Creating a Heavy Topspin Loop
Some players naturally get a huge amount of topspin on their loops, especially against backspin. How do they do it? Here are three tips.
- Against backspin, backswing very low, with bent knees and the back shoulder dropped.
- Accelerate smoothly into the ball. Many players try to jerk the shot to quickly; use the whole backswing and your whole body weight to generate force – but do so smoothly and gradually. (This is the most important item.)
- Graze the ball. If you have trouble doing this, try pulling the racket back from the ball slightly as you approach the ball.
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