Rafael Nadal’s “tweener” hot shot at Roland Garros sent shockwaves through the tennis community this week as it flew past Sam Groth and onto highlight reels across the globe.
— Roland Garros (@rolandgarros) May 24, 2016
OMG … point of the tournament so far… Nadal chases down the ball and hits the tweener and its a sensational winner down the line
— Craig Gabriel (@crosscourt1) May 24, 2016
Nadal making up for Federer’s absence in @rolandgarros by hitting a tweener!
— Rutvick Mehta (@RutvickMehta) May 24, 2016
As @RutvickMehta notes, Nadal might have hit an amazing tweener, but he’s hardly the first to hit one. Many attempt, but not all succeed at this difficult “between-the-legs” shot. Let’s have a #TBT look back at a few of the greatest tweeners:
There’s no doubt that these are all fantastic shots – but the real question remains: which of these is the best?