Originally Posted by WildVolley
The pros all hit it in front of the body, so I'd take that to mean that you should too.
To properly get your legs into the shot, the ball needs to be tossed a bit in front of you. As your body moves forward the contact point will be less in front than it would for a flat serve.
So should I toss the ball a little less far on the topspin serve than on my flat, but still in front?