A very tacky surface, is it better to lift a heavy back spin ball?

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Last updated 11 years ago

Lionel Unknown

Lionel Unknown Asked 11 years ago

When a rubber is very tacky, does it have a lot of margin to lift a heavy back spin ball, without the need to pay much detail on the amount of brushing?

What does throw angle means?  A rubber with high throw angle can lift a heavy back spin ball better?

Thanks in advance...


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 11 years ago

Hi Lionel,

The tacky surface does help to lift the heavier ball.  You still need to brush the ball however.

The throw angle is the angle the ball comes off your rubber when spun.  Yes the rubbers with higher throw angle tend to make it easier to lift heavy backspin.

 


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