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Edberg/Becker vs. Sampras/Federer

Discussion in 'Tennis' started by ElTexan, Jul 10, 2020.

  1. ElTexan

    ElTexan Board Chancellor Emeritus

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    Edberg/Becker vs. Sampras/Federer
    Doubles on hard court, in their primes, 5 sets.

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    It's possible Edberg gives his team the edge.

    Edberg/Courier might be even better.
     
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    Courier neither had the serve nor volley game Becker had
     
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    No, but I think he would be good on hard courts.

    I didn't know the criteria was that only serve and volley players were considered. Is that what you want, only serve and volley players?

    After watching more of Courier's matches during this quarantine, his serve was a lot better than I remembered. He had some matches where he had more aces than other known servers.
     
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    No such explicit criteria, but you know how doubleS is played, right?
     
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    Yes, good teams usually have the best serve and volley players. But sometimes there will also be good teams that use the I formation too.

    Becker played the most doubles, and had the most wins, so that's why I picked his team from your original question.