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Old 02-05-2013, 04:15 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by dominikk1985 View Post
this is not nadals usual swing.

in practice he mostly uses a ww finish (and hits the ball quite flat) but in games he uses that lasso FH almost always.
His usual swing on hard courts does involve a ww follow-through. As for the swing itself there is not a lot of difference between the reverse forehand and a standard ww forehand. The point being that both players show extensively similar mechanics, contrary to common beliefs.

As for the sake of comparison, wed have to compare Federer and Nadal both doing a reverse forehand to get a real idea... whether Nadal uses it more often or not is of no relevance here because we compare swings, not tactics.
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