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Old 12-01-2011, 02:22 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by rptennis View Post

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
Good point. When Macci had Sofia at 5-6 years old he was constantly switching her back to semi western from an extreme western. Lots of girls seem to let that grip slip around if you do not stay on them.
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