http://www.top-tennis-training.com/Tennis doubles lessonIn this video coaches Alex and Simon of Top Tennis Training explain the basics of doubles.This includ...
As a beginner starting to play doubles tennis, you should always try to move side to side when near the net. Engaging in a lateral movement when your opponent is about to hit a groundstroke will put them under considerable pressure. On the flip side, players in doubles game practice excessively to try and not hit the partner on the net.
The Basics of Doubles Tennis. Doubles tennis truly is the sport of a lifetime. Young or old, short or tall, fast or slow, doubles can hide many weaknesses. When played correctly, it can level the playing field against opponents that may have an advantage over you in singles. More: Court Positions for Doubles Tennis.
First, you need to know how a tiebreaker works. Here are the basics: Play up to 7 to end a set, or 10 if in lieu of a 3rd set. Team must win by 2 points. Switch ends of the court every 6 points (at 4-2, for example) Even points (3-1, 5-5, etc) are played on the deuce side.
In doubles, good communication is the key to success. You should already think about tactics before the match. Talk to each other about your strengths and weaknesses to make it easier to decide which of you will play on the forehand or backhand side.
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Tennis doubles or doubles match is the match where 4 players play on the court, 2 players on each side as a team. Another difference is that the tennis doubles court size is 36 feet (10.97 meters) wide and 78 feet long. While in singles court size is 27 (8.2 meters) feet wide.
Doubles tennis pits two teams against each other, using a total of four players. The only other major difference is increased court width (but not the length). While perfect for elderly or less mobile players, everyone can have fun playing doubles.
Doubles Lesson: The Basics of Court Positioning Do you feel lost on the Doubles Court?Are you always in the wrong place at the wrong time?You can't figure ou...