Originally Posted by Cindysphinx
Ooh, Dizz. That its so not good.
Last year, every one of my captains wanted me to play every match. You have to say no out of self preservation.
What I did was to write every match for every team on a calendar, along with the name of the opponent. Then figure out which matches will be the toughest and say you are available only for those matches. Period.
That way I got the right number of fun, competitive matches without burnout.
Well ... in the grand scheme of things it is nice to be loved. But when your regular doubles partner is perhaps my best tennis friend and the co-captain of the teams I have a hard time saying no ... I admit I just need to get better at saying no.