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Many well-known tennis players have achieved great success in tennis, mainly due to their strategy, which has been stubbornly improved for many years. They know how to use for their purposes any environment prevailing on the court. Of course, any player who wants to achieve results in tennis should develop his wit. Without it, it is impossible to beat more experienced, strong and strong opponents.

Opponent’s weaknesses
The basis of the tennis strategy can rightly be called recognition of opponent’s weaknesses.
The basis of the tennis strategy can rightly be called recognition of opponent’s weaknesses. Unfortunately, this point is underestimated by many players. Before the start of the match, during the warm-up, you should understand what kind of blows cause inconvenience to the opponent. This may be an insufficiently developed backhand, a bad game from the summer, or slow movement on the court.

During the match, it is necessary to apply alternately under the right and left hand, and according to the opponent’s answers, determine the strength of his weaknesses. Then you can lure him to the grid and check his skill in playing since the summer and the execution of the mix. Having discovered that the opponent’s weakness is the backhand, you must use this drawback and send most of the balls under your left hand. It is better to play by right when the opponent is in motion, thereby forcing the use of forehand in difficult conditions. Such tactics can infuriate and undermine the self-confidence of any tennis player.

Attack direction
To increase the reliability of impacts, their direction is of great importance
To increase the reliability of impacts, their direction is of great importance. The height of the grid in the middle is lower than at the edges, so cross-country hits are much more stable and the probability of error is lower. In addition, the diagonal of the court is longer, so cross-country courses guarantee a greater margin of time.

Of course, for the implementation of stable attacks along the line, increased control is required. Any awkwardness, an insufficiently correct approach to the ball immediately leads to an error when playing along the line due to the lesser trajectory of the ball being sent and the higher net at the edges of the court. If the opponent sends the ball into the corner, then the diagonal answer will be the most rational and competent option.

Reception is one of the most important elements in tennis, on which success in the game directly depends. In order to win an opponent’s serve in tennis, you should try to take it as aggressively as possible. This tactic is extremely useful in countering well-served tennis players. It is extremely difficult to beat a player with a strong and stable serve. However, all players during the match have a certain period of time during which they are not able to consistently perform the first serve.

When an opponent submits a second serve, it is necessary to take it extremely aggressively, deeply and at a high pace. If in this way it turns out to win a few points, then this will force the enemy to soften his first serve, which will make it possible to take it without any problems. In addition, if the opponent does not hit from the first ball, it makes sense to move after his own blow. It is very likely that when the enemy sees such a forward movement, he will make a mistake under the pressure exerted on him.

Do not underestimate the importance of defense. Undoubtedly, if a player knows how to defend himself, then this gives him a certain reserve. The ability to send candles from the corners of the court helps to get out, it seemed, from hopeless situations. Defensive actions also include oblique attacks with an upper twist. Both of these elements are capable of spreading the uncertainty of the opponent.

How to act with a different account?
It is not recommended to go to the grid and shorten when the score is 15:30 or 30:40
Of great importance in tennis is the moment when the score becomes 30:15. This is exactly the time when you need to hit weak points. This score can be turned into 40:15, which gives an advantage of 2 points. An experienced player with a similar margin usually wins the game in 80% of cases.

How should a tennis player act with a score of 30:15 in his favor? If the opponent successfully submits the first serve, the ball flies quickly, then there is no risk in this case, since this will only lead to a loss of a point due to hasty actions. Aggressively you need to behave only when the right moment comes. You can not do a full swing when taking the first serve, as the risk of error increases. In this case, it is necessary to send the ball under a weak blow of the opponent or just hit it in the center of the court low above the net.

It is extremely risky to go to the net and shorten when the score is 15:30 or 30:40 – if you lose a point in this case, you can get into trouble. To perform a smash with such an account, you need to carefully and reliably. You need to attack strongly, but do not try to get in line. Each match is played against completely different tennis players, so having a clear plan, you can get an additional advantage over the opponent.

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