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Poll is created on Feb 03, 2021
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Poll: How big an impact is the drop serve having on the game?


Jesse Malkin
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The new drop serve rule has been in effect for about a week. Are you seeing a lot of people use it and, if so, does it make a big difference in their game? 

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Sam
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A few of the folks I play with regularly use it intermittently. I cannot say I have noticed it giving much of an advantage. One person does seem to get more velocity on it that on his traditional serve, but he also seems to have more faults. (Not keeping a tally so my perception might be wrong).

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Army Pickle
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I have a variety of serves but not a McGuffin type server.  I think it's like a baseball pitcher...throw nothing but heat and they will soon catch on to it.  The drop serve seems to offer more chance for wicked spin, but will that be distracting to the server who is concentrating on that mainly?

 

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