Originally Posted by tennis tom
This is how urban tennis myths get started, once again we are talking about the post coin toss "warm-up" not what's done for training/practice two hours before a match. I defy you to show me any pro match seen on TV where men or women pros do mini tennis after the coin-toss warm-up.
If you have proper stroke technique, you can get "blood to your arm", hitting from the baseline, using the force of gravity to return shots reaching your opponent's baseline easily.
Read post #35 with regards to the dangerous urban myth I'm creating. The mini-tennis is just a gentler way of warming everything up.