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My serve can be shakey but that's down the list honestly. I'm a left-hander with 2HBH, and my worst shots are probably, in order:

1. Backhand volley (single-handed)
2. Backhand DTL
3. Forehand DTL
4. Forehand volley

I think there's hope for #3. I can hit them, just not that well from a neutral position. I certainly can't blast it like I can my up the middle or crosscourt shots. I think in time I'll be able to hit this pretty well though.
 

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My forehand can be dreadful at times, my serve sucks too. Backhand is good, but I really need to improve the serve.
 

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My serve and my backhand volley :happy:

Seriously can anyone give me tips for serving because it is one of my only easily exposed weaknesses and if it became even half way decent I could have a much higher ranking and win matches much more frequently and easily :tape: :help:

Ive tried the kick serve on the ad side and it really seems to work for me I just have to perfect it! :bounce:
 

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Everythings is all around good but I need to improve my backhand, when I get footwork right it's fine but when I am too early or too late it flops.
 

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Backhand DTL :lol:
 

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High backhands when I want to put pressure on it.
 

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2nd serve :sobbing: mostly considering my 1st serve is quite a good shot :spit:
BH on clay :facepalm: it's quite a good shot on fast surfaces because I can use opponent's power with it, but I struggle to generate my own path so on clay it just sucks.
Volleying...just poor.
 

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1. Volleys (I always hit drive volleys :sobbing:)
2. Slices
3. Drop shot
4. Back hand cross court.

My back hand cross court is either Maria or Stosur, there is no medium, more often than not it's Stosur.
 

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My backhand by far, although my crosscourt BH has improved greatly over the last few years. I just have to remember to come to a complete stop before hitting the ball CC :help: :lol:
 

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1. Volleys (I always hit drive volleys :sobbing:)
2. Slices
3. Drop shot
4. Back hand cross court.

My back hand cross court is either Maria or Stosur, there is no medium, more often than not it's Stosur.
All of this. My slice. It's so bad. It's so, so bad. I did a group lesson once where we did nothing but hit slice forehands the whole time and I ended up looking like an idiot.

I have an excuse for #4 though, I had tendonitis in my left wrist so I'm afraid to hit my backhand CC very hard :eek:h:
 
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