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07-18-2005, 01:50 AM
has anyone noticed that federer uses a continetal grip when he hits a backhand i find this very unusual i tryed it its very hard
07-18-2005, 04:49 AM
Are you sure? I'm pretty sure it's continental for slice, eastern for topspin.
07-18-2005, 04:55 AM
Only on slices.
x Southpaw x
07-18-2005, 07:02 AM
I've seen Federer pull off nice slices with eastern BH grip too. But his topspin GS is mostly eastern BH definitely.
I saw a clip of him using Continetal for top spin. Maybe that was just one though, and he did not have enough time to switch or something.
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