Originally Posted by sureshs
This statement in OP is absolutely true:
no 1hb can hit rising balls consistently standing 2ft behind the line, not the guys i have seen in real life
It is also true that players of the same level with a 2 handed BH can do this. That is the key difference and only thing that matters here.
Then the OP hasn't seen many people play tennis...
Not even close to true.
If this was an absolute no single backhand player at any level would win, ever.... it would be shot to the backhand - point over, but we know that's not what happens.