On Tennis and Grassroots Tennis

This post is about Grassroots tennis and strategy.

ON STRATEGY

The current game right now is baseline heavy.  People want to hang back and wail from the baseline.   The “best” players are the ones who can hit the hardest over and over from the back of the court.  Or the ones that can last the longest from the back hitting heavy ball after heavy ball.   BUT players that can learn to play the net are in a great position.  Baseline players they are not ready for the net rusher.   A player needs to learn now how to slice and chip AND charge and volley effectively.  It will work at all levels.  At the junior level it would be effective and right now at the pro level it is effective also.   It is currently on display at the US open (2019)  Taylor Townsend has found her fearless game and used to dispatch Halep.    Even the writer of this post (The Biscuit) is trying to get more aggressive and go to the net and his/her own tennis game.

ON PARENTS

 

ON MENTALITY

 

ON GROWING THE GAME and FINDING TALENT

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