Another excellent interactive infographic from NY Times. Breakdown of Rafael Nadal’s killer forehand. It truly is one of the most devastating counter-punches in all of sports. A combination of timing, strength and a phenomenal feel of the game.
NY Times: Rafael Nadal’s forehand is a rare combination of speed and tremendous topspin, making it one of the most lethal weapons in tennis. Here is a look at how he generates the stroke and how he uses it against his opponents.
+ Source: Speed and Spin: Nadal’s Lethal Forehand :: NY Times
+ Credits: By Joe Ware and XAQUÍN G.V.
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