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Old 11-02-2012, 04:25 PM   #27
Say Chi Sin Lo
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Originally Posted by Frank Silbermann View Post
I prefer tennis balls that are well-used but still lively. E.g., recently opened, but already used for a couple of sets. They're easier on the arm and actually faster.
There's a lot of fails there.

1) If it's well-used then it ain't lively anymore.
2) They're not "recently opened" after a couple of sets.
3) They're not easier on the arm because of the false sense of "I can hit as hard as I want and it won't fly out".

But they may be faster due to the fact that they don't bounce. If I know I'm playing with dead balls, I'll run around all of my forehands and use my backhand slice instead.
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