Originally Posted by user92626
There's always a gray area in confidence, meaning it's never a yes or a no. There are many shades of maybe. So, it's a matter of observing your skills and calculating your chance. If you're 90% consistent and too comfortable and the match is drawn out too long, you're not playing your best. You should only be a little more consistent than your opponent and to win as fast as you can. He'll go home and rest but you'll have to play better opponents. That's why.
Agreed. Confidence is a generic term, and I like to use it because it is generic, and you can take it to mean what you will. BTW, have you seen OP's hitting video? He's wailing away at the ball, ATP style nonetheless, and I think he misses more shots than he makes.