Message from discussion IF USO had switched to RED CLAY in 1978 how many slams would Sampras have?
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Subject: Re: IF USO had switched to RED CLAY in 1978 how many slams would
From: Shakes <kvcsh...@gmail.com>
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On Nov 16, 5:12=A0pm, phamquangt...@optusnet.com.au wrote:
> On Saturday, November 17, 2012 4:54:44 AM UTC+11, Ulysses wrote:
> > On Nov 16, 9:04=A0am, soccerfan777 <zepflo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > My guess is 9!
> > > I am sure Connors and McEnroe would have figured out a way to win a
> > > red clay USO, but Sampras simply wouldn't have since he was overly
> > > dependant on his big serve which was negated on red-clay. He didnt
> > > have the groundstrokes or the ability to tackle topspin at the FO and
> > > it would have been the same at the USO, if it was played on red-clay.
> > "He didnt have the groundstrokes..."
> > You appparently have never seen a Sampras match. His groundstrokes
> > were awesome. He had the greatest running FH the game has ever seen.
> > His DTL backhand was also an incredible shot.
> At best I'd say Pete's groundstrokes were on a par with Hewitt or less,
Are you serious ?