Here are some “hidden points.” Fill out and return. Best papers, men and
women, will be rewarded.

The page numbers in parentheses indicate where the question is
Answer in 35 words or less, based on fall practice:

  1. “Hone your return” (page 29).
  2. “Churn and Burn” (page 88).
  3. Seven volley spots (page 87).
  4. Use your legs to volley (overhead) (page 87).
  5. “Recoil” (page 88).
  6. “On the rise” (pages 89, 106).
  7. “Andy Moll” Drill (page 56).
  8. “two and in” (pages 43, 46).
  9. “Shank” target (page 85).
  10. Going in (pages 46, 89).
  11. Backing up (pages 46, 89).
  12. Which knee is down on a low backhand volley (right-handers)?
    The left.) (page 117).
  13. “Hit-turn” serve (overhead) (page 19).
  14. “Doubles is a one-two game” (pages 29).
  15. “Duties of all four doubles players” (pages 31, 32, 33).
  16. Where is the underspin ball best used (which shots)?
    (pages 29, 36, 58).
  17. “Touch and tighten” (page 88).
  18. Short corner (significance) (page 36).
  19. Cardinal sins in doubles (page 34).
  20. “Chip and Charge” (page 58).
  21. “Chip and Rip” (pages 42, 58).
  22. They approach cross court. Your response: (Down the Line)
    (page 89).
  23. “Spot specific” on volleys (too!) (page 56).
  24. “The most important ground stroke” (Cross-court backhand if
    both players are right-handed) (pages 29, 41, 42).
  25. Get the return out of “the hole” (page 59).
  26. “The Cagey Cage” (page 84).
  27. The values of hitting on the rise (pages 57, 58).
  28. Borg’s speech (page 25).
  29. Don’t change the “line of the ball” (pages 29, 43).
  30. Who serves first for us in doubles? (The server who gives our team
    the best chance to win. This may not be the best server.) (page 59).
  1. Double faults are: (See answer at bottom of test.
  1. Know when to “pull the trigger.” (See answer at bottom of test.)
  1. “The harder they hit it, the … ” (easier you swing … pages 21, 88.)
  2. “Z” shaped return (pages 90, 117).
  3. Compare the “hit spot” for a backhand two-hander to a one-
    handed backhand slice (pages 23, 86).
  4. “Pulling the top spin backhand” (page 56).
  5. “Learn the court” and team policy on dropping a questionable ball
    (page 53).
  6. Two rally suggestions: (1. Hit ground strokes off the first bounce
    only. Second bounce hits are not legal, plus first bounce makes you
    hustle to the ball and hit some awkward shots. 2. There is no need
    to hit balls that are out of bounds. Just knock them down, or let
    them go, and start a new inbounds rally.)
  7. Recommended technique on backhand overheads (page 87).
  8. High volleys—down and at an angle. Low volleys—straight and
    deep and they get to hit it one more time (pages 41, 87, 88).
  1. Double faults are double trouble in doubles

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s