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Old 10-31-2012, 11:32 AM   #50
Backhanded Compliment
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It is a legit strategy to change things up... esp. if you are a 4.0+ playing against those below your level. Against equal or better playesr I throw in 65% power with lots of spin just for the way it makes them rethink their return position... then I hit a 130mph 1st serve the next point. It works great.

Honestly, sometimes when I play a pick up doubles game I have trouble returning powderpuff serves at first (usually hitting the net) but I keep at it and by the second service game Im hitting return winners left and right (typical when a 4.5 or so hits with a 3.5). It forces me to stay sharp and forces them to develop a better second serve.
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