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Jan 30, 2010
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Jan 30, 2010
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'Retaliation: What is your stance on getting hit by the ball?'
"Although thinking about it further its been alot of years since I did juniors, 30's here, I recall now friends who played complaining about junior antics. I had a tendency at that time to tune stuff out other than ball and score. Also I did…"
Jan 30, 2010
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'What is your strategy against GOOD Baseliners'
"If they are more consistent than you from the baseline get them out of this area, dropshot, hit short balls, most baseliners are not as consistent at net. "
Jan 30, 2010
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'Retaliation: What is your stance on getting hit by the ball?'
"Johnny Mac also with Connors went through juniors and one wouldn't say they grew accustom to dealing with petty antics or games, such things seemed to frustrate them more. Prob cause such things are a waste of time. Although Evert and Borg, Fed…"
Jan 30, 2010
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'Retaliation: What is your stance on getting hit by the ball?'
"I actually played tennis as a junior, then went pro and played in various sectional open circuits for a few years. I didn't experience much issues with jr's in the comments you mentioned. In overall scheme its usually the club hackers that…"
Jan 30, 2010
Kevin Kauffman replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'Random One-liner Tennis Tips'
"Racquet back. Move the feet. Breath."
Dec 31, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'Random One-liner Tennis Tips'
"Just watch the ball."
Dec 31, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'What is your strategy against GOOD Baseliners'
"If a baseliner is more consistent than you from the baseline then get them out of their comfort zone. So get them to the mid court or net part the tennis court. If you can't beat them at the baseline then you need to get them off of the…"
Dec 31, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'What is your strategy against GOOD Baseliners'
"Well consistency comes from learning proper stroke techniques. The most consistent pros like Evert and Borg had very consistent shots that didn't break down, so learning proper foundation of groundies is key. Learn the correct foundation…"
Dec 29, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'What is your strategy against GOOD Baseliners'
"i was told once over 10years ago by an accomplished pro, rally cross court then when get the short ball approach up the line and follow the approach shot to the net and cover the pass up the line..."
Dec 29, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Dave's discussion 'Looking for players around 5.0 level to hit in Irvine' in the group Orange County Meet-Up
"hey sure I am a solid 5.0 looking for drills and points email is ktennisk@gmail.com thanks kevin"
Dec 26, 2009
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Dec 26, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'What is your strategy against GOOD Baseliners'
"Strong baseliners are usually solid off of both ground stroke sides. Take at the highest level, Steffi Graf, people would say play her backhand, yet her slice was very consistent and she made fewer errors on the backhand than forehand. So playing a…"
Dec 26, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'Retaliation: What is your stance on getting hit by the ball?'
"While we are on this subject another issue that actually I find more offensive and I have had it happen a few times, during tourneys after the points are over most etiquette is to hit or throw the tennis balls to the person serving. On just a few…"
Dec 25, 2009
Kevin Kauffman replied to Gary Sakuma's discussion 'Retaliation: What is your stance on getting hit by the ball?'
"Get over it. Its a sport and getting hit in sports is part of the game. Its not like they hit or punched you with fist or racquet, its a tennis ball. I've been hit many times in tennis and didn't take it personally. K"
Dec 23, 2009

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I am a:
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Neighborhood or other helpful location info:
S.Ca, Ca
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
1. Intelligent
2. Great communicator, written and verbal.
3. Educated. Juris Doctorate Degree, BS Degree.

Outside of tennis I am also studying for the bar exam and pursue acting. Those are my three professions, law, tennis, and entertainment. I have also studied law in those areas, sports law and entertainment law so once I pass the bar exam I will pursue the legal profession in sports and entertainment. Travel, music, art, movies, water, and love sports.
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Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Evert, Borg,
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Pretty damn good, NTRP 5.0, NTRP 5.5
On the court, I am a:
rightie, slicer, watcher, doubles partner, singles player, serve-n-volleyer, two-hander, one-hander, double faulter, lobber, baseliner, all courter, drop-shotter, gracious winner, gracious loser
My favorite local courts:
I enjoy most tennis courts. All surfaces interest me, it ultimately depends on the type of player I am playing against.
Relationship status:
Single
Favorite website:
http://tennis.vpweb.com

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