Tennis Drills for Two Players

creative drills for two tennis players

  • Serve Control (competitive play)
  • Down-the-Line Finish (rally consistency, put-away)
  • Six by Six (rally consistency) 
  • Over Six (match play) 
  • One Half / One Stroke (rally consistency)
  • Angled Put-Away vs Chaser (put-away shots)
  • Team 50 (consistency under pressure)   
  • Five Losses (competitive game)   
  • Slice & Topspin (spin control)
  • Stuck on Return (serve accuracy) 
  • Forehand Wide-Middle-Wide (ground-strokes)
  • Away and Back (drop shots, hustle play)
  • Net Crunch (accurate lobs/overheads, footwork)
  • Two Bounce Game (ball and depth control)
  • 2Gs + 1V (ground-strokes, volleys)
  • Plus/Minus vs Net (net vs baseline rally)
  • Two Minutes (competition under pressure)
  • The Lob Game – 2 (lob chase; point play)
  • Warm-Up Short Court (warm-up drills)     
  • Human Target (accuracy, consistency)       
  • Mini-Tennis Variations (racquet control, hand-eye)   
  • Alternating between Topspin & Slice – Rally       
  • Move Up on Short Ball – 2 players (match play)       
  • Circle of Friends (volley accuracy; pressure rally)       
  • Stroke Patterns – 1
  • Stroke Patterns – 2
  • Stroke Patterns – 3  
  • Stroke Patterns – 4
  • Stroke Patterns – 5
  • Stroke Patterns – 6
  • Stroke Patterns – 7
  • Stroke Patterns – 8
  • Stroke Patterns – 9
  • Stroke Patterns – 10
  • Stroke Patterns – 11
  • Stroke Patterns – 12
  • Alley Rally (ground-strokes accuracy)
  • +3 / -3 (match play, momentum building)
  • Attack Two (ground-strokes, volleys, net approach)
  • Baseline vs Net (ground-strokes, volleys, net play)
  • Butterfly (ground-strokes placement, conditioning)
  • Cross-court Short Ball (ground-strokes, volleys, net approach)
  • Courage Under Fire (serve, ground-strokes, half-volleys, volleys, net play)
  • Cross-court Battle (ground-strokes consistency, placement, match play)
  • Depth (ground-strokes placement, match play)
  • Extreme Wide Rally (ground-strokes, volleys control)
  • Four Corners Service Court (conditioning, ground-strokes, volleys)
  • Half versus Full (ground-strokes, match play)
  • High Volley Advantage (ground-strokes, volleys)
  • Lob-it (lobs, overheads, match play)
  • Net Cord (drop-shots, soft touch)
  • Short Attack – 2 (ground-strokes, volleys, net approach, match play)
  • Short Court / Short Swing (ground-strokes, match play, quick preparation)
  • Soft & Hard (soft touch, ground-strokes, quick footwork)
  • Stretch Volley (ground-strokes, volley on the run, match play)
  • Three for Air (ground-strokes, volleys, aggressive play)
  • Up and Back (volleys, ground-strokes control, half-volleys)
  • Win and Hustle (conditioning, speed, match play)
  • Win Twice to Score (match play, momentum building)
  • You Lose, You Run (match play, conditioning)
  • Your Serve, My Serve (serves, match play, momentum building)
  • 100 – 1 (ground-strokes consistency, match play)
  • Four Corners / Full Court (conditioning, ground-strokes, volleys)
  • Volley Alley Rally (volley accuracy, ground-strokes control)
  • One or Nothing (volleys accuracy, ground-strokes consistency)
  • Mini-tennis (soft touch, match play)
  • Deeper (ground-strokes accuracy)
  • The Service Game (serve, match play)
  • Serving in a Row (serve practice, placement)
  • O-U-T (serving under pressure)
  • Macho Serve (serving under pressure)
  • V-O-L-L-E-Y (volleys placement and control)
  • Moving Up – volleys (volleys control and consistency, conditioning)
  • Butterfly – volleys (volleys control and accuracy)
  • Power Champ (power and control on ground-strokes)
  • Grip? Checked! (coordination, quick hands, ground-strokes)
  • Tic-Tack (ground-strokes accuracy and consistency)
  • Approach and Put-Away (net approach, volleys)
  • Break me if you can (match play, serve, return of serve)
  • Volley Lunge (volleys, conditioning)
  • Overhead In and Out (overhead placement)
  • Serve and Volley Scramble (serve, volleys, half-volleys, conditioning)
  • Ground-stroke and Volley (ground-strokes, volley, conditioning)
  • Lob vs. Overhead (lobs, overheads)
  • Alley Trouble (accuracy, ball control, ground-strokes)
  • Outside the Square (accuracy, ground-strokes)
  • RDC – Romanian Davis Cup (volley)
  • Close Volley Drill (volley)
  • Serve and Hit (serve, early preparation)
  • 21 (match play)
  • Ultimate Consistency (ground-strokes accuracy and consistency)
  • Cross vs. Down (serve, return, ground-strokes, match play)
  • Two Cross, One Down (ground-strokes consistency and placement)
  • Serve and Volley
  • Touch the Spot (play, conditioning)
  • Return and Put-Away (serve, return, put-away)
  • Come Back to Me (conditioning, ground-strokes)
  • Charge (volleys, approach, ground-strokes)
  • Serve and Volley for Doubles (doubles play practice)
  • The Lob Game (lobs practice)
  • Half Cross Doubles (doubles play practice)
  • Plus/Minus (singles match play)
  • Half Court / Double Game (singles match, ball direction and depth skills)
  • Volleys to Ground-Strokes (net game, ground-strokes consistency)
  • Touch and Win (ball control; conditioning)
  • One Way (ground-strokes accuracy; match play)
  • Beyond the Service Line (ground-strokes consistency and depth)
  • The X-Factor (ground-strokes consistency and placement)
  • Between the lines (ground-strokes consistency and accuracy)
  • Smash, Retreat and Recover (overhead, conditioning)
  • Pattern Drill 1 (ground-strokes, drop shot, lob)
  • Pattern Drill 2 (ground-strokes, approach shot, play)
  • Pattern Drill 3 (serve, return of serve, play)
  • Go on 10 (ground-strokes consistency)
  • Switch It – 1 (ground-strokes; quick footwork)
  • Switch It – 2 (ground-strokes; quick footwork)
  • Touch and Feel – game (soft, controlled ground-strokes)
  • Net Take-Over (volleys, ground-strokes; game)
  • Super Touch – singles (match play; developing control)
  • Super Warm-Up / Cardio (ground-strokes; volleys; conditioning)
  • 3 + 1 (rally patience and consistency; point play)
  • Cross Switch Drill (ground-strokes accuracy, consistency and stamina)
  • How Deep is Your Shot? (ground-strokes)
  • Bring It on Two (lobs accuracy; overhead practice)
  • OO4 (pattern drill; strokes consistency)
  • Net War (net play improvement)
  • Over-deliver (match play; aggressive serving game)
  • You Lose, You Run – 2 (cardio; competitive game)
  • Pure Accuracy (ground-strokes consistency and accuracy)
  • Passing the Line (ground-strokes depth; court transition; net play)
  • Drop and Lob (good work-out; touch shots)
  • 300 Balls (ground-strokes consistency; cardio tennis)
  • The Shortest Player (touch shots; footwork; accuracy)
  • Hustle and Accuracy (ground-strokes placement and accuracy)
  • Match the Fast Serve (return of serve; match play)
  • Serve In vs. Return In (tennis serve and return game)
  • Hiking (competitive play; ground-strokes)
  • 15+ Serves (competitive play; serve under pressure)
  • Only Forehands (competitive play; quick movement)
  • Cardio for Two (cardio tennis drill)
  • Waiting Game (pusher; ground-strokes consistency)
  • No Bounce Returning (aggressive net play; match play)
  • Battle of Racquets (net play; court coverage)
  • Short Attack – 2 (aggressive play development; attack and defense)
  • 100 – 2 (ground-strokes consistency)
  • Lob Return (competitive play)
  • Tough on Me (ground-strokes consistency and accuracy)
  • Find the Right Path (ground-strokes placement)
  • Turtle Rallies (decision making; ground-strokes)
  • Fancy the Warm-up (hand-eye coordination)

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