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Old 01-10-2013, 01:43 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by 10isfreak View Post
Well, it's unfortunate because pros hit the very vast majority of their stroke out of the sweet spot -- and they do it constantly and purposely. Virtually all top spin strokes are hit closer to the bottom edge of the frame (that is, closer to the side since the racket is horizontal during groundies).

Originally Posted by tennis_balla View Post
This is true but players do not hit near the bottom of the racket on purpose, They are always looking to put it in the middle of the strings but practice and adaptation has trained them to err on the bottom side of the racket. A ball hit near the top side is simply not going to stay in the court with the rhs that the pros have but a ball mishit a little low is only going to land a little shorter in the court instead of costing them the point.
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