via Using the Slice
He was The Magician.
He gave hope to Club players and hackers everywhere.
Santoro had a very crafty game. He utilized much slice. He had a two-handed forehand slice and a powerful tw0-handed backhand.
The talented frenchman had a long career. He played many many #1 players. Marat Safin famously said about Santoro: “Seeing your name next to his in the draw was like being told you are about to die.”