A very brief post just to highlight the number of professional squash players now frequently playing topspin drops from the front of the court.
It is most commonly used when the ball is glued to the side wall, making it very difficult to return under any circumstances.
In this situation, hitting the racket’s sweet spot becomes near impossible so the use of topspin can give a greater element of control and also give the ball the impetus to make the front wall.”
When played successfully, it also comes back deadly tight to the side wall. Try it out!