We already know the Ghost serve of Ma Lin. But today, we don’t talk about the amazing backspin serve of Ma Lin. We focus on the very short underspin serve on the table.
What is comeback serve?
The come-back serve is even shorter than the ghost serve. Both of them are the ace serve.
Comeback serve is the serve that bounces one time on the opponent’s side and then comes back to the server’s side. This serve is legal, and it is allowed in table tennis.
Comeback serve is used as a demonstration for fun. And this is just for fun.
Here is the full video:
Should the comeback serve be banned?
But in a tournament in China, a player who used the come back serve to win the game with the kid.
Some players said that this is insulting. This not good sportsmanship.
Because the kids are too short, using this serve against children is not fair.
Illegal serve. You are not allowed to serve inside the table.
What do you think about this serve?
Should we ban this serve when playing with kids for ethics?
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