The Saga of Jiri Vesely’s Overheads, As Told in GIFs

Jiri Vesely pushed a sloppy Andy Murray to the brink in Murray’s 7-6(2), 4-6, 6-4 third round win in Indian Wells. While Vesely is a promising young talent, he’s going to need some work on his overheads. Luckily for him, Novak Djokovic is living proof that you can become World No. 1 without ever learning to hit one properly!

I’ll let the GIFs do the talking:

Vesely41(watermarked)

Vesely11(watermarked)

Vesely21(watermarked)

Vesely31(watermarked)

Finally, Vesely made a successful overhead, and celebrated properly:

Vesely51(watermarked)


Amy can be spotted on a tennis court in the Philadelphia area, shanking backhand volleys.

2 Responses

  1. Jess
    Jess March 11, 2014 at 2:53 am |

    I think I hit better overhead than him…
    And I barely hit one in.

  2. Matt Vidakovic
    Matt Vidakovic March 11, 2014 at 9:30 am |

    I think Djokovic now breathed a sigh of relief – the Mantle of Ovehead Overlord has passed to a worthy successor.

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