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The new body type for tennis stardom?

Posted by tennisplanet on January 30, 2008

Is this the new standard now?

-Height: 6’2″.

-Weight: 176 lbs.

-Body type: Slim.

-Body specs: Flexible and supple.

Days of 5’9″ jokers dominating the tour are gone for good. There will never be another midget like Agassi, McEnroe, Connors or Borg ever making any headway in tennis. There may be another Ferrer here and there for some years, but soon they are about to get squished out of existence.

The push is to extend that height even further. Cilic, Querrey, Isner and Karlovic among others have already laid a strong petition for it.

Who are the players who fit this profile currently?

Federer, Djokovic and Murray.

Clown Height Weight Type        
Federer 6’1″ 177 lbs (80 kg) Supple        
Djokovic 6’2″ 176 lbs (80 kg) Flexible        
Murray 6’3″ 175 lbs (79 kg) Flexible        

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