one handed backhand

  1. A

    Which year of the Pure Drive Tour / Roddick is the best???

    I'm wondering, what year of the Pure Drive Tour / Roddick is the "best". Any opinions??? I have a couple of the Pure Drive Roddick GT (2009?) that haven't been out of my bag in a while, and I find myself really miss that feeling of just cracking the ball off both sides with it. The launch...
  2. S

    Tips on improving forehand/one-handed backhand form?

    I’ve been playing tennis for over 6 years but in that span of time, I’ve never been coached so my form looks very strange and awkward. I hate how people would make fun of it so I want to improve and make it look nicer and also become more consistent. I have a video of my forehand and one-hand...
  3. D

    CRITICIZE MY BACKHAND (shadow)

    Feel free to criticize my backhand shadow. I've already watched some videos of professionals and the shadow doesn't seem far off. 1.Perhaps my takeback is too exaggerated ? 2. And when my right foot hits the ground the forward swing should start sooner? 3. Should I use my shoulder blades? I...
  4. Y

    Thoughts on lead tape placement for 1HB

    Hello tennis community!! I am a fairly new tennis player that has been self taught and learned so much within the year I have been playing. I am athletically fit and was training to go D1 in another sport and gave up on that. Soon after I found my passion for tennis. I started my tennis journey...
  5. DeeeFoo

    1HBH takeback/backswing: Straight arm or bent arm?

    It's been about 3 months since I dedicated myself to learning the 1hbh, and I'm still a bit undecided at this fork in the road. On the takeback or backswing, would it be better to keep the arm straight from the beginning? Or have it a little bent, and straighten it out before contact? Obviously...
  6. S

    Full Western Grip for OHB?

    I switched to a one-handed backhand a few months ago. I never really paid much attention to my grip before, I started off with a loopy swing which had too much spin but now I swing with quite a linear motion, and the result has been a slightly inconsistent but moderately powerful and quite...
  7. Simon_the_furry

    Active WTA players with one handed backhands (list)

    So I've taken it upon myself to make a list of all active WTA players who use one-handed backhands. So far, I have: Conny Perrin, 27 years old, current world #191 in singles, world #197 in doubles. Carla Suárez Navarro, 28 years old, current world #25 in singles. Eleni Daniilidou, 35 years...
  8. R

    Need Help on Slice Backhand

    No matter how much I practice the slice, or how many times I watch Federer slow mo, I always shank the slice. It either pops up, has no spin, or hits the frame. I've probably hit two good slice backhands in my entire life. Whereas my slice forehand is deadly if I hit it properly, it stays low...
  9. Searah

    My coach keeps telling me to be more side on

    this is for the one handed backhand. she keeps telling me my stance isn't side on enough and that my legs/feet need to be perfectly in line with each other. but watching many videos or seeing other people play.. i keep seeing the left foot more behind and not like this - | | - when...
  10. M

    One handed backhand practice - tips needed

    Hi all, I am trying to fix my backhand. I often feel I lack power. I always thought I am not turning enough, but by looking at this video, it seems to me like I am turning too much. I don't know anymore. Please share your tips and problems you see here. I know I have too big loop :) But it seems...
  11. M

    One handed backhand - should I use more extreme grip?

    I was trying to find some answers here and I did some. However, I would like to know more and see what you guys think. The video I posted here has been of great help for my strokes. Especially on forehand side. But now, I would like to work on my backhand a bit more. I am currently in doubt on...
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