Does Federer change grip when he hits a forehand drop shot?

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  1. Golden Retriever

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    He forehand drop shot was just poetry in motion. Does he change grip to continental when he hits it?
     
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  2. jms007

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    I believe so. You can see him change it at the last possible moment on slow-motion replays.
     
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  3. bigmatt

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    On a couple of them, it looked like he took the racquet back with a Continental grip, obviously intending to hit the dropper all along. On others, it looked like he shifted grips, meaning maybe he made a late decision.
     
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