Originally Posted by goober
That's some pretty low level gamesmanship.
Whenever somebody I don't know tells me that I am better than them or take it easy on them because they are not that good, old or whatever I know I better step it up a notch.
I don't think it was intent. He honestly believed I was better because my strokes were more consistent. But once the match started, he resorted more to blocking the ball because he lacked confidence in his strokes. But he was good enough to beat me doing that.