The backhand ground stroke is a neutral or defensive stroke used on the nonracket side of the body after the ball bounces. Players can execute the backhand ground stroke using either one hand or two.
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Warm up before each competition
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This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
Being able to move well on the court is a huge component of successful tennis.
If you can�t get there, you can�t hit the ball. This oversimplifies the game, but
there is a lot of truth to it. We recommend you work on movement skills daily.
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Being fit enough to endure a long match while pressuring your opponent could be the difference between winning and losing. Coaches know that good volleys are hit with the feet as well as the hands. You have to be in proper position to volley well. Therefore, training the legs is probably the most important activity you can participate in to become a good volleyer.
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The value of the drop shot is its element of surprise. This shot is hit well by players such as Novak Djokovic, who has an aggressive baseline game that mixes power with finesse.
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The overhead smash is a shot that puts fear in the hearts of most amateurs.
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Intermediate and advanced players can use the full-swing serve (figure 3.6) to put the ball in play.
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
Why waste money on Wimbledon tickets when you can imagine a perfect serve?