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Old 12-01-2011, 01:08 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by TennisCoachFLA View Post
By the way, here is the girl that beat her at the Herr yesterday. Check out the grip on the forehand. I know she is having success right now in the 12s.....but anyone think that grip will maximize her long term chances of success? Sure some pros even hit with different grips, but to me you are better off stacking the odds and going with a more traditional grip.

To answer your question, it will be hard for her to hit her FH with pace and to avoid injury as she moves into the older age divisions. Look at Sofia Kenin in the picture below her - same grip but completely different forehand mechanic. My daughter has the exact grip and if she wants to avoid future injuries, she needs to get her elbow behind the racquet at the contact point
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