When running down a drop shot, hit the ball back deep down the line unless you can hit a forcing shot crosscourt
One of the main strategies in tennis is to work the point to force the opponent to hit a short ball that you can attack. One way of accomplishing this is to vary the speed, spin and height of the ball. Trying to hit different types of balls is not easy in will eventually lead to a a less than …
Hitting a down the line shot makes it harder to recover to the ideal spot after the shot. Therefore, use the down the line shot when you can hurt the opponent.
The ideal time to hit angles is when you have a short wide ball. That is you are inside the court and close to the sideline.
When in trouble and off the court, make sure you hit the ball high and crosscourt. That will give you the best chance to stay in the point.
Letting the ball get to you instead of moving forward to hit it gives the opponent more time to recover between shots.
When running around your backhand it is very important that you wait for the right time to hit inside in.
A drop shot will only be effective when you are able to surprise the opponent. Ideally you have to use it in situations when the opponent is expecting an aggressive shot.
Tennis is a game of adjustments. The opponent’s balls are always different and your job is to adjust your swing to be able to hit the desired shot. One of the most basic adjustments is the length of the swing. Use long swing when the opponent’s shots are short and slow. Use short swings when the balls are coming fast …
By hitting the ball crosscourt, you do not have to move as much to recover after the shot. So, anytine you are in a neutral or defensive position the crosscourt shot will give you the best chance of staying in the point.