This attacking shot is most effective when playing against a baseline player, but to be most effective it must come as a surprise to the opponent otherwise it will not work. It can also be used off an opponents second serve, as they always stay back after hitting it.

It can also be used when off an opponents drop shot as they may be expecting a deep return.

Coaching Points:

  • Can be hit on the forehand and backhand
  • Keep the ball low over the net to stop your opponent attacking
  • The ball should land as close to the net as possible
  • Hit at a slow pace

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