Does K-Lina hit that hard too, but a lot of Croats do anyways, esp Lucic ? I think Lindsay and even Mary hit harder than her, she is pretty light from the looks. Maria is right in the middle I think and she is only 17 thus she'll grow, do you know how much Kim weighed when she was 17?the cat said:Maria is close to having top 5 WTA Tour power. Maria has good power but she doesn't hit as heavy a shot as the Williams sisters, Lindsay Davenport and Jennifer Capriati do because she is much lighter than they are.
And power is somewhat overrated. I want Masha to be able to control her shots and move the ball around the court to keep her opponenents off balance.
Karolina Sprem who hit a serve 121mph at Wimbledon is near the top 5 in power, too.
Maria might be more confident especially now that she won Wimbledon...but i dont think hitting wise, she is better than Jen!mboyle said:Maria is better right now than Kim/Jennifer/Lindsay, especially Jen. I love Jenny, but she doesn't really have the same weapons and confidence as Sharapova.
Sprem EASILY hits the ball harder than Clijsters. If she hits it harder than Jen, it can go either way, but I think Sprem hits it harder on a consistent basis than Capriati does.CJK said:harder than Jennifer and Kim? That's a pretty big complement if you ask me.