Please consider this scenario for me...

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by Surecatch, May 16, 2006.

  1. Surecatch

    Surecatch Semi-Pro

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    A tennis match is going to take place and here are the participants:

    Player A: A 4.5 NTRP who has played in those leagues at that level for several years. He is 37-40 years old.

    Player B: A somewhat natural athelete who who has never played organized tennis of any sort and who would have to "dig his racquet out of the garage." This player is 25.

    Who wins? What does the score look like?
     
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  2. Ash Doyle

    Ash Doyle Professional

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    Player A would win 6-0, 6-0.
     
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  3. drakulie

    drakulie Talk Tennis Guru

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    Player A not only wins, but drinks beer and eats doughnuts during the changeovers.

    Score: 6-0 X 3.
     
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  4. kevhen

    kevhen Hall of Fame

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    Player A, 6-0, 6-1. Player A allows Player B to win a game so he doesn't get too discouraged.
     
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  5. AndyP

    AndyP New User

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    No contest
     
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  6. Rickson

    Rickson G.O.A.T.

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    Are you player A? If so, you have nothing to worry about and I'd settle for nothing less than a bagel.
     
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  7. Woodstock_Tennis

    Woodstock_Tennis Rookie

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    You can be the iron man winner for the last decade, if you havn't picked up a raquet and praticed your strokes for the last year you're going to get handled by a 4.5 player.

    There's to much technique and control that goes with the game of tennis to just pick up a raquet and be able to beat people.
     
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  8. mislav

    mislav Semi-Pro

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    LOL! Exactly.
     
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  9. safin_protege

    safin_protege Semi-Pro

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    Player A: 6-0, 6-0.
     
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  10. marcl65

    marcl65 Semi-Pro

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    What I've found since coming back to the game is that, and this may be true of most sports, Experience beats Youth and/or Athleticism 99.9% of the time. I've played several guys that have 10-20 years on me, are out of shape, can't run...but can hit every damn line and corner on the court.

    Player A: 6-0, 3-0 before B feigns an injury and retires in disgust and dismay.
     
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  11. eLterrible

    eLterrible Rookie

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    6-0 6-0 player A

    It doesn't matter how athletic you are if you don't know how to play the game.
     
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