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Be the one-handed backhand master
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Introduction

The one-handed backhand looks like one of the hardest shots in tennis.

But with a bit of practice, it can become one of the most satisfying shots in the book.

Not only is it a very useful defensive tool but the best tennis players use it as a devastating attacking weapon.

Pete Sampras spent four years turning his two-fisted backhand into a one-handed shot - and look where it got him!





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