doubles tennis

Tennis Lesson 101: Footwork

Tennis Lesson 101: Footwork

One way to quickly improve your tennis is to improve your footwork. On most balls you will need short solid footwork to play them successfully. When you watch tennis pros play you almost always notice their quick and small steps which also helps them to recover quickly after a shot. Try this the next time your practice – imagine there’s a short cord about shoulder width apart tied...

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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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