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You are a tennis player with aspirations to be a pro; which weapon would you choose?

Serve
9
69%
Forehand
2
15%
Backhand
0
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Volley
1
8%
Returning
1
8%
 
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If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by S_K_S » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:30 pm

You are a tennis player with aspirations to be a pro; which weapon would you choose?

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Re: If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by Varma » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:36 pm

For me it will be serve, hands down! Even a mediocre server on tour holds serve for more than 50% (which is probably on an ultra conservative estimate). If I have a lethal serve a la Isner/Karlovic/Ivanisevic, I am guaranteed a spot in top-50 at some point in my career and make enough money to employ my own entourage and keep improving other aspects of my game.

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Re: If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by arjun2761 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:57 pm

I went with the forehand! It's the stroke that is usable the most in every point in every game. I'd take an elite FH (with average everything else) over an elite serve (with average everything else).

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Re: If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by Sin Hombre » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:16 pm

What level is the rest of my game at? My answer would depend on that.

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Re: If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by Florian Buechting » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:00 am

I go for the volley of course. It may be hard for me to get into the points as my service is poor, but the people love my game and I score the most spectatcular points. I will become an Indian tennis legend and gain a couple of national and world-wide recods :) :xmas:


Realistically, it is the serve... But it is a boring answer

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Re: If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by S_K_S » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:14 pm

Florian Buechting wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:00 am
I go for the volley of course. It may be hard for me to get into the points as my service is poor, but the people love my game and I score the most spectatcular points. I will become an Indian tennis legend and gain a couple of national and world-wide recods :) :xmas:


Realistically, it is the serve... But it is a boring answer
LOL. Good answer :D

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Re: If you had to choose which weapon...

Post by ankit1407 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:00 pm

Went with serve , i play regularly and can play close to 4.0 level however when it comes to serve it’s close to 3.5 or below making it difficult to win some easy points or start the rally in better position ...this is the case specially while playing with guys with 4.0 or above ..:

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