Monday, September 14, 2009

Tennis as Badminton

The elegance of this tennis point is almost enough to make me retract every word I recently wrote about the monotonous state of professional singles tennis. Almost. Watch:

With its display of ball placement, use of muscles other than those of the dominant shoulder, and sheer drama, this tennis point almost rivals something you'd see in badminton. Almost. Watch:

And this:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

As a long time badminton player, thanks for the love! I always appreciate when a tennis rally uses more of the court besides the baseline, more often seen in clay court matches.