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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