Overall, this is a good analysis of tennis’ evolution, especially the part about the Luxilon strings.

However, when two players have almost identical styles, it can become extremely monotonous, regardless of whether it is an ace-fest or a long baseline battle in the trenches.

The contrasts in styles and personality are why the McEnroe-Borg, Sampras-Agassi and Federer-Nadal Grand Slam finals are universally regarded as the most memorable matches in tennis history and have gotten so much attention even from non-tennis fans.

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