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Old 02-07-2013, 11:06 AM   #15
righty
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Thank you!

I happened to read this just before I went and played, and tried really hard to pay attention to both tips, and they helped.

No, I still do not know how to put pace on a slow, low ball, but I am getting more balls over the net where the opponents could not immediately end the point.

I still could not lob the short ball over the net person (as some others suggested) safely or consistently, nor crush the ball, but found a decent enough way to get that ball back cross court without losing the point almost immediately. I was able to eliminate the net person from poaching relentlessly, and over time, I think I can learn to add more pace.

I lost only about 60% of the points compared to the usual 90% I lose against the tactic. That is encouraging.

Thanks again.
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