Last updated on 21-Oct-2012 09:57:41 AM
Hi Jeff and Alois,
I was wondering if there are any signs to look for when the opponent serves to show if they are going to do a long serve or short?
The best sign would be in the backswing. If the player doesn't have very advanced serves the bigger the backswing the faster the ball will be coming.
However, the real key is to watch the ball as carefully as possible because until the player hits the ball they can basically do anything so watching and tracking the ball is your best indicator.
The more you play against a particular player the more cues you will pick up about their serves. This may take a long time to pick up against each player that you play. Each player will have different cues to give away the type of serve they are about to do.
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