While holding the racket in his semi-western forehand grip, Djokovic will make the grip adjustment as he moves toward the backhand side. Novak Djokovic employs a double handed backhand, and the dominant left hand uses a semi-western grip.
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Djokovic Forehand Grip . Novak Djokovic uses a different style of grip for his forehand shot. He uses a ¾ Western which is a bit similar to Semi-Western but less similar to the full Western grip. This grip is considered the pinnacle of modern tennis, as players are using this grip to generate additional topspin while still being able to drive through the ball with pace.
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Novak Djokovic's forehand grip is roughly 2/3 Western, a little closer to Semi-Western than Western. Djokovic hits with excellent pace, and on his better days, his depth is so consistent, he gives opponents very few chances to attack.
For his two-handed backhand, Djokovic grips his dominant hand with a continental grip and his non-dominant hand with an eastern grip, which is typical of a two-handed backhand. Wrapping Up As a beginner, the different types of tennis grips are one of the first things you’ll learn.
Novak Djokovic uses a grip 3 with two overgrips, one with no overlaps, so this is personal to each player what feels right. You can also adjust the thickness of your grip by replacing the regular (base) grip with a leather grip (generally thinner to help the player feel the grip bevels) or you can add a thicker, more comfortable synthetic grip.
Grip: 4 3/8, custom with side bevels extended making it more rectangular. Uses two overgrips over Head Calfskin. First overgrip wrapped with no overlapping, top overgrip normal.
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When it comes to his forehand, Novak Djokovic’s semi-western grip allows him to execute the four basic shots very well - the drives, the topspin shots, the angling shots, and the volleys.