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Old 01-14-2013, 12:27 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by LeeD View Post
You only need to play tennis just a little bit to know 2hbh is much better for half volleys, for shots hit behind you, for big fast serves hit into your backhand, and for returning overhead smashes with some ball speed besides slicing.
You don't have to play a lot to know this.
I have no issues hitting half volleys or behind me with one hand and the backhand overhead is always a smash for me, never a slice. I suppose it's the benefit of all those hours playing squash and badminton.

While I can imagine hitting low half volleys in the service box with two hands, i think single handed would give more feel/disguise/angle.

The real question:
how does one reach a backhand overhead with two hands? is there a two handed version of this?
Disclaimer: I'm NOT a coach...
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