Positions

Service

Service and Return The service is the only stroke where everything is dependent on the player who implements the stroke, and it includes the choice of position. Below you will find an analysis of where to best position the serve in order to allow ...

Recommendations for Zone C

Zone C Volley zone Conditions: The ball is at X1 The opponent is at Y1 [ultimate_info_banner banner_desc="1. Play a stop volley when you are close to the net; 2. Try to always reach the ball in shortest possible way; 3. When ...

Recommendations for Zone B

Zone B This is a transitional zone because after the stroke from there the players move to Zone A or C. Subzone B1 First Case (see diagrams below) The player implements a volley. From here generally the player hits a "first volley" when ...

Rally Zone A3 Recommendations

In this sub zone (in yellow color in the diagram ) we will only analyze decisions when your positions are X1 or X2. The best places for the ball’s placement are indicaed in green. First and most important from these positions, you should ...

Rally Zone A2 Recommendations

Let's look at diagram 4. If you play cross court from position X2 and your opponent is in on position Y2, he has to cover almost twice the distance in order to hit the ball than you have to cover in order to be in the correct ...

Rally Zone Recommendations

Explanations 1. Where is the best ball direction and placement from any given position? Without any specific game situation, it is obvious that the best scenario is when the distance that player, who hit the ball, has to cover the shortest ...

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Court Positions | The Most Important

Below you will find unique diagrams that I have made thanks to my knowledge as an engineer. All court positions are mathematically proven. Here we offer some tennis court diagrams for the player’s position when he/she plays from each of the ...

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