Originally Posted by always_crosscourt
The ball looks very fast on TV, and it looks like the ball is crossing the net very low.
What you don't realise is that the pro's hit so much spin and pace that the ball is crossing the net some 20ft over the net, and the spin is pulling the shot down so aggressively that the shot can go at 200mph and still get dragged down well inside the baseline.
Tennis on Jupiter is brutal . . .