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Old 01-19-2013, 10:36 AM   #195
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Default Contact Point Videos & Pictures

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Originally Posted by corners View Post
I don't know, but I still think it would be better to aim for the center of the strings, or at least along the longitudinal axis. This would seem to give the greatest chance of producing a good shot, although shot speed and spin will vary each time one misses the center, while reducing the chance of clipping the frame and losing the point outright.
I think you are right and thank you for post #192.

Below is set of pictures that show point of contact. They copied from random samplings of following high speed videos:

1. Federer Inside Out Forehand tennisplayer.net https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6LmJyNoL8U
2. Sharapova Inside Out Forehand1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC254i1XN9I
3. AO 2012 Sharapova Easy Short Ball Forehand Winner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9egjkaBnYg
4. AO 2012 Kvitova Forehand Return Serve Winner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bnezy_gBxpY
5. AO 2012 Kvitova Second Serve Return Forehand http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8xrhvDIE50
6. AO 2012 Nadal Down the Line Running Forehand http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=594rg_Lrcjw
7. AO 2012 Djokovic Baseline Forehand http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5jWEzDsxWg
8. AO 2012 Djokovic Short Ball Forehand http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrEwPvhT3lU
9. AO 2012 Djokovic Down the Line Backhand Winner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlDsdMOXnHw
10. AO 2012 Djokovic First Serve Forehand Return Winner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMECK-D9Dqk
11. Lleyton Hewitt Forehand http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4jgaPbHcZY
12. Davydenko Forehand http://youtu.be/hF4dlqFH_v8



IMO the best players don’t have tendency to hit ball below of the racquet longitude axis!!!
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