Originally Posted by tennis_pro
Find me one video of Nadal hitting a proper drive volley (not the pushy ones he plays all the time when his opponent is 10 miles off court) and I'll change mind. He doesn't have any power on his volleys whatsoever, he just hits smart approach shots, that's all there is to it.
Oh, I know what you mean. You mean punch volleys. I thought you meant swinging volleys. Punch volleys, yeah, he doesn't do them very often if at all. Swinging volleys, however, he does do them sometimes (in fact quite often when he was young).