Originally Posted by tennisBIEST
Here's my take on playing someone with a 99s....every baseline ball hit with depth has to be hit above shoulder height or above. It was frustrating to consistently have to chop up on the ball to return pace and depth. Especially when the 99'Ser is hitting that loopy forehand to my 2hbh!
Just use a deep low slice (no chopping, which leads to short balls that stay up, ready for picking) and see how your friend with the 99s handles it. My bet is that he won't do very well because he won't be able to get underneath the ball to impart spin and it will fly out.