I am a 3.5-4.0 player living in Fairfax, VA. I am looking to find players to hit or play with in Northern Virginia, preferably Fairfax. I am interested in men or women and singles or doubles, any skill level but beginner. I am flexible and can play during the week and on weekends. You can email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
This week, I only got to play two out of three of my leagues due to Yom Kippur that fell on Monday evening.
Singles went quite well last week. One thing my hubby has always noted about my game is that I'm not aggressive enough. I definitely try to play pretty safe to make sure my shots are consistent, but that also means fewer winners and longer rallies. But last week, I tried to step it up a bit, with a goal to not be the last court still playing the match, like I usually am. And… Continue
Added by Kristi Hines on October 5, 2009 at 11:50am —
Last week was the first week I played three league matches, and I must say it was a BLAST!
The first night was women's round robin doubles, and definitely the longest night of tennis, as it is a guaranteed three matches. I found that my net game had suffered some loss of confidence, as I just didn't feel good about my volleys. My serves were pretty good during the first set, including getting an ace based on deliberately placing it away from the receiver. Unfortunately, my arm got a… Continue
Added by Kristi Hines on September 28, 2009 at 9:28am —
I attended the USTA Tennis Block Party on Saturday at the HCC Campus in Tampa, Florida. One of the events at the block party was One on One Doubles..... this is a new concept in singles play that is highly competitve, fast paced and a great workout!
Basically you play a cross court singles match using the doubles court. Serve and volley or you lose the point! (Good volley work for baseliners like me!) The founder, Ed Krass, is a Blues aficionado and pumps out the tunes during… Continue
Added by Chrisje on May 12, 2008 at 8:33am —