You can return serves either cross court, down the line, short, or deep to the baseline. The type of return you hit should take into account the spin on the serve. Serves with topspin will bounce high. Serves that are flat tend to be low and will go into your body. Serves with slice will kick out at extreme angles or bounce straight up and die quickly.
To return a topspin serve you will need to be ready to hit a ball that will kick up high into the air after it bounces on the ground. Step in and return the shot early, right after it bounces off the ground. This way you'll eliminate the effects of their topspin.
To return a flat shot you can hit it with any spin. The ball will be low, so bend your knees and make sure to follow through.
Returning a slice serve can be tricky. It is critical that your feet are ready to move in any direction in a split second. Slice shots can sometimes bounce in funny angles or barely bounce off the ground. Try hitting a topspin return. Topspin allows you extra time to get back to ready position.
So far we have only considered what a spinning ball will do once it touches the ground.
However, balls with a significant amount of spin will be doing things through the air even before they reach the ground. This is due to the infamous 'magnus effect'. I won't go into the mechanics here.
For instance, with servers like John Newcombe, or modern servers who step up to the serve and come around the ball, the ball will carry a great amount of sidespin that will swing through the air away from a right-handed player receiving a right-hander's serve into his deuce court if served wide to the receiver's forehand side. If this style is used when serving down the 'T', or to the receiver's backhand side, it will tend to cut back into the receiver's body.
Tennis players must serve or return the tennis ball back to opponent in order to continue the tennis game.
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If by what you mean is are you allowed to hit the return before it bounces - NO.
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A good strategy for a table tennis serve is to put top, back, or side spin on the ball and then place this shot towards the corners of the tabe in order to make the opponent reach for the serve.
You can only be awarded an ace when you serve the ball.
No, only the person standing diagonal from the server at the baseline may return
As of right now, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray
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You have to let the ball bounce in the service box before returning the serve.
I think you are refering to a Top Spin serve. This can either be a type of Jump serve or normal overhand serve where you snap your wrist. Putting a spin on the Ball
To develop a successful serve you need to snap your wrist, spin your body for torque, move your arm, as well as jumping and tossing the ball. A lot goes into a good serve. I had to put all these factors together to be able to serve 105-110 with spin. *This might not help sorry...
Its because if their opponent hits a top spin shot when they return it the strings move because of the amount of spin on the ball.
It's measured because the first serve speed is a very important statistic. The faster a serve is, the harder it is for the opposing player to return. By knowing a person average first serve speed, you can then decide on what kind of strategy you can use to return the serve and win the point
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.
Top spin, back spin... There's a few.
When the ball hits the tennis racket, topspin (preffered stroke of tennis) makes the ball spin. The upward motion of the racket hitting the tennis ball.
To serve in tennis, is to hit a tennis ball with your racquet, aiming to score against an opponent.
A rally in tennis is a sequence of shots within a point.A rally starts with serve and return of the serve, and a sequence of shots until the point is won by one of the players.
When returning a topspin you should send it back with a nice back spin. this will cause the spin speed to double and when the ball hits the table it will come back towards you.
Then the opposing player must return the ball to compete for the current point.
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.
Top spin is when you brush up on the ball with the racquet to make top spin. Top spin is used in tennis to make the ball drop onto the court so it will not go out of play. It is the most common used shot in tennis. It is very consistant.
the serve,the forehand drive,the back hand drive,overhead smash and top spin volley