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Old 12-02-2012, 12:14 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by sureshs View Post
Once again confirms that the kick of the ball is not due to the topspin interaction with the ground, but the already higher point from which a topspin ball drops to the ground: "The steeper angle makes the bounce higher"
not just the higher drop but also the higher downward energy as the ball not just dops by gravity but is actively "sucked" down by the magnus effect.

but I agree the spin itself doesn't increase bounce angle (the opposite is actually true).
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