Kick (Topspin) Serve

The Kick Serve is usually utilized for the second serve.

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Kick (Topspin) Serve Guide

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Notice the Toss:

4. In the Flat Serve, the toss is straight above and to the right of the head. In the Kick Serve, frame 4, the player’s back is arched more, while the toss is slightly to the left of the head.

This toss allows for the 7 o’clock to the 1 o’clock upward brushing motion in the topspin serve.

6. Notice how the racquet face finishes: the racquet face points towards the back fence after the serve is hit.

 

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