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  1. anbu4ever11

    anbu4ever11 Semi-Pro

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    i just had my first match today and won 6-2 6-2,he was a junkball type player and tried to get to the net.my problem is that i can hit tennis balls good and way more depth and such,now im not used to his style so that could of been why,or maybe being first match and i havent played outside much(live in illinois),idk.im using a new babolat pure storm and liked servin with it but like i said i felt no depth or power from it yet i do at practices,im not sure if i should switch back to my apdc or just stick with it. im thinkin ill try using it more tommorrow cause are next is a home match and it dont start for like an hour after school.but does anyone know what i can do to relax and get back to hitting better tennis.i feel like i might be swinging way to fast thinkin like i have to hit it or he'll get to it or hit it back harder.im not sure though.but whats some good stress relief tips as im playing?thanks
     
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  2. doublefault2008

    doublefault2008 Rookie

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    Try typing your question again. This time, use proper grammar because it is so much easier to read and comprehend.
     
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  3. anbu4ever11

    anbu4ever11 Semi-Pro

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    okay my fault.lets see there might be other reasons but today my match i felt like i was stressed like and was trying to much to hit the ball and be consistent.he was a junk ball player and im not used to it but i still felt weird.so im asking if there is any advice on how to maybe loosen myself up
     
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  4. Bagumbawalla

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    Junk-ball players, and or, players that give you very little pace are more difficult for some people to play against because they force you to create your own pace, out of nothing, and unless your court movement, timing and strokes are well-grooved, you will come off looking bad.

    What can you do about it?

    Practice. Practice until you can hit any shot thrown at you by any player with any style.

    Knowing you can do that will give you confidence, and guess what? That will solve the other problem. With confidence you will be far less "tight" out there on the court.
     
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  5. herosol

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    if you beat a junk ball player 6-2 6-2, i don't see where there is a problem in your game.
     
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  6. Djokovicfan4life

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    6-2, 6-2 is nothing to be embarrassed about, perhaps you're being too hard on yourself?

    Your grammer is in more need of work than your game.
     
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  7. erik_PS95

    erik_PS95 New User

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  8. Djokovicfan4life

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    Whoops! Note to self, spell check my own posts before criticizing someone else's GRAMMAR!
     
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  9. 5263

    5263 G.O.A.T.

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    The only way I can see to be comfortable against a junk baller is to become one,
    and u don't want to do that.
    So just tough it out, and keep winning 2,2 and be proud of the effort and patience you exhibited.
     
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  10. shwetty[tennis]balls

    shwetty[tennis]balls Rookie

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    1) I think you should be more concerned with passing your English class than with tennis.
    2) If you beat him 6-2 6-2, what's the question?
     
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  11. albino smurf

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    You type in ADD speak. Neat.

    Did you expect to bagel this person or what?
     
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  12. anbu4ever11

    anbu4ever11 Semi-Pro

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    yeah well to bad ive got really good reading and writing when it comes to ACT scores.anyway considering its the internet and people get lazy and dont bother righting out things why not.i understand my first post was really bad because i went off subject a lot.anyway i lost my match today,think im a chicken because i dont understand how i can hit hard fine against good players in practice and do crap during a match.oh well,see how it goes and stuff.
     
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  13. anbu4ever11

    anbu4ever11 Semi-Pro

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    Oh and no bagel its just i felt i could of hitten alot better then what i was doing.i switched to his style to beat him in a nutshell.i threw in some baseline shots and passes but over just mimicked him.
     
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  14. Bungalo Bill

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    To anwer your question in your first post about relieving stress, you can pretend the ball is my head and me criticizing you about having lousey footwork. :) lol
     
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  15. anbu4ever11

    anbu4ever11 Semi-Pro

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    lmao lol thats great if i knew what ur face was like lol,naw idk i just need some more matches to play,guess ill just try this year to just let loose and hit the best i can,thanks
     
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  16. Bungalo Bill

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    A controlled swing is important as you work on placement. Many players work on just power in the shot.

    But someone said practice, practice, practice, however, this is kind of vague.

    Your footwork and balance are paramount when playing a junkballer. Without well practiced footwork, you dont have a good foundation when the junkballer moves you around. This is what needs to be there more then anything.

    Your strokes should work for placement and authority.
     
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  17. Mansewerz

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    What is 10 characters?
     
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