Returning a heavy and low sidespin serve

Table Tennis Service Return

Last updated 8 years ago

atharva sakharkar

atharva sakharkar Asked 8 years ago

Ive gt a new opponent who serves a heavy sidespin serve which is very low as well as rapid i tried playing a bk counterhit and block bt everytime the ball hits the net or goes out of the table.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Atharva,

It sounds like he may be using a change between some backspin and topspin.  You need to watch the contact carefully and the flight of the ball.  If there is backspin then lift the ball and if there is topspin come ver your return more.  It is also better to play your shot with a bit of topspin as well to give the stroke more safety and allow it to dip onto the table.


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atharva sakharkar

atharva sakharkar Posted 8 years ago

Thank u alois this helped me alot

 



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