5 Ways You Can Create Momentum During Your Matches

Have you ever watched a pro match when one player (or a doubles team) was down, but then somehow they found their “groove” and dominated the rest of the match for the win? How do they do that? In every match, there are moments when a player or doubles team can capitalize on this powerful […]

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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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In Doubles Tennis, Who Takes The Ball Coming Up The Middle?

Sometimes in doubles tennis, it can be confusing as to who should take the volley when it’s up the middle and both you and your partner are up at (or close to) the net. You don’t want to be a ball hog, and you don’t want to clash your rackets together – and you definitely […]

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When And Why You Should Serve Down The “T”

The most important shot in tennis is the serve. It delivers the first ball of each point, so you want it to be as effective as possible. Many club players have the tendency to just “get it in”, which is fine, but then the server won’t know how the opponent will return it. And some players […]

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A Staggered Formation Or Both Up At Net? That Is The Question In Doubles Tennis

We’ve always been taught that in doubles, the best strategy is to have both partners ending up at the net. This is mostly true, and I say mostly because there will be times when that strategy can actually cost you the match. Let me explain, starting with the advantages of having both players at the net: Both players […]

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