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Ball Toss Height and Contact Point of top WTA and ATP Players

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Comments and video by tennisgate.com

In this video one can find measurements of the height of the toss and the contact point for top players on the WTA: Sharapova, Errani, Na Li, Kvitova, Kerber, Stosur, Jankovic, Pavlyuchenkova, Flipkens, Goerges, Safarova, Lisicki, Barthel, Beck and Lucic-Baroni. This is not a complete study but it provides interesting information about the toss and the contact point of top women players and an important conclusion: The ball should be tossed well above the contact point.

Summary of the results:

# These pros toss the ball at about 207% of their height.
# On average the ball drops 0.85 m to contact.
# The average height of the toss is 3.66m
# The average contact point is at 2.66 m

See also ATP Players

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Serve Comparison: Height of the Ball Toss and Contact point between Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori at Mutua Madrid Open.Raonic throws the ball 52 cm over the contact point, Nishikori 45 cm.

Posted by TennisGate.com on Friday, 19 December 2014

ATP Serve Analysis

How high do ATP players toss the ball and how high do they make contact? We measured 27 players at the Mutua Madrid Open 2014 including Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal, Tomas Berdych, Watch the results in a table with video of all players here http://www.tennisgate.com/en/?p=10900 and discuss it in the forum with us http://www.tennisgate.com/en/forum/

Posted by TennisGate.com on Thursday, 8 January 2015

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