Originally Posted by LeeD
That's usually the skidding, low bouncing shot, so stand in, set early, stroke thru the ball, imparting less topspin than usual, since the incoming sidespun ball is bouncing lower.
That's why it's used as an approach shot, with some underspin.
I don't have a problem with sliced side spin. In fact, I return them with sliced side spin or topspin. I should have clarified.
It is the topspin-sidespin combination I am talking about.