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The most basic way to hit a topspin shot off the forehand in tennis are these following steps: 1. Get in ready position, which is: both hands on the racket facing forward 2. Turn side ways as the ball approaches and slowly let your left hand drop away from the racket 3. Have your racket facing straight back (as if it were a mirror and you were trying to see the back of your head) have your racket extended back at shoulder height. 4. Bend your knees and smoothly swing your racket down to the ground 5. Then pull it up as you receive contact, with your arm once again straight out. 6. Slightly turn your wrist to go over the top of the ball, then follow through across your left shoulder. Tips: Be sure that your are always going forward and stepping into the shot. Never step away like off to the side, because that takes away your power. Remember that your not going to get enough power by just using your arm: bend your knees then step through. You can tell when your not getting topspin because the ball will usually spin sideways when it's not correctly hit. Topspin is the keyword in this shot because it literally is going over the top of the ball.

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