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Take Advantage of Teams Returning with Both Players at the Baseline
When you face two players at the baseline when serving, take advantage of the situation and make sure you get the first...
Do not Forget to Communicate with your Partner During the Point
Most players know the importance of communicating with their partners after every point. However, most players do not do...
On Going Communication is the Key to a Good Doubles Team
Great doubles teams are always communicating – during points, between points and on the change-overs. Make sure you are...
Take Some Pace off When Facing a Low Volley Against two Players at the Net
Many players make the mistake of trying to hit through two players at the net when facing a low volley. This usually re...
Use the Shot Down the Middle Often When at the Baseline Playing Against Two Players at the Net
When at the baseline it is very tempting to try to hit “bullets” against two players at the net. This post is...
The Player Diagonal to the Shot Covers the Middle
A common misconception in doubles is that the player with the forehand volley takes the shots through the middle....
Hit Low Volleys Back to the Opponent at the Baseline, High Volleys Hard at the Feet of the Opponent at the Net
When at the net hit the low volleys back to the opponent at the baseline. Only hit to the opponent at the net when you c...
Play as Close to the Net as Possible, While Still Being able to Cover the Lob
The closer you are to the net, the easier it is to volley. Be aggressive, move forwards and play as close to the net as...
Fight to Catch all the Lobs in the Air
One of the main strategies in doubles is to control the net. Fight to catch the lobs in the air. This post is...
Take the Net away from the Opponent
Although the doubles game has changed recently and more players are playing from the backcourt, it is still a volley gam...
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