Doubles Tennis

Tennis Tip: Think Like A Basketball Player

Tennis Tip: Think Like A Basketball Player

Switch up your mentality and think of tennis with a basketball player mindset. Think Like a Basketball player? Yes, you heard right. If you watch a good basketball team one big factor stands out – all the players are constantly moving and looking to help out their teammates. The players who don’t have the ball can only help if they are moving and attempting to get to an open position… The same...

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Tennis Tip: Think, Prioritize, Win!

Developing correct priority thinking when learning and playing tennis is essential. For instance, take consistency and hitting winners. Both should become a part of your game plan. But the mental priority should flow from consistency to hitting winners in a winning strategy. Attempting to hit winners without a base of consistency is like trying to build a building without a foundation. You may...

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Play from Your Partner’s Position

Play from Your Partner’s Position

Playing great doubles is mostly about position. A good tip is to try to anticipate what shot your partner will hit by imagining yourself in her position. For example, what should you do if you’re in the up position and your partner in the back position and is forced really wide? Anticipate the possible return options she has (lob, down the line) and move to the best position (back and...

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