I just had a horrible singles match where I was out-pushed at my own game. The first set started fine and I won easily; the guy was yelling at himself which is music to my ears. Then, halfway through the second set, my opponent completely changes his gameplan and starts pushing the ball right back at me. That's no problem - Boredom is my secret weapon. If I have to win a 3 hour match using the tennis equivalent of Chinese water torture that's cool with me. This guy just won't mentally break, though. Long story short, he eeks out the win in the second set and crushes me in the third because he had the better strokes and wouldn't get impatient. I was so depressed I actually called up the local tennis center and inquired about lessons. Is this what it's come to? I've played tennis for years without knowing the proper way to hit a ball and it doesn't seem right to start now. I'm having a real crisis of confidence. Someone help a brother out.