Originally Posted by Bergboy123
Just kinda curious, how often do you guys hit aces in a typical match? Never? 5+? I'd love to hear. Also include your approximate rating, I feel like that would provide context.
I'll start! I'm somewhere between 4.0 and 4.5 and I'm happy to get 1 or 2 per match, but most of the time it's 0
I'm currently a 3.0, but my league opponents are anywhere from 2.5 to 4.25. I would guess that I average about 6 aces and 6 double faults per match. Not so good. But then I guess I also hit about 10 service winners (ie., not returned in court) per match, and most of the rest of my in serves (first or second) generate weak returns. That's from the 2.5 all the way up to the 4.25 opponents. Although the higher rated opponents do return my serve fairly consistently, they're generally not putting it away on me, so it's getting me into the points at least. Against the lower rated players it's definitely a weapon.
66 yrs, NTRP-based, 3.0 in Tennis League Network (tennisftlauderdale.com) Play mostly at Hardy Park near downtown Fort Lauderdale.
Last edited by TomT; 06-01-2013 at 02:43 PM.