

Serve: Nicole (not as effective as Serena's best serves, but more consistent from match to match)
Forehand: Sveta (TOUGH one...Ivanovic & Nicole not far behind)
Backhand: Justine
Backhand down the line: Jelena (I'm starting to wonder if she'll have the best BDTL ever, when all is said & done)
Volley: Amelie
Swing Volley: Maria
Smash: Serena
Dropshot: Patty
Movement: Justine (Jelena's catching up...Kim, we'll miss you)
Stamina: Elena (I guess...it's hard to say)
Tactics: Martina
Shot Selection: Amelie
Lob: Martina
Mental Strength: Serena

And I'm not gonna name names, but some of the responses to this are just :help: with bias.
 

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Serve: S. Williams
Forehand: J. Capriati
Backhand: M. Pierce
Volley: M. Hingis
Smash: S. Williams
Dropshot: M. Hingis
Movement: M. Hingis
Stamina: E. Dementieva
Tactics: M. Hingis
Shot Selection: J. Capriati
Lob: M. Hingis
Mental Strength: M. Seles/M. Pierce


Yes actually i will change my forehand to the capster...wow she could do nething with it!
 

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Serve: N.Vaidisova
Forehand: N.Vaidisova, S.Kuznetsova, J.Henin, M.Sharapova - really tough to decide
Backhand: J.Henin and J.Jankovic
Volley: S.Stosur
Smash: N.Vaidisova and V.Williams
Dropshot: P.Schnyder
Movement: S.Peer
Stamina: N.Vaidisova, S.Williams, V.Williams and M.Sharapova
Tactics: M.Hingis and J.Henin
Shot Selection: J.Henin
Lob: M.Hingis
Mental Strength: M.Sharapova and S.Williams
 

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If Serena has Graf's speed and footwork, then yeah. :p

Hmm if graf had seena's serve...anwhere near her backhand then maybe but no..she'd be in the top ten...not even top 5 now days! :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :cuckoo: :boxing: wow serena even has a winning head to head with her...when she was in nappies...
 
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