How to hit a backhand like Novak Djokovic

Published by Tennismash with Peter Luczak

There are few shots in tennis as dangerous as Novak Djokovic’s double-handed backhand. Utilising his speed and flexibility, the world No.1 can turn defence into offence with seeming ease. Former professional player Peter Luczak dissects what makes the Djokovic backhand so dangerous.

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Key points to take away:

  • Novak picks up the flight of the ball very early.
  • He uses his speed and flexibility to turn defence into offence.
  • He never decelerates through his swing.
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