What I need is a better overhead. I'm VERY good at getting to net, and I have pretty decent volleys. So every time I play, people start lobbing. It's like they're all in the same religion or something. If I let the ball bounce, they have time to get in position, and sometimes the ball doesn't bounce high enough for a good overhead. If I could take it out of the air...
What i want is a backhand 'hook'. I can hit an inside out backhand, so the ball tails away to my opponents right. (I'm right-handed) I want to be able to make it hook the other way. You have to come around the outside of the ball. Not so easy on the backhand side.
TylerW - On the one-handed topspin backhand. Take the ball low, down around your ankles, with the racket almost pointing vertically to the ground. 'Drag' the racket over the top of the ball as you swing. You can't pussyfoot it, you have to swing. You get a nice topspin, but the ball stays low. Obviously, you have to take the ball on the rise to do this most of the time.
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