Originally Posted by LeeD
When at net in doubles, I bend my knees, jackknife at the waist, and try to stay out of the way of any possible return by my partner. If the serve/shot goes up the middle, and I don't poach, I move towards my alley. If the return goes wide to my backcourt partner's alley, I take a step and half towards the middle.
Never could understand the net players who stand straight up while hugging the net.
I wonder if anyone: while at the net with partner returning and watching the service line to make the call, the serve is in and turns to watch the partners return, and WHAM right in the face