Singles, Doubles, or Both?

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by joebedford, Mar 28, 2004.

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Do you prefer to play singles or doubles?

  1. Singles

    60.0%
  2. Doubles

    15.0%
  3. No preference

    25.0%
  1. joebedford

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    Do you prefer to play singles or doubles? Me, I love them both. I used to be a singles stalwart, as I would guess many are, but I have grown to love doubles as a unique game unto itself.
     
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  2. jayserinos99

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    ditto joe. i've learned so much after playing doubles these past few years.
     
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  3. Max G.

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    Usually, I'd been concentrating on mostly singles, but this year I got a doubles spot on my HS team, and I'm loving it. Doubles is awesome! (-:
     
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  4. @wright

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    I really am not better at either one I'd say, but I usually prefer to play singles, since it tends to be a little less social than doubles. I have played each on my usta team, and I have fun playing either-it's all tennis!
     
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  5. joebedford

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    Congratulations, @wright! You have moved from "semi-pro" to "professional" in the day that I have been here!

    You should really get a job, tho. ;-)
     
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  6. jmckinney

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    I like singles better but do enjoy and learn from doubles play.
     
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  7. SuperDuy

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    Singles is better, more hitting more running around. Doubles you are jsut standing there at the net.,
     
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  8. vkartikv

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    It's easier to find one partner than 3. Also, I tend to become claustrophobic during doubles, so singles is better.
     
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  9. Storm_Kyori

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    I prefer the challenge of singles, but I tend to play dubs more often than not.
     
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  10. Feña14

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    I prefer singles. I've played alot of team sports and enjoy them but with tennis I prefer to win or lose by how well I play.
     
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  11. dlk

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    Prefer singles, but doubles is good practice for singles/volleys & is more relaxing.
     
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  12. Lex

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    I prefer both!! Singles helps maintain rythym and timing, doubles helps with volleys and returns.

    I try to play singles once a week and play doubles once or twice a week.
     
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  13. fireice

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    Both are great but completely unique games. I think I like singles more because you have more control over what happens. In doubles, if you hit a great shot that pulls both players off the court and then your partner nets the next shot, there's nothing you can do.

    That's not to say I don't like playing doubles and I always play it in tournaments if they have it.
     
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