If you get to choose whether to serve from the ad court or the deuce court?

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  1. Golden Retriever

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    Which one would you prefer?

    I would want to serve from the deuce court cos I like my slice serve and I am right-handed.
     
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  2. raiden031

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    I like serving on the ad side better. Both the wide and T serves seem easier to me on that side. I'm a righty BTW.
     
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  3. LuckyR

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    The deuce court since my partner would be poaching to his forehand side.
     
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  4. Jim A

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    depends on the returner, a good server should be comfortable hitting a variety of serves in multiple positions on each side, lately I've liked to serve down the T with a flat serve to the ad court or kick it away on the deuce
     
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  5. spot

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    I'd always pick Ad side. Hitting kickers out wide to a righty's backhand is my absolute go to move.
     
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  6. albino smurf

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    Righty and I likes me some ad side.
     
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  7. dman72

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    deuce side. I'm good at hitting flat to the T, inconsistent everywhere else!!
     
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  8. GPB

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    Deuce side... I love kickers down the T, and lately I've been inconsistent from the Add side.
     
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  9. LeeD

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    Either side...
    Depends only how well I"m serving to either court and how well the returner feels when he's returning my serves.
    Both differenent for strategy and placements, so don't really matter.
     
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  10. Rickson

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    Most righties prefer the deuce, but some guys with good kickers prefer the ad.
     
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  11. Frankauc

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    ad side. Im righty, but i dont have a great slice serve so i prefer going down the T or going on the backhand side of my opponent on the ad side
     
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  12. 10nistennis

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    I'm a lefty and I prefer the deuce side. Kick it out wide and if its a great kicker, then move in to serve and volley. Slicing wide to a righty's backhand on the ad side isn't too shabby either.
     
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  13. Solat

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    ad side, bombs to the BH and kickers on the 2nd
     
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  14. Ballinbob

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    add side, but the only reason why is because my twist serve. That's the most effective serve for my S&V type of play and I think its more advantageous on the add court.
     
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