When You Should Not Go For An Angled Shot In Doubles Tennis


Tennis enthusiasts, implementing your fundamental tactics in a match has to be instinctual. The only way it can be instinctual is if you practice like you play. Hitting the clean winner to a small area of the court is sooooo much fun! BUT it’s just not practical.

Low percentage shots = errors or simply empowers your opponents. In this 20 second clip the temptation of hitting a crosscourt angle winner to both opponents up at net proves the risk does not reward.

TeamForman Tennis : 20 Seconds to Better Tennis

The Do: When both opponents are at the net hit up the middle

The Don’t: When both opponents are at the net don’t hit the angle

*Don’t give in to the temptation of the clean winner*

Remember – you don’t have to be a pro to train like a pro!

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