Category: doubles

2017 Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final Highlights

volley target: around net player

Where do the pros hit their volleys?

I don’t watch much tennis¬†even though I do love watching it. I just don’t get to.

However, I make time to watch at least parts of the end of the year biggie, the ATP World Tour Finals.

approacher misses first volley in the net

I was just trying to get it in

In every practice I ask “what was your target?” or “what was your intention/goal/objective with that shot?”

tennis turning the tables defense to offense

Defense to offense

This post is about turning the tables. That is, neutralizing the advantage of our opponents and gaining the advantage ourselves.

Here’s the situation: the up players

don't pass. make them play.

They are moving in, so pass them! Or maybe not.

In singles especially, when your opponent comes in, you are more often then not inclined to attempt a passing shot.

In doubles, your response is probably the same…