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When I look at the hottest youngsters everyone bigging up like iga, amanda or andreescu. They all look subpar athletes. Where are the sloanes and simona of the future? Im talking about pure athleticism now. When I see the likes of sloane, simona and giorgi you see girls who coukd have become pro in most female sports if they chose
 

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Andreescu looks a pretty good natural athlete.
This, before she broke herself from overplaying she was basically playing day in and day out, and winning most of those matches. Winning long 3-set matches, you name it. You can't do that if you're not athletic. Indian Wells didn't happen by accident, just look at her draw and how she got there and how she won that final against Angelique Kerber, who is one of the best athletes on tour, and I don't think anyone can dispute that.
 

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I'll agree that Sloane was impressive from an athletic standpoint early in her career, but Halep wasn't. It took her a couple years after her breast reduction surgery to develop her physique in a way to complement her game and new body shape.
 

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Anisimova doesnt move well. I havent seen Iga hype. Osaka and Kasatkina are super athletes
Vondrousova looks like a future top 10. She's okay. There are so many weak sections of draws that you have to hold back on the hype until someone does something besides a win over Bolsova
 

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Anisimova doesnt move well. I havent seen Iga hype. Osaka and Kasatkina are super athletes
Vondrousova looks like a future top 10. She's okay. There are so many weak sections of draws that you have to hold back on the hype until someone does something besides a win over Bolsova
Anisimova moves better than when Osaka was 17yo. I am pretty sure Anisimova will get faster as she get older.
 

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Anisimova moves better than when Osaka was 17yo. I am pretty sure Anisimova will get faster as she get older.
that's because she is bone skinny:shrug: Maria was also very quick at 17 because she was so skinny as well ,Anisimova will get slower as she gets older and gains more muscle/weight:shrug:
 

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I dont know if she will get slower, but good point on Sharapova. She moved much faster than Davenport at Wimbledon 2004. Anyone can watch that now and its hard to believe how slow Maria became
Sharapova at 17 was much faster than Anisimova. She was really a good player at 17, top 3 in the world in a good era, just missed winning the 2005 AO after winning W & YEC in 2004
 

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How do you create a thread like this and say Bianca is a subpar athlete. What are you watching? She's 18 and easily one of the best athletes on tour already and she's only going to get better endurance/stamina. Don't need to bring up strength she's already top tier there, I mean look at her legs, they're huge. Her athleticism is remarkable.
 

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that's because she is bone skinny:shrug: Maria was also very quick at 17 because she was so skinny as well ,Anisimova will get slower as she gets older and gains more muscle/weight:shrug:
Lol no. Maria was very gangly and much taller; Amanda is not at all the same body type.
Amanda will be fine.

This OP seems confused.

Also, Andreescu is only moderately talented as an "athlete" and will definitely need to watch her diet and lose weight over time. She's already so injury-prone, I'm not sure she'll be a name we discuss within 2-4 years time.
 

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The young Ukranians Kostyuk and Yastremska seem to have better than average athleticism. Andreescu seems very athletic, but I'm questionable about her fitness. The same with Kasatkina. Siniakova is very athletic even though her technique is funky.
 

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Amanda legit looks like a 800 m runner. I think she has nice legs it's just that she's that tall that it may fool you. Also she's 17, 1 2 years she might develop even more

Andreescu looks pretty bulky

The girl that played Halep yesterday indeed looks like lacking athleticism
 

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Anisimova doesnt move well. I havent seen Iga hype. Osaka and Kasatkina are super athletes
Vondrousova looks like a future top 10. She's okay. There are so many weak sections of draws that you have to hold back on the hype until someone does something besides a win over Bolsova
Damn what are you smoking? Osaka looks like a slow motion replay near Anisimova. Maybe she can't move too well on clay sure but on hard it's not even a contest. Anisimova is a Graff regen but faster
 

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Osaka moves well. Not a problem for her. Very fast hands, quick reaction time. I saw Pliskova beat Anisimova and they move about the same
 

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Anisimova doesnt move well. I havent seen Iga hype. Osaka and Kasatkina are super athletes
Vondrousova looks like a future top 10. She's okay. There are so many weak sections of draws that you have to hold back on the hype until someone does something besides a win over Bolsova
I agree. She moves like Davenport. Who needs movement when you have those kind of strokes?
 

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Andreescu seems very athletic to me<img src="https://i.imgur.com/OGuqcHb.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Confused" class="inlineimg" />
She has a very voluptuous body. Could be baby phat, but if not, keeping a body that thicc in trim shape will be a constant challenge.
 
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