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Old 08-26-2013, 08:51 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Chas Tennis View Post
I think that the racket cannot contact the ball "from the lower outside of ball say 4:30 or 5" if it is "slightly closed coming into contact."

Take a tennis ball in one hand and approach it with a closed racket. A closed racket has to first contact the top half of the ball.
Agreed, I am not saying the strings contact the ball at 4:30 or 5. Instead, I am just saying the racket face approaches the ball as if it will make contact on lower R side. I agree that if racket face is slightly closed, you cannot make contact that low on the ball.
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