My favorite serve (as far as reliability) is by far… the slice / side-spin one. Period!
The Slice, especially used on the second serve, allows me to keep the ball low (cannot be attacked by returner), consistency (due to the spin that slows down the ball in the air) and makes it hard to be returned at my feet if I decide to move up to the net behind it.
These are just some of the benefits of the slice serve without counting the easiness to learn and execute it.
I want you to try, learn or improve it too. Therefore I have created a two-part video lesson showing you some progression drills that you can apply to learn or improve your slice serve.
Whether you are a beginning or intermediate player, these video drills will teach you the essential elements for hitting a reliable slice serve in a very short time.
Make it a great week!
Certified Tennis Professional