Originally Posted by FrisbeeFool
Yeah pointing at the ball is something you saw pros doing in the Chris Evert Days. Today, most are pointing to the side fence with their off-hand during their forehand preparation. Players today coil even more than the oldschool players during their preparation on groundstrokes.
See the pics. Oudin, Roddick and Nadal did not play when Chrissie was playing.
I think Cheetah's point about it happening in neutral stance is valid, even though you see Oudin do that in almost open stance.