Returning serve should not be treated like a ground-stroke swing – the ball from your opponent’s serve travels faster and you’ll have less time to react to it. Therefore, when I teach the return of serve, I tell my students to imagine they have a...
Returning against a serve-and-volley player can be a difficult task mostly because this type of opponent possesses a good court coverage knowledge, has a great serve (some of them are master at spinning the ball) and because the following rally is played at a faster...
The two types of serve returns (first and second) should not be treated the same in any way. While returning first serve is just a matter of avoiding being on a defense as the point begins, on the second serve return the player should think a lot differently: 1. From...
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