Recent content by KSJ1979

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    So why isn't Llodra playing the singles tomorrow?

    exactly. slow courts equals nightmare for a s and v player.
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    Thank you USTA for all the changes in USTA ratings bumps

    Back to the original post, I know a bunch of 5.0's who got bumped from 4.5 to 5.0...
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    my youtube vids

    You obviously have a lot of talent and had great training. All of the major a technical concepts are well drilled and confident. If I could only add maybe a couple of small ideas that could help. I have played against 3 star girls and ex - highly ranked D 1 players (Yale etc. in their mid...
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    Best match you've seen live.

    even though these aren't Fedal finals, but I was at the Ryan Harrison/Stahovsky match at the US Open. Amazing energy. Also I was at the Oudin/Petrova match last year at the Open...amazing energy from the crowd!
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    I'm playing a 5.5 tonight...

    You can also go down the line during the rally too....you don't have to do it on the serve esp if the person has a good serve. hit a deep crosscourt shot return and if you see a ball that you can change directions on, rip it down the line!
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    The Nicest Thing An Opponent Has Ever Said To You

    I was slated to play with a 4.0 in 4.5 men's league. The team we played is tied for 1st and the doubles team we played had a player who wins 90% of his matches and his partner was no slouch either. So, basically its was 8.5 vs. 2 4.5's. The first couple of games were not pretty but I started...
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    I'm playing a 5.5 tonight...

    Next time you might want to try to go down the line against this guy. Anytime you have a super aggressive net player, hitting a few down the line will keep him honest. Even if you miss or if he returns the down the line shot, he knows that you are aware of him and it should keep him at bay...
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    Opponents who report the score incorrectly. Why?

    I have heard similar stories just like this....
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    Your NTRP progression

    played high school, but was NO good. Played JV on an undefeated state qualifying team. quit at 16 for 10 years. (all USTA leagues) 2008: 4.0 2009: 4.5 2010: 4.5 + 2011: 5.0? (fingers crossed, really hard transition!)
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    "I'm Actually Watching This Match, Brad."

    sometimes BG makes me laugh, sometimes he is too meatheadish for me, but i can't stand how he says David Ferrer's name!
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    NTRP Rank me (video link included)

    It is hard to make a real opinion without real gameplay videos. Sometimes pretty strokes and shots go AWOL in a match....if this is how you play in a match, 4.5, if you compete at 75% of the level of the video, a strong 4.0.
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