Re: Wrong tactic: Errani´s coach told her to defend
There is a school of though that gave birth to this idea.
It was recently given new life and credibility by Ricardo Sanchez.
This school of thought argues, when playing Serena, you need to do everything possible to keep the rallies as long long as possible.
Taken to the extreme, some players would rather keep the rallies going than hit and winner where there is chance.
After all, the coach says, the longer the rally, the higher your chance is to win the point.
To these players, attempting to hit a winner is equivalent to take a chance, to hit a low percentage shots, something coaches also advise against.
So they opt for prolonging the rallies
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Last edited by tennisbum79; Sep 8th, 2012 at 12:15 AM.