How many hours of Tennis do you play?

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Liv3 For It, May 21, 2009.

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How many hours per week?

  1. 1-4 hours

    25 vote(s)
    23.8%
  2. 5-7 hours

    28 vote(s)
    26.7%
  3. 8-11 hours

    15 vote(s)
    14.3%
  4. 12-14 hours

    12 vote(s)
    11.4%
  5. 15-18 hours

    9 vote(s)
    8.6%
  6. 19-21 hours

    4 vote(s)
    3.8%
  7. 22-25 hours

    2 vote(s)
    1.9%
  8. 26-28 hours

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. 29-32 hours

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. > 33 hours

    10 vote(s)
    9.5%
  1. Liv3 For It

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    How many hours of tennis do you play PER WEEK?
     
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  2. Grizvok

    Grizvok Semi-Pro

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    Good topic for the General Pro Player Discussion forum...
     
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  4. Nadal_Freak

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    Where is the option for 0?
     
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  5. dennis10is

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    I try not to play tennis. Actual on court tennis experience would corrupt my perfect understanding of tennis.

    In my mind, I've perfected the sport of tennis. For the remainder of my life, I will strive to spread my knowledge of tennis to all who will listen.

    I'm glad to know that many other people have also found the true perfect way to play tennis and we are all here on the TW Forum to spread the truth.

    It is obvious to me that if I were to purchase a tennis racket, one can of tennis balls and a pair of court shoes from Walmart, I would beat Federer or Nadal or whomever is on the tour.

    I would like to make more perfect my tennis knowledge though. I know that if Roddick were to serve a 155 mph serve on the T on the deuce side, I can easily hit a 120 mph backhand slice that would land on the baseline, and have a max bounce height of 3 inches and can break 30 degrees either left or right. My question is does any one here know if they can hit the slice faster than 120 mph and have the ball bounce 2 inches? I've done simulation in my mind but I can not get it to work. Thanks in advance.
     
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  6. <3tennis!!!

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    as much as i can......
     
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  7. Nadal_Freak

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    Nothing is better than making your opinions as facts and trying to play the least amount of tennis as possible on tennis-warehouse.
     
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  8. tacou

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    the most.
     
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  9. MajinX

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    too bad knowing and doing isnt the same thing eh? if one can easily transfer their mental abilities to physical then there wouldnt be such thing as practice.
     
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  10. VivalaVida

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    Actually playing tennis is like 7 billion times better than watching tennis on tv. If i get the oppurtunity to play tennis, i turn of the tv right away even if safin, federer, djokovic etc are playing.
     
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  11. Nadal_Freak

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    Maybe you should turn off your computer permanently and spare us of your weak posts. lol
     
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  12. dennis10is

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    No, no. I engage in mental practice all the time. I've been hitting that 120mph backhand slice return and they are all painting the baseline. I can place them within a dime but as I've stated before I can't get them to go faster than 120mph and bounce lower than 3 inches. Trust me, I mentally practice a lot.

    As I type this reply, I just made 20 slice backhand drop shot return. They clear the net and have so much backspin that they bounce backwards and hit the net and roll down for a return winner. What I would like to do is hit the drop shot but instead of having the ball spin backwards, it would spin sideways towards the nearest ball kid kneeling along the netpost so they would not have to move to pick up the ball. These are the kinds of considerate tennis playing that I'm trying to perfect.
     
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  13. Tempest344

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    when i was coaching i was playing more than 10 hours per week..now its only about 1-4 hours now I'm studying full time at college
     
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  14. VivalaVida

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    Wow, coming from the most intellectually impaired poster on this board. One who knows nothing about tennis and claims he knows more than the pros about tennis and gives BS lessons on physics, a subject he obviously has no clue about. How about this. Get your fat ass of your computer and go out and do something productive with your life rather than watching nadal on youtube all day.
     
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  15. <3tennis!!!

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    omfg i just loled at that literally!!!!post of the year!!!:)
     
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  16. <3tennis!!!

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    completely agree with you here
     
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  17. norbac

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    Yup, agreed.
     
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  18. When I played, I practiced anywhere from 2-4 hours a day, and I also played a ton of tournaments. :(

    I'm glad I don't play anymore. I focus on schoolwork, now.
     
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  19. Kirko

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    true >>

    especially watching the girls eg. you can see the "stroke" better a bit slower than the guys.
     
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  21. VivalaVida

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    LOL thanks guys. I feel like I overreacted because I came back from tennis and was hungry and cranky but I think the truth came out.
     
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  22. vtmike

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    Can I make this post my new sig? :lol:
     
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  23. VivalaVida

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    er.. sure :). I dont think it will fit though. :D
     
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  25. <3tennis!!!

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    ROFL aahahhaaahaaa i was just about to make my first sig(b4 mike said that) and yeah figured it was too big so didnt bother. ahahaahahaha great minds think alike :D :D
     
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  26. IvanAndreevich

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    OP didn't think there are tools like that on here :lol:
     
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  27. Liv3 For It

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    00000000000
     
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  28. jelle v

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    60 hours a week I think.. no seriously ;)

    I play about 4 - 6 hours a week..
     
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  29. royer

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    Why does this not surprise me?
     
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  30. FlamEnemY

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    Hmm... 1-4 hours. I'm lucky if I can play for 1h 30m on synth grass, it's that difficult to find a cheap and good court around here. :(
     
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  31. Jimmyk459

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    36 If I teach. 10 if I don't.
     
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  32. Jimmyk459

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    ...sick...
     
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  33. kishnabe

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    I would love to play 33 hours plus...a job, GF, injuries and overplay won't allow me to reach that!
     
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  34. vortex1

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    2-4 hours on weekends.
     
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  35. dennis1188

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    When bk home 3hr/session 2-3 times a week (not incl. any usta matches).
    On the road I seldom play but still 2-3hr sessions when I can get on a court,
    so I only do gym daily (1-1 1/2hrs) and some swimming .
     
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  36. CanadianChic

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    Wrong section.
     
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  37. dmt

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    about six-7 hrs a week. Sometimes i play an hour or so more even after my coach and friends have left to practive my serve or to practice against the wall.
     
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