Originally Posted by leech
True, it didn't help that he was a level or two above me. And I guess 4.5 players can get to more balls or know how to position themselves or put the opponent on the defensive so he can't unleash a forehand winner at will.
Therein lies the root of the problem. Your opponent was a level or two above you. I'm sure if that same guy played against a 5.0 or 5.5 he will feel the same way you did.
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