Originally Posted by mib
The point of being an aggressive percentage player is to put pressure on the opponent, but avoid going for too much. An aggressive defender would be a counter-puncher.
Of course, this is all relative -- when playing against a better player one is often forced to go for broke or to play passive defense.
Why not be a aggressive on defense and passive on offense ?
Most mistakes are made when tennis players try to be too aggressive on offense and too passive on defense