What causes a tennis ball or a coin to spin?


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2013-11-25 02:20:13
2013-11-25 02:20:13

When the ball hits the tennis racket, topspin (preffered stroke of tennis) makes the ball spin. The upward motion of the racket hitting the tennis ball.


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You have to spin or slice the ball hardly, but if you watch the "prince of the tennis'' before, you will know that a ball can't spin that incredible. The ball curved depends on your strength, just spin your hardest!

Top spin, back spin... There's a few.

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

Top spin is when you brush up on the ball with the racquet to make top spin. Top spin is used in tennis to make the ball drop onto the court so it will not go out of play. It is the most common used shot in tennis. It is very consistant.

hi, i am an experience tennis player, and you have to hit the inside of the tennis ball. this way, you can get the spin that will make the ball spin outwrds. i hope this was helpful. rebecca

It is called spin, there are many forms of spin, * top spin * side spin (slice) * back spin

Yes, SPIN. With spin you can do spin. With bat. And the in another side human will not hit the ball.

Its more of a fuzz then hair. Its so the strings can grip the ball, giving it spin.

Because of the amount of force, spin, and angle you place on the ball with your raquet.

The fuzz increases the drag of ai over the surface allowing the spin imparted on the ball by the player to translate into motion in the direction of the spin. Hence you can hit a curve ball.

Spin is when you can make the ball bounce in a funny way. There is: top spin (make the ball spin away from you, back spin (towards you) and side spin (bounces to the sides). You have to angle your bat/racquet in a strange way, like almost horizontally. Rob

When struck by a tennis racket the factor which effects the ball is how much spin is applied to the ball (more specific top spin) and the surface which you play on. For example: hard courts will bounce alot higher then grass courts.

The fuzziness of the ball gets grip from the surface and the felt rubs the surface of the court and thus causes friction. The denser the felt, the more friction and grip. The fuzz helps improve the friction, which makes spin more important in a match. It makes the ball slower, and in turn the rallies will be slower. This is why in most ATP tennis tournaments, the balls are changed every seven to nine games.

Friction effects everything with everything. Air friction is the obvious one. Drag on the ball, causes it to move a lot, since it is relatively light. Another place is the paddle with the ball. When you hit the ball anyway but perfectly straight on, you put spin on it. Similarly, when the ball hits the table, any spin will cause it to ricochet in a non-tangential direction.

The spin put on a ball by a pitcher causes more pressure to build on one side of the ball, causing it to break.

a spin ball is when you hold the ball with two fingers and point it towards you and spin it outwourds.

Tops probably refers to tops-spin, which is where the ball spins forward, and when it hits the ground speeds up.

Because a tennis ball is hairy, and this means that the hairs stick out from the ball and involve more water in the spinning process (as compared to a smooth ball of otherwise identical size, weight) which uses up the energy of the spinning faster.

The spin put on a ball by a pitcher causes more pressure to build on one side of the ball, causing it to break.

You could use the hook section of Velcro and tear the fuzz up on one ball and conduct spin and bounce comparisons with a regular ball.

Control in table tennis has to do with the surface of the paddle and with the motion of the player when he hits the ball. If the ball is struck "straight through" then there will be no spin on the ball. Anything else imparts spin, and the direction and amount of spin can be adjusted by the player by how he hits the ball. Use the link to the related question on paddle construction and read down through it. More details are available there to fill out this answer.

You induce the batter into hitting a ground ball by keeping your pitches low. A low pitch is much more difficult to get under-spin on. Under-spin causes the ball to rise when it is hit. Over-spin makes the ball go down toward the ground...inducing a ground ball in many instances.

Its because if their opponent hits a top spin shot when they return it the strings move because of the amount of spin on the ball.

Answer Yes! Top-spin is very easy to add on a tennis shot! Making a loop really helps, and coming up ontop of the ball. Top-spin is a great shot and is sure to improve your game!

When returning a topspin you should send it back with a nice back spin. this will cause the spin speed to double and when the ball hits the table it will come back towards you.

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