Interesting Read on History of 2 Handed Backhand

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  1. gmlasam

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    Very good article.
     
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    Nice article, but he put too much emphasis on the men's game. Most early 2H BHanders were women (at least here in Ohio) who were taking Evert's lead. I used to kid them and call them "Chrissie Clones."
     
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    Even though I have a 2 hander, it's nice to see Justine break the mold and have such a nice one-hander in the women's game. Most women hit 2 handers these days while the men are more evenly divided.

    I love the 2 hander and I usually have a big advantage hitting high balls with lots of topspin crosscourt to my one-handed BH opponents. I do wish I could dropshot better with the two hander though. I almost never do that, so the two hander is a little bit limiting, but for overall consistency and hard dipping passing shots, it's great.
     
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    I especially liked that picture of Sampras hitting a BH volley :lol:
     
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