Originally Posted by barringer97
True. Also, I think another issue with it is that you can get burned by it if your not careful. If you leave it up to someone that has a good forehand, your done...so you got to take your lumps.
Yes, a slow kicker that lands in 2-3 feet from the corner may be attacked with a big forehand. A well placed and decent paced kicker is very hard for a returner to run around and attack with forehand. Pros including Roger Federer often uses slices to return 80 miles kickers.