Originally Posted by BullDogTennis
you run a 100m dash, your not getting faster after probably 5 steps. your just trying tohave to hold that speed.
From baseline to net is about 5-7 steps depending on your stride and speed. And say you hit the ball on the last step, you're never going full speed on your last step at the moment of contact when running into the net with about a couple feet of room. The last step is used as a brake.