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It depends on the shot you are hitting. On a topspin forehand, the taught grip is a semi-western. It provides an easy way to get spin and hit angles. A slice forehand would require more of a continental grip to get the necessary under spin. All backhands, volleys, and serves are commonly hit with a continental grip.

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