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Your Bread & Butter Shot?

my two staple shots:

1.flattened out cross court, one-handed backhand on a short ball. (I would sit glued to my tv for hours watching Justine re-grip, run up, and smash those short balls away! I got it down pretty good now!)

2. when stretched out wide on the ad side, i love to hit my cross court topspin backhand. the opponent is usually waiting for a slice to come back but i rip that ball and get them off their rhythm...
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1. Crap forehand
2. Slow, floating backhand


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like to do 1 high ball very high ball on the backhand side
AFTER i run on the middle of the court and i hit a very big big swing volley l
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1. backhand cross court
2. speed (i know thats not a shot but im crap at everything else )
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Well...since you are asking...(I dont like to brag)...but I won the last two Wimbledons with my serve...:retard:

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1. backhand slice (it´s the only shot I can really do well...ball doesn´t bounce at all)
2. serve (FIRST SERVE! not second!...second one is embaressing)

I don´t like all the other shots

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1.) Two-handed backhand angle out wide
2.) Forehand on the run
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post #8 of 51 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 2005, 09:48 PM
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We have two choices?

1. FH and BH short angeled cross court passing shot (my favourite shot on both wings..... Very strong and mostly placed very well)!
2. Drop Shot (love to use it; pretty strong)

I also like my cross-court and FH longline strokes, BH slice is very stable, I don't feel comfortable at BH down-the-line sometimes. Serve very good. Netgame average, although I try to improve that a lot. Lob good, too.

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My forehand crosscourt. I usually take my forehand pretty high so it comes as a surprise and usually I get a pretty good angle off it.

The next shot is probably my backhand down the line. I love hitting that shot. It's generallly better if i hit it right of a return as opposed to in a rally.
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FH down the line......whip it cross court pull em out wide, then hit a forehand down the line, i find a nice angle on my backhand which is very useful also.
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Two-handed forehand- down the line... I can hit that shot with a lot of pace and pretty good accuracy and since I have a two handed forehand often times people can't tell which direction I'm going to to go...

Good first serve...

Unfortunately my strengths are about equal to my weaknesses, which neutralizes them. I'm soooooooo weak off my backhand side (I usually slice) and if my first serve doesn't go in- I'm a goner!

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Crushing a two-handed backhand down the line.
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My 2 handed backhand is by far my best shot. I can crush it down the line or crosscourt.

My drop shot has gotten pretty good too & my volleys are improving. ( I hit a stab volley yesterday that landed barely on the other side of the net & died w/o a bounce)
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1. Forehand crosscourt angle
2. Backhand down the line

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post #15 of 51 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 2005, 10:59 PM
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me its inside out forehand
bh dtl
i like to hit shot in run because i run very fast and i like to do a big shot :P in run its so good and beautiful ;P
first serve volley i like it sometime
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