Your volleys are crisp on the lesson court but are limp come match time. You manage to learn how to come over your one-handed backhand and really crack it except when the club championship rolls around.
Strokes and Strategy
If you have an aversion to playing tennis at night under lights, you’re not alone. Many players prefer hitting during natural daylight because they see the ball better. Darkness can complicate the game, but understanding its elements may help you see the game more clearly.
JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO was overwhelmed when he faced Roger Federer for the first time at the Grand Slam level at the 2009 Australian Open. Coming up against a player he openly admired, del Potro was unable to play at his normal level.
Discover one of the Alexandr Dolgopolov’s deceptive weapons, his serve.
AS OUR ATTENTION has turned from hard court to clay, it’s interesting to dis- cuss what makes for a great clay-court player. Being the slowest of surfaces, players must be incredibly fit and highly intelligent strategists to dominate on clay.