Originally Posted by toly
1. IMO, the easiest way to eliminate incoming ballís spin is hard hitting through the ball (big normal component) around sweet spot Ė flat stroke. This creates digging effect. The ball digs into string bed, strings hug the ball very hard and stop ballís rotation. The ballís outgoing direction will coincide with normal to the racquetís face. This approach a lot of pros apply very successfully in case of swing volley and kick serve. Good example is Sharapova. She absolutely doesnít care about the type of incoming ballís spin as soon as she is able to meet the ball around sweet spot.
+1 for this above.
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