A "kick" serve has major topspin on the serve that causes it to "kick" up when it bounces. It kicks up very high in the air causing your opponent to be out of position when they hit the ball. (That's assuming they can reach the ball!) Your opponent usually will hit a weak shot back. Use a grip that is between an Eastern backhand and Continental. Throw the ball in the air so that it is slightly behind the left side of your head. Bend your knees and arch your back so that your back is almost facing the net. This gives you the
There are four types of serves in tennis: The Flat Serve, The Slice Serve, The Kick Serve, and the American Twist.
To serve in tennis, is to hit a tennis ball with your racquet, aiming to score against an opponent.
Samuel Groth has hit the fastest serve at 263 km/h.
no, a serve must be hit from out of the air
It depends on how hard you want to hit the ball
You can hit an underhand serve in tennis; however, the overhand serve is more effective because it is more powerful. That is why you don't see the underhand serve used much.
you throw the ball in the air and hit it
A kick serve becomes less effective when the returner can predict when it is coming. Because of the greater spin, a kick serve travels less slowly. If the returner can position himself to strike the ball before the kick takes effect, he can punish the return severely. Many servers use the kick serve as their second serve; however, they must still occasionally throw in a slice second serve to prevent returners from getting grooved on their returns.
Because you hit the ball with some kind of racket and that is why you call it a serve.
A serve in tennis is when you have the ball to start a game. For instance, the score is 3-4 games, you with 3 games won, and it is your turn to serve. A serve is when you hit the ball on the opposite side of the court in the square. Example: Standing on the right side to serve, you hit it in the square on the left side.
this is not the same as the heavy topspin serve that also goes by the nick name of "Kick" Serve. This question is about the "American" Twist serve.
To serve in tennis, get a ball, hold the chopper grip on a racket, throw the ball slightly in front of you while swinging your racket onto you shoulder and hit the ball!
In tennis you hit the ball with a racket in football you kick the ball and are not aloud to pick the ball up in the match unless your a goalie.
Do you mean "let"? If so, a let is when a serve touches/nicks the net AND lands in on a player's serve. People call "let" so the server knows their serve hit the net. If a server hits a let, they get to redo their serve.
The opposition get a point for a double fault
No, an ace is when you serve the ball so well that it can not be returned.
You can hit the net on a serve or hit and have it go over and it is still valid. You can kick the ball if it hits your feet.
If by what you mean is are you allowed to hit the return before it bounces - NO.
Not all tennis player do this but when you see this happen the tennis player is seeing which ones they want. Most tennis players take two balls before a serve take one to serve and keep the other one in his/her pocket in case he/she misses his first serve, then he has a extra ball to hit.
If the player is unable to hit the serve then it is an ace. But if the player hits the ball but does not return it, then it is a forced error.
To serve can mean several things. You can serve food and drink. You can serve a tennis ball. You can serve another person. Here are some sentences.Serve the coffee, please.His serve was too fast for me to hit with my tennis racquet.The maid will serve you while you're visiting me.
There ISN'T anything called a "backhand serve" in tennis.
Yes, it is a service-fault. If it was the first serve, you take your second serve; if it was your second serve, the point is awarded against you in the game.
Then the opposing player must return the ball to compete for the current point.
Of course! As long as it doesn't hit the net and then go over, it's fine.