1. Sidespin is added to a stroke when contacting the ball creates a vertical spin, unlike other techniques in table tennis. This does not affect the bounce of the ball, making it hard for opposites to recognize when returning.
Sidespin is most popular when serving because the racket can easily be positioned.
Examples Of How Sidespin Is Used In Commentary
1. What an incredible serve by Gauzy, where the sidespin he used could not be returned back cleanly and was returned way off of the table.
Sports The Term Is Used
1. Table Tennis