WTA 2HBH Stance

Znak

Professional
Out of curiosity, why do so many WTA players play their 2HBH out of this stance? I'm a OHBH so it's hard for me to relate... is it to generate more power or more of a defensive thing? Why do we see less of this by ATP players (or am I just not paying attention to it)?

 

big ted

Legend
yea i usually see them hit that when half volleying a hard deep drive (usually a return of serve)..
i guess they get more leverage that way.. i dont usually see ATP players
put in this type of predicament (maybe because they hit with more topspin?) so its seen less?
 

Hmgraphite1

Hall of Fame
Out of curiosity, why do so many WTA players play their 2HBH out of this stance? I'm a OHBH so it's hard for me to relate... is it to generate more power or more of a defensive thing? Why do we see less of this by ATP players (or am I just not paying attention to it)?

Saw Berdych do one of those, you need strong quads. Helps to get down some, recently been doing on my ohbh ( different stance though)
 

ByeByePoly

G.O.A.T.
Out of curiosity, why do so many WTA players play their 2HBH out of this stance? I'm a OHBH so it's hard for me to relate... is it to generate more power or more of a defensive thing? Why do we see less of this by ATP players (or am I just not paying attention to it)?

Women are more grounded.
 

travlerajm

G.O.A.T.
I'm quite certain that if I tried that, I'd be out for 3 months with a severe right hamstring tear, a grade 2 left quad strain, and bruised patella.
 

Hmgraphite1

Hall of Fame
Making that kind of bodyweight stretching, lunges and squats can eventually build the muscles to handle it, but you gotta take fedal steps and build up slowly. Note the shoulder and back stretch combined with the movement. If you do full body motion exercises that mimick what happens on the court, your body will be less likely to pull out of a swing during a point due to its unfamiliarity to the motion. Low volley, moving backwards, backhand overhead
 
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