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The different types of spin in tennis include: top spin, slice (under spin), and flat (no spin). Top spin is a favorite of the professionals. Top spin is primarily used for ground strokes, approach shots, and sometimes while serving. The beauty of top spin is that it makes the ball go high into the air, almost as if it is going to fly out, and then the top spin causes the ball to drop back in when it hits the ground. Plus, topspin causes the ball to bounce very high in the air. To hit top spin you brush your racquet from the bottom to the top of the ball. For example, think of the ball as a clock face. You brush from 6 o

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