Category Archives: Singles

To serve or receive? That is the question.

‘Up or down?’ ‘M or W?’ ‘Lines up or lines down?’ Only the professionals have an umpire flipping a sparkly, shiny coin.  For the rest of us, we ask one of the above questions and spin our rackets. If we … Continue reading

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Getting ready in 5 minutes.

When you only have 5 minutes to get ready to play a match there is a lot to consider. In the 5 minutes before a match you need to emotionally, mentally and physically prepare yourself. It’s not a lot of … Continue reading

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Hitting off the court vs. hitting through the court

Hitting off the court vs. hitting through the court? I thought you were just supposed to hit into the court?!  Making your ball is, of course, the ultimate goal but within that, if you have the control, there are many different … Continue reading

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Keeping It Simple

There is a statistic out there that says that the player who last touches the ball in each point generally loses the match, which means that matches are won and lost on unforced errors; it means that if you can … Continue reading

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