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Old 12-04-2012, 09:11 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by Mike Bulgakov View Post
As a kid, Lendl was my hero and I copied his topspin forehand and backhand technique with the help of my coach. I saw Bettina Bunge play in person as much as I could, and really liked the speed and low bounce of her slice backhand, so I modeled my slice backhand after her.
I remember the name, but I don't think I saw her play but i can see from that shoulder turn and slight hip rotation could produce a wicked slice!
I teach kids and tell them to LEAN on the slice, like you were chopping down a tree with a Samurai sword!
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