Tag Archives: Doubles

Chemistry – you either have it or you don’t!

Based on my observations of tennis doubles pairs that have had and are having success, a common underlying theme is the mysterious “Chemistry” – you either have it or you don’t! This is the mysterious ingredient that, fuels the anticipation … Continue reading

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Doubles Strategy #3 – Follow the return to the net

Use this strategy to counter opponent’s strategy to close in on the net very fast when they’re serving. 1) Force opponent to play a low volley (or, better still, a half-volley) while he’s still only about halfway in to the … Continue reading

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Doubles Strategy #2 – Poach the Return

Poach the serve to backhand or body at the net and finish at net (deuce side) Poach the serve to forehand at the net and finish at the net (ad side) 1) Serve to the backhand or body to induce … Continue reading

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Doubles Strategy #1 – Follow the Serve

Follow the serve to backhand or body to the net and finish at net (deuce side) Follow the serve to forehand to the net and finish at the net (ad side) 1) Serve to the backhand or body to induce … Continue reading

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