Attacking a sidespin serve

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Last updated 8 years ago

Eddie Vuong

Eddie Vuong Asked 8 years ago

Hi!

My friend is always serving with a lot of sidespin which makes the ball go to the right. I know that I need to tilt my bat to neutralise the spin but when I do that my friend can easily make an attack stroke against me which makes me losing. I have also tried to generate my own spin when sending the ball back but I don't get a lot of advantage out of it.

Is it possible for me to do an attacking stroke against that kind of serve? If it's possible, how should I attack?

Thanks! Eddie


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Eddie,

You can attack it.  Again allow for the sidespin and make a flick or a topspin if the ball is longer.  This is not an easy shot but you can develop it over time.


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