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    Rotation Style Play For Public/Park Tennis Courts

    Ok, another follow-up question. So during the start of the game the server starts from position A right? After every point they rotate from position A > B > A > B > A and so on and so forth till the game is over right, then they permanently move to position B while the bench person at location...
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    Rotation Style Play For Public/Park Tennis Courts

    lol. Thanks for this suggestion. I think it's the best one.
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    Rotation Style Play For Public/Park Tennis Courts

    Hi Tennis Nation, Do any of you all remember the details to the rotation-style play used in tennis courts when 5 people are present? This system rotates the 5th player in so that everybody gets to play. I just cannot remember whether the rotation happens a) After every game or b) After every...
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    What To Do About Shoe Strings - Barricade Shoe Strings!!!

    ....have not, but will order some asap. Thanks for the tip buddy.
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    What To Do About Shoe Strings - Barricade Shoe Strings!!!

    Hi all, So I got this Adidas Barricade (Link Here). Awesome shoe when the laces stay firm for the first 30 minutes of play. However, after usually that 30-45 minute mark the lacies basically get loose and just ambushes my footwork. Have any of y'all had this loose lace issue with the...
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    Overhead View of Foot Positions During Serves

    Hi all, Could you all please take a look at the foot positions provided with the links (Position1 and Position2) below. So is it true that the left foot should always point to the target direction of your intended serve? I indicated the target direction with the purple arrow. My spidy senses...
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    Pressureless vs Pressured Balls

    Hi guys, So ok, I get that most practice balls are pressureless balls, and that balls you use in games are pressured. Where I draw a question mark is whether you're supposed to use pressured balls sometime during practice so you can accurately simulate the "real game" feel right before a game...
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    Any Roadmap of Drills/Practice Using My Ball Machine???

    Thanks for sharing this buddy....yeah, you do look like you got quite a workout.
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    Any Roadmap of Drills/Practice Using My Ball Machine???

    Thanks for the nuggets Bagumbawalla. I know it's a few months bit late, but sharing kudos regardless.
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    Twisted Calf Muscle Twice (Because of Spin Balls): Is This Common?

    Thanks buddy. You make me feel welcome in this group.
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    Twisted Calf Muscle Twice (Because of Spin Balls): Is This Common?

    Hi guys, Know those balls where people just spin the ball like crazy, and instead of the ball bouncing along its flight trajectory it either goes sideways or straight up. I have twisted my right calf muscle twice due to my muscles having to instantly trying to adjust to the unexpected ball...
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    Drills for Speeding Up Racquet Movement

    Hi guys, I'm new to tennis and wondered what is the popular drill to improve the speed of your racquet movement especially those times you're switching from forehand to backhand as well as when volleying. I've seen a couple of tennis players at the court where I play at that seem to have...
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    Any Roadmap of Drills/Practice Using My Ball Machine???

    @socallefty this is priceless. A million high-fives to you!
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    Any Roadmap of Drills/Practice Using My Ball Machine???

    Don't quite get what the abbreviations mean (e.g. xcourt deep, dtl deep, io deep, ii deep). What are the dtls, io's, etc
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    Weird: My Opponent Hits Baseline-hugging, High Bouncing Balls

    How exactly do you return (or counter) these balls that go direct to the baseline then bounce real high? An opponent I played in a match used this technique a lot. It's difficult to return the balls because you have to backup all the way back to the fence where you tennis racquet is almost...
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