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post #1 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 30th, 2007, 10:56 PM Thread Starter
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What technique do you use on your backhand?
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post #2 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 30th, 2007, 10:58 PM
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What technique do you use on your backhand?
I think timing is the most importing thing, if you want to hit the ball hard and error free, hit it on the right time.
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Two hands. I'm not very sophisticated with my tennis. I hit the ball flat. It's a hobby and I've never gotten too competitive with tennis.


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I have a one-handed backhand and I love it! Not quite as beautiful as Justine's but often as potent.

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post #6 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 01:07 AM
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I hit the ball very flat off that wing, but hit my forehand with a lot of topspin. Go figure.
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post #7 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 01:10 AM
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My baclhand has and will always be my best shot. I hot it sort of like Lindsay/Masha technique wise and its just hard and flat but seems to always go in.
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My backhand is probably better than my forehand just because I can attack with it more. I used to hit it with a roll (well, I sometimes I still do) but then I adjusted my stroke to make it more compact (so I can recover better on running shots).

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I use two hands, its my weaker ground stroke. I rarely hit winners off it, maybe once or twice a set. I guess just a consistent shot. I dont even know what my technique is, just boring typical two hander.

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post #10 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 01:32 AM
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I have a two-handed backhand.

It's my best shot.

I love to go down the line and it's pretty fluid a la Danka.
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post #11 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 01:33 AM
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I've taken the Safarova approach.

My left arm (I am right-handed) ends up straightened out after I finish my swing. It looks eerily similar to Lucie's and I didn't even copy hers.

It's my best shot though. I can basically hit any shot with it.

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post #12 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 01:53 AM
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two hands.. i'm trying to shorten my swing so it LOOKS like hewitt's lol.

right now its pretty good

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post #13 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 02:10 AM
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My backhand is often very flat and i hit by backhand open stance in the run and attack with close stance
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post #14 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 02:23 AM
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Re: Your backhand

2 hands, very flat and reminds me of Peschke, but I have a sliced one handed backhand I use
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post #15 of 61 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 2007, 02:28 AM
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2 handed, very's my best shot by far. Lots of pace, but I can use spin if I need to.

Also developing a very painful left wrist injury recently...idk if its from tennis though... Just like Vee Hopefully it's just sore from typing 1000 papers for school...
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