This is the 4th part of our visual learning series. The photographs chosen at OnCourt Advantage are carefully selected to ensure they have great value for you to learn from and improve your game. See the photo directory below, it lists a brief description of which player is in the photo and what they are demonstrating.
Clear your mind…RELAX…then work on recalling these images and make your sole focus trying to execute them in order to reproduce that movement in your own game.
Click on the underlined links to see the next 10 photos in this series:
- Jelena Jankovic. This photo captures Jankovic after impact playing her double handed backhand with great accuracy.
- Ana Ivanovic. This photo shows Ivanovic preparing to strike her double handed backhand by winding up to really drive the ball.
- Serena Williams. This photo is fantastic as it captures Serena displaying beautiful positioning, racquet preparation and focus in preparation to launch yet another big serve.
- Elena Dementieva. This photo shows Dementieva in the forward swing phase of her forehand ground stroke demonstrating great body positioning.
- Daniela Hantuchova. This photo shows Hantuchova after she has made contact with the ball during her service motion.
- Rafael Nadal. This photo captures Nadal showing how to position your racquet at contact for a double handed backhand.
- Venus Williams. This photo is a gem because it shows Venus preparing to make contact with the incoming ball with her forehand volley.
- Nikolay Davydenko. This photo is taken of Davydenko’s superb forehand ground stroke and illustrates how well he drives through the ball.
- Ana Ivanovic. This photo is taken of Ivanovic as she prepares to strike her double handed backhand drive.
- Gael Monfils. This photo is magnificent as it shows Monfils executing great form for the one-handed slice backhand ground stroke.
Today’s POST is dedicated to Martina Hingis. Hingis was born on this day in 1980. The Swiss won 5 Grand Slam singles titles: 3 Australian Open titles in a row (1997 to 1999), 1 Wimbledon Championship in 1997 and 1 US Open crown in 1997. She 1st achieved her career high ranking of No.1 on 31 March 1997.
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