Originally Posted by Say Chi Sin Lo
Maybe it's a habit for me. I used to run around most of my backhand, and hit forehands instead. I used to have an abysmal backhand.
The problem was, if my inside-out/in forehand wasn't good enough, the entire deuce court would open and I'd have to make a mad dash to cover any down the line shots.
Since those days, I keep telling myself to not give away the court easily.
It reminded me of this video I saw a while ago, it talks about court positioning in more detail:
It's a bit long, but if you have time watch it, it's useful.