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Questions about the sport of tennis.

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I played a match with a 19 year old girl (division ? college player). During warm up we were hitting back and forth, she hit hard, had some spin, was pretty consistent, I thought this was going to be …
asked Feb 2 '15 by live-love
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I have seen it being taught two different ways: 1) Lifting only left heel, but left foot stays on the ground. 2) Bending knees, and doing leg spring action, lifting your legs off the ground, propell …
asked Nov 20 '15 by live-love
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What kind of strategy should you use if you are 2 doubles players playing against 2 singles players? Would lobs be a good option?
asked Feb 13 '17 by live-love
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I don't think one is any easier than the other. They each require different skills. Doubles requires more experience, volleys and quick reflexes, and good communication and interpersonal skills. S …
answered Feb 2 '15 by live-love
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A player that is easy to beat, an easy prey. If you beat a player too many times, he/she becomes your "pigeon". https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=define+pig …
answered Jul 8 '15 by live-love
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If you are just a casual player, I would say it's a matter of preference. I use a two-handed backhand for topspin and one-handed for slice, but I am old! The reason I prefer a two-handed backhand is b …
answered Dec 19 '14 by live-love
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If the ball goes to my forehand, I find it more comfortable to use a really junky slice to their backhand, or depending where they are at the net. I find that they get to the ball, but mishit it 95% o …
asked Dec 15 '14 by live-love
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I lost to this very good doubles player (leftie) who rarely plays singles. That was embarrassing, given that I only play singles. It was close, but I am 100% sure I can beat her. Her low pace flat gr …
asked Mar 6 '15 by live-love
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What would happen if you played tennis with a racquetball or racquetball with a tennis ball? Tennis balls have felt and are heavier. If I practiced tennis with a racquetball for a week, and then switched to a regular tennis ball, what kind of difference would I feel? …
asked Jan 12 '16 by live-love
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What kind of strategy should you use when you play against someone who plays at a higher level than you, but is still beatable on a bad day? This particular player is very athletic, but she doesn't ha …
asked Dec 19 '14 by live-love
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On two matches I lost recently, I thought I hadn't taken advantage of my opponent's serve. One had a pretty short and dinky with a some weird spin (she had some shoulder problem). The other one had …
asked Jan 30 '15 by live-love
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I have recently begun hitting a foam ball against the wall to improve my volleys, since I have been playing more doubles lately. I think the benefits are reduced noise and it is not so hard on my arm …
asked Nov 2 '17 by live-love
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In tennis you should use your body to create power and spin. If you use your wrist as a main driver for your swing you could be more prone to wrist injuries. I know my share of people with wrist … that show you how to hit with good technique. There is a lot of discussion on the use of the wrist in tennis. I am not a pro, and I am old, so I tend to play on the safe side. More info here: http …
answered Jul 18 '15 by live-love
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Get a basket of balls, go out to the court, and just practice them. Give the ball a high bounce. Set a specific target to hit, like try hitting the corner sides of the service lines.
answered Dec 15 '14 by live-love
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If they are at the same level as you, but more aggressive, they will usually make more errors, so if you hang in there, and keep getting the ball back, they will tend to make mistakes. If they are rea …
answered Dec 10 '14 by live-love

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