Des’ Latest Tennis Tip! – Double Handed Backhand

Preparation begins from the shoulder turn - "timing point'

 

 

Double handed backhand provides strength on return of serve

Single handed backhand has a reach advantage

Take back is intially high

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continental grip with right hand - semi -western with left

Take racquet back with shoulder turn

                                        

Then the racquet 'dips'

Right arm bent on contact

              

Kucera contact out in front

                                                                                                                                                                                             

Hewitt - High backhand contact

          

 

Follow through to right shoulder

                                   

Murray and Roddick’s  full extension with the left arm after contact 

Rafa's finish - high again!

            

           Nadal’s high follow through

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