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Tennis Doubles Strategy

By Optimum Tennis, 11/08/18, 12:00PM CST

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You will be able to prepare better to play the net game with a first serve than with a second serve. Missing your first serve can also frustrate your partner which might affect his or her play.

Tennis doubles strategy is an important foundation for a winning tennis game. Doubles matches in tennis may not be as popular as the single matches, but doubles has its own prestige as a game in the world of sports.

Tennis doubles is played in the same court surfaces (clay, grass and hard) as in single tennis matches. However, its court dimensions are bigger than the single tennis court. Below are some of the tennis doubles strategies.

Know the basics principles of doubles

Knowing the basics of doubles tennis strategy is vital to win a tennis match. As much as possible play more on the net but prevent your opponent to do so. Hit low balls forcing your opponents to hit high ball. Always aim for a spike in the net after a rally. A spike (like in volleyball or badminton) will definitely earn your team a point.