Beside this, is topspin better than flat?
But sometimes, if the ball is higher, a flat hit may be a better option than playing topspin. It’s useful to be able to play both shots – topspin and a flat hit. This will add more variety to your attacking game. If you normally topspin everything, try throwing in the occasional flat hit.
Considering this, who has the best topspin in tennis?
Rafael Nadal led The “Big Three” with the most backhand topspin (1252 rpm), followed by Novak Djokovic (1148 rpm) and Roger Federer (548 rpm).
When hitting a topspin forehand what grip is recommended?
|1||Sam Groth||263.0 km/h (163.4 mph)|
|2||Albano Olivetti||257.5 km/h (160.0 mph)|
|3||John Isner||253.0 km/h (157.2 mph)|
|4||Ivo Karlović||251.0 km/h (156.0 mph)|
Back in the early 2000s, Federer struck his forehand flatter (with less topspin) and through a straighter or flatter racket path. This means that he hit the forehand along a flatter trajectory compared to today, resulting in a flatter shot as a result.