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Old 08-15-2012, 09:14 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Maui19 View Post
Well perhaps to you. For me, I am going to get the opportunity to play better quality tennis at my level without having being pummeled by 20 somethings. It is a huge change for me personally.
I don't understand. I mean, I guess I understand if you play singles, as age can be a big advantage for the younger player.

In doubles, I do not believe age matters much. I don't tend to lose to 20-somethings. If they are on the doubles court with me, their advantages in speed/fitness are often offset by issues of control.

Besides, there simply aren't many women aged 20-35 in the league. They have young kids, limited time, limited money. And the ones who played in college don't wind up at 3.5/4.0.
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