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Tennis seems to be a very fast sport, but I have a surprise for you:
IT IS NOT!
Let me explain.
From baseline to baseline, a groundstroke loses more than half its speed. A forehand hit at 100 MPH at one baseline gets to the other baseline at around 40 MPH. One hit at 50 MPH gets to you at 20 MPH.
A serve hit at 100 MPH gets to the other baseline at approx. 45 MPH. Imagine being Rafa Nadal return…
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