Originally Posted by atatu
Yeah, the losers of a match really don't want to hear it. Last week my partner and I (both over 50) played two good, young players who have been playing very well and working hard. We just had a little too much experience for them. I said great match and got off the court. My partner gave them a little speech about playing for 40 years and experience, etc. etc. He meant well, but they did not want to hear it at that time.
I think the age difference is a bigger factor.
Young folks tend to be too impatient for the long-winded old folks talk.
What I do notice on court is that old folks have less tolerance for things and get upset more about little things than young folks.