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Old 09-13-2013, 01:58 PM   #642
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Originally Posted by ProgressoR View Post
Guys, what is PTD please?
"Pat the dog". It's a figurative expression for the position prior to the stroke in what is called the "modern forehand" where the stringbed is parallel to the ground before the forward swing. Examples below.
Hewitt:
http://images.brisbanetimes.com.au/2...witt-420x0.jpg
Federer:
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/imag...ne88093775.jpg
Nadal:
http://tenniscountry.com/Photos/nadalforehandprep.jpg
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