Serve and Return

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The Serve

The serve is arguably the most important stroke in tennis. Every point starts with a serve and being able to gain control of the point right from the start with a forcing shot can make a huge diffe...

Spin Serve (Bird view)

Here is another example of a bird view of a player serving. In this case it is a spin serve. Observe how the racquet-head continues moving from left to right through contact to spin the ball.To get...

Serve (Bird view)

Here is another great example of a bird view analysis of a serve. This serve is flat as you will recognize by the rotation of the forearm to and through contact. Additionally, from this angel one g...

In this section you will find everything you need to understand and practice the first two shots of each point.  

The section is divided in the following categories:

Technical Guidelines

The purpose of the technical guidelines section is to help you understand the essential elements for each stroke. Here you will find several examples of serves and returns from different angles. Each stroke has been analyzed for you and broken down to help you understand the different key elements present in an effective serve or return.


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Understanding and Improving Technique

In this section we break down the serve and return and help you understand exactly all the important technical aspects and provide many ideas on how to improve these essential shots.

The Tactical Keys of the Serve and Return

The Tactical Keys

Understanding the tactical concepts of these two strokes is essential for your success as a player. In this section you will find everything you need to understand and apply the most important tactical concepts of serving and returning.

Learning from the pros

Learning from the pros

Nothing like examples from the top to clarify doubts and understand the game better. This section is full of serve and return videos of top players that will promote your understanding of these key shots.
Practicing Serve and Return

Practicing Serve and Return

Practicing the serve and the return can be very challenging because their practice can be very monotonous. Inside this section you will find a great variety of drills to help make the practice of the serve and the return more exciting and effective.