How To Quickly Analyze Your Opponent’s Game And Capitalize On Their Weaknesses

One of the most valuable skills you can have as a (singles or doubles) tennis player is the ability to quickly size up your opponent. Without doing so, there is no solid point of reference in terms of what strategies you’ll need to in order to gain the advantage. In league tennis, there will be many […]

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The Secret To Winning Doubles: Controlling The Net

Although doubles tennis has a lot of things in common with singles tennis, in many ways it’s an entirely different animal. There are certain elements of doubles tennis that require a completely different approach to strategy and tactics, and many times what works well in singles tennis might not work at all on the doubles […]

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Great Tips On How To Beat A Pusher

If you ask recreational tennis players which type of opponent is the hardest to beat, more often than not, the answer will be a “pusher”. Now, a pusher isn’t the strongest player on the court; as a matter of fact, they typically have average on-court movement, ground strokes, volleys, and serves. But what they lack […]

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Don’t Throw In The Towel Just Because You Have A Weaker Doubles Partner

Tennis is a highly competitive sport, at every level of play, from beginners to pros. And in doubles, let’s admit it… we all prefer a partner who at least is at our same skill level; someone who we can trust to not make more errors than us. But what happens when your partner is weaker […]

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In Doubles Tennis, Don’t Burn Your Partner At The Net

In league, my partner and I always play the later matches when we’re the home team because we can take the summer heat, but I always get to the club early to watch the other matches that are going on. I use that time to make mental notes of strategies I see that work (and […]

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