The Federer inside-in whip forehand

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  1. LanceStern

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    I haven't seen Federer hit that whip forehand in a while, so nice to see ( at 2:37 )

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtYi8dtT6B4

    When Fed hits it like that, no-one can match his racquet head speed and how PERFECT it looks
     
  2. DeShaun

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    I was watching Rafa hitting these against Rosol. It seems the shot is most doable when the opponent drops a ball short, the ball bounces very high but remains shallow and doesn't gain additional depth from any topspin.
     
  3. firepanda

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    Wow, no-one can match that pace, not to mention the spin he probably put on the ball. I'd break my wrist on that shot.
     
  4. TennisLovaLova

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    Of course you'd break your wrist, you're a panda!
     
  5. LanceStern

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    So beautiful
     

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