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Video is 3.5 tennis.

Blue shirt got didn't come to net once by 4 minutes.. Blue shirt guy next needs to learn how to construct a point and come into the net. He has not yet learned approach shot and volleys. You need that to be 4.0 unless you're a master Pusher.

Forehand has low follow thru since it's so flat. More topspin?
 
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Even the pro's stay away from the net on red clay

You're right, I have to learn how to work the points better. That is clear. To this day I faced only one player who liked to come to the net, and my adaptation against him was very quiet.

To tell you the truth, I've never seen a top player in Brazil play on the net. In fact, I had classes with a teacher who was top 300 in ATP and he sacks and volleys, today he plays beach tennis, because in state tournaments he has no chance.

I am 1.71 m, even if I was a good volleyer, I would cover very little of the net. I do not think Nadal would play as he did in the US Open final in RG ...

But, your remark about working the points is perfect.
 
Well that's fine, but I specifically meant when you drive a ball deep to the opponent's backhand you should be coming in anticipating a short ball and then hitting that short return even wider pulling your opponent out wide and finishing the point at the net
 

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Well that's fine, but I specifically meant when you drive a ball deep to the opponent's backhand you should be coming in anticipating a short ball and then hitting that short return even wider pulling your opponent out wide and finishing the point at the net
Well that's fine, but I specifically meant when you drive a ball deep to the opponent's backhand you should be coming in anticipating a short ball and then hitting that short return even wider pulling your opponent out wide and finishing the point at the net

You're completely right, this is one of the pattern that works best. I can hit a deep backhand (I have confidence in this stroke), get on the court and hit a forehand (in parallel of course). And then go to the net, this should work up in the clay.
 
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