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Tennis grips
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One-handed backhand

Place the palm of your hand on top of the handle then move the racket inwards a quarter turn.

The thumb should fall diagonally across the back of the grip, though some players wrap it all the way round.

The direction does not matter but it it important that the inside of the thumb is touching the flat part of the handle.

An easy way to find this grip is to put the racket under your left arm with the handle sticking out forwards.

Grab hold of the grip and pull the racket out, you should then have the correct grip for a one handed topspin backhand.





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