You see both tennis pros and us club players sometimes “go for too much” or conversely “not do enough” with an opportunity. There is a time to be aggressive and a time to be conservative in shot selection and court target.
The old saying is, “You are what you eat.” So, do you want to be a cow or a cornstalk? For many senior tennis players, the key ingredients in their daily diets have changed over the years … mostly for the better.
Many players start a match by standing on the service line and like to use the “small ball” warm-up on court as the match is just starting. What do you feel about that? Thoughts on that and a “medical update” follow.
If you have been following on this site, you know two of the top senior players (in the world), Evert Jonsson and Fred Drilling have had “heart surprises.” Here is an update on their – and my – medical status…
With the lingering effects of the Covid shutdown impacting all, many senior players are looking forward to the resumption of “normal life” next year; and at the top of that list is the status of the Florida Super Senior Grand Prix series.
The vast majority of my senior tennis playing friends would much rather play a match than spend time practicing. Why is it that some players practice, and even like it, and others avoid it like the pandemic?