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Old 04-29-2008, 03:15 AM   #1
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Smile One Hand Or Two Hand Backhand For You?

Which type type of backhand do you do?

A lot of my friends do one handed and so do I, I have a more feel to the ball and more slice.

I use to do two hand when I started then I developed into one-handed which in my opinion is better, anyway which one do you do?
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Old 04-29-2008, 03:37 PM   #2
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My two-hander is the more reliable, I will occasionally use slice backhands and the very odd time go all out for a winner off the one-hander (something I've never tried off the two-hander), it all depends on how the match is going and how your opponent deals with the shots. There are some matches when I just can't hit one-handers and have to hit all double-handed and vice-versa.
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Old 04-30-2008, 12:18 AM   #3
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One-hander but I can improvise some two-handers if necessary, but just as a last resort.
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Old 04-30-2008, 02:03 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies.

I actually return usually with two hand to get better control if it's a big serve but then I switch to one hand.
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Old 04-30-2008, 02:16 AM   #5
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2 hands for me
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Old 04-30-2008, 03:43 PM   #6
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One hander.

I slice like a pro. Shame my drives aren't quite as consistent though!
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Old 05-01-2008, 12:14 PM   #7
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2 handed BH but I have a good slice.
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guga and sampras are my all time fav players so you can guess ...
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Old 06-28-2008, 10:13 PM   #9
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I've got a double handed backhand and forehandm :WOOHOO: I LOVE BEING THE ONLY PERSON IN MY TOURNIES who plays like this!
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:02 AM   #10
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Two handed for me. And I don't know anyone of my age personally, both girls and boys, who'd play one handed. Strange, maybe the era of one handed backhand ends here...
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Old 06-29-2008, 08:18 PM   #11
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I've got a double handed backhand and forehandm :WOOHOO: I LOVE BEING THE ONLY PERSON IN MY TOURNIES who plays like this!


I suck at playing tennis. But my two handed backhand is better than my one handed forehand, so I guess I'll try a 2 handed forehand tomorrow. Thanks
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Old 06-29-2008, 08:36 PM   #12
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I suck at playing tennis. But my two handed backhand is better than my one handed forehand, so I guess I'll try a 2 handed forehand tomorrow. Thanks
theres nothing wrong with it, i love playing like this because it makes me quite unique and i get loads of winners also
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Old 06-30-2008, 02:50 AM   #13
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I use one handed but I can play 2 handed without problems...

with 2 handed is more easy to catch high and difficult balls. but I really like to do the swing with 1 hand, I feel much better the shot

and btw a double handed slice sounds very strange, from actual players I only see Santoro doing it
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I use a one-handed backhand. Sometimes it's on fire and my timing is right on, but then again sometimes I hit the topspin backhand too soft and a bit late and it becomes a "slice only" shot and thus a significant weakness. My forehand has more firepower, topspin and reliability, but I'm proud of playing with a nice-looking one-hander .
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I use a one-hander. Its a inconsistent, but getting better.
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