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Comeback serve in table tennis

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.

come back serve in table tennis
come back serve in table tennis

Comeback serve is used as a demonstration for fun. And this is just for fun.

comeback serve for fun purpose
comeback serve for fun purpose

Here is the full video:

To ban or not to ban (comeback serve)

Watch this 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.

Someone has used the comeback serve versus kids. Is it a good sportmanship?
Someone has used the comeback serve versus kids. Is it good sportsmanship?

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.



You are not allowed to serve inside the table
You are not allowed to serve inside the table

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?


Yang Huize come back serve (ghost serve)

Hello. Today, I want to present Yang Huize. She is the Guangdong champion player. She is only 11 years old.

This is the player who has used the comeback serve efficiently. Some players said that she will be the future star when she goes to the provincial team.

Watch this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exvv5LO9Ubc



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