Fun question. Once the great Ivan Lendl said grass is for cows for his inability to win the Wimbledon single title. This year he helped his ward Andy Murray to win this title. Now will he take back those words he uttered? Your views?
However, Lendl did learn a few good things by playing great serve volleyers like Mcnroe, Becker, Edberg and Sampras early on his career and even though he was a strong baseline game, he adopted and serve volleyed in between. If you might have observed then he has brought that occassional serve volley approach as a surprise attack weapon into the game of his protege Murray that allowes him a more attacking weapon and finish rallies earlier in some cases. Lendl, may himself had never won Wimbledon, but he would be more than happy that his protege Murray has and in good spirit ...more