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Thanks so much for your guidance and patience. Balls Main article: Tennis ball Tennis balls were originally made of cloth strips stitched together with thread and stuffed with feathers. Archived from the original on Retrieved "ITF Tennis Technical Appendix II". It is an offensive shot used to take preparation time away from the opponent, as it returns the ball into the opponent's court much faster than a standard volley. London: Leicester University Press. Maura Hein Southbury Ct I've enjoyed my 5 week session from both a social (a good way to meet other tennis players)and physical (learn improve strokes) point of view. Location is The Heritage Hotel in Southbury. For a number of years, the small, frail 1920s player Bill Johnston was considered by many to have had the best forehand of all time, a stroke that he hit shoulder-high using a western grip. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.
Rarely, a player will go for a high topspin backhand, while themselves in the air. The lines to the inside of the doubles sidelines are the singles sidelines and are used as boundaries in singles play. Forehand Main article: Forehand For a right-handed player, the forehand is a stroke that begins on the right side of the body, continues across the body as contact is made with the ball, and ends on the left side of the body.