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How should I hit a loop back when I have pushed long and the opponent looped it towards me. I tried to keep myself low and return with a controlled topspin. But on my backhand the ball seems to bounce a lot high on my return and reaches deep, which is then smashed easily. Sometimes it touches the edge of my racquet. Any help?
This is called a counterspin or counterloop.
There are a few options to play this shot. You can firstly block the ball, secondly punch the ball or thirdly counterspin.
Since they already have a lot of topspin on the ball you don't need to lift at all. Really think about coming forward on the stroke and brushing over the top of the ball.
Take a look at the tutorial on how to Counter a Slow Spinny Topspin.
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