Doubles Tactics

In tennis, the game of doubles has its own unique rules. Understanding and practicing your best options for all the different situations that you will encounter during a match will greatly improve your chances of success.

In this section, we will review the most important tactical concepts and strategies for doubles play.

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Serve Team
Move in the Direction of your Partner’s Serve

Move in the Direction of your Partner’s Serve

When at the net and your partner serving be active. Move forwards in the direction of the serve as soon as you hear your partner’s racquet striking the ball. This will help you move faster to intercept the return and also cover the ang...

Attacking the net on the Second Shot

Attacking the net on the Second Shot

If you are having a hard time serving and volleying every time you can keep the same the same aggressive mentality but adjust slightly by approaching the net on the second shot instead. To get access to the videos and premium ...

When at the Net Move with the Ball

When at the Net Move with the Ball

When playing one up and one back against the same formation, both net players need to be constantly moving up and back from offense to defense as the ball moves from one side of the net to the other. To get access to the video...