Originally Posted by Cheetah
What am I missing here? You just described how to hit an i/o forehand with sidespin.
He means right to left OVER the ball from 3 to 9, which will constitute an arc moving inward from right to left. Obviously, it is not possible, and that is his point. He would consider your side spin to be 3 to 9 UNDER the ball, with the arc moving away from the body to the left.