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I think the ball is going to hit differently, too. Your normal shots are likely gonna sail in the thin air, so you might wanna work on generating more topspin. I talked to a lady a few months ago that moved to Colorado from Mississippi a few years back. She said she had to drop down a level(from 4.0 to 3.5) and it took her nearly a year and a half just to adjust to the difference in the way the ball played at the high altitude.
Also, I'm not sure how far you are from the high altitude practice area (the 3300 foot one you're referring to), but if you're fairly close, you might wanna go up there and do your conditioning - sprints, etc - as often as possible. That is if you're serious about winning/being competitive in the tournament. If you're not that serious, then just carry a few oxygen tanks with you and have fun.
haha.. better to look like a fool on the courts than a fool in the hospital. If it were me, I'd take the oxygen because playing in extremes you're not used to can be dangerous. Last year we played in 125 degree temps (on the court) in biloxi, ms... not sure what I could have done differently, I just know neither I nor my teammates were prepared. Physically we could have handled it if it was just a regular 1 and done match, but since it was a 4 day tournament where we played multiple matches each day, the schedule and the locations of the courts throughout the gulf area didn't allow time to eat driving from one court to the next unless you prepared ahead of time. Since we didn't know, we didn't prepare. I nearly blacked out after our second match on Day 2. And day 3, I'd be lying if I didn't say I was literally scared to go out on the courts.
It may sound like an exaggeration, but it's not. It took over 2 months to recover after that, because I think it somehow affected my immune system.
MD, sounds like lots of challenges are waiting for you at Tahoe... great advices from the guru's here though...!