Improve your positioning at the net for doubles tennis from this tip by coach Greig Ewing, Head Coach at the Alberta Tennis Centre! When at the net, check where your elbows are, are they tucked into your body, or are they out in front of you? If your elbows are tucked into your body, it is harder to defend and return a ball as the racquet is in an awkward position with your body. However, if you adjust your stance and keep your elbows out, returning the ball is easier as you can easily open the racquet face for a quick return and catch your opponents off guard.
Here are a few crucial steps to take when positioning for doubles and hitting volleys:
See you on the court and make sure to have some serious fun!