“What can WE, schleppers and hackers, gain from watching the pro’s? Is there anything we can take away from watching Roger serve? From Nadal’s forehand (maybe even less likely)?” That question and comments below coming from fellow Newk Fantasy camp veteran, Marc Segan…
“Well, as I say, Nadal’s whip forehand looks like it’s almost dangerous to execute (I can imagine whacking myself upside the head!) And of course, other pro’s use a variant of that stroke too — even the women. Is there anything for us mortals in that?
“How about other strokes? the short-hop groundstroke off the baseline that always amazes me. The way they hit back a high, deep ball and can make a winner of it. Is it reasonable for any of us to expect to make SOME kind of use of those techniques?”
George’s Comment: Men’s vs. Women’s Doubles
And when I watch the men play doubles (huge serves, strong volleys and overheads, fast foot/hand speed that all allow them to poach at will), there is absolutely nothing I can relate to … and is almost not enjoyable enough to watch on TV.
Watching the women play doubles on the other hand, is just slow enough to allow me to see the strategy and movement in play. This is pro play that I can relate to and learn from.
How about YOU, can you learn from watching the pros?
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