Originally Posted by julian
Is it possible to say anything about elbow extension of the RIGHT HAND of Nadal for his double handed backhand?
Here's a link to Nadal hitting some bhs that I'm looking at.
Watching that, it doesn't look as if Nadal's technique is radically different from Djokovic's. I still see more elbow flexion at the takeback stage with little or no 'pat-the-dog' and slight elbow extension into contact.
I think we can say a lot of the difference is that both Djokovic and Nadal have low take backs on the 2hbh and do not have the same sort of "pat-the-dog" motion into contact as on the fh-wing. But I'm seeing a lot of commonality in the two players' backhands.