Originally Posted by MNPlayer
This is so true. Amazing what just getting returns back can do, at least at 4.0. Also it puts pressure on the server to serve bigger which often causes them to start double faulting.
This is just as true at the 4.5 and 5.0 levels in my experience. As your level increases, the quality of return will also increase incrementally in most cases.
As my coaches always said way back when: 'Make 'em play'