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Postby pokeyjoe » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:44 pm

Madison wrote:
J35J wrote:So do I assume that none of you guys who play(ed) tennis play(ed) baseball?? I played tennis my freshman year of high school just because I wanted to try something else. Tennis was during baseball for us.


Pitched and played outfield. ;-D Wasn't spectacular at either though, but I could hit. :-) ;-D


I played baseball through 8th grade, and I was solid, but not one of the best players. I didn't even bother trying out for the high school team, because even if I made it I'd just be sitting on the bench. I skipped out on spring sports completely during my first year in high school, and this year I did tennis.

Baseball is by far my favorite sport though, if I was better I would definitely play it over tennis (nothing against tennis). I used to play mostly infield (second, short and third, not first base) and I would occasionaly catch or play outfield or something when the coaches would want to switch things up.
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Postby m16a » Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:54 pm

I play tennis religiously! I absolutely love the sport and it's really the only sport I'm any good at. As for serve problems, just keep working. Aside from pros, I've never met anyone with serve inconsistency problems. Good luck! ;-D
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Postby JTWood » Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:55 pm

m16a wrote:I play tennis religiously! I absolutely love the sport and it's really the only sport I'm any good at. As for serve problems, just keep working. Aside from pros, I've never met anyone with serve inconsistency problems. Good luck! ;-D

I think you meant that you haven't met anyone who didn't have serve consistency problems.

Make the poor kid feel bad, why don'cha? :-b
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Postby Mookie4ever » Mon Mar 19, 2007 6:48 pm

I love tennis. My serve of course sucks. The only way that I get a good serve in consistently is by severely footfaulting. My best move is in doubles - I pick off the partner at the net with my first serve and blame it on my "inconsistency". The partner that is picked off is usually shaky for a few games afterwards. Of course it isn't as effective if I've played them before - kinda like Hideo Nomo the second time through the order.
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