Doubles Strategy Tip & Video

LOW PERCENTAGE SHOTS

  1. Attempting winners from behind the baseline.
  2. Attempting a winner off of a defensive lob.
  3. Attempting a lob from inside the service line close to net.
  4. Attempting a very hard hit overhead from the baseline.
  5. Attempting a put away on a low volley.
  6. Overhitting and missing a high volley from close to the net.
  7. Attempting a drop shot overhead.
  8. Hitting one pace of first serve for an entire game or match.
  9. Hitting any second serve into the net.
  10. Overhitting an approach shot.
  11. Attempting to come to net from behind the baseline
  12. Missing a drop shot because of poor court positioning or too far from net
  13. Hitting into the net when standing behind the baseline. If you miss, miss long!

Click here for a video on ‘Serving Team Options’ by Jim Katterfield, USPTA Director of Tennis, at The Strand Country Club.

CTA 2016 Winter-Playoff Schedule

CTA Winter 2016 Playoff Schedules
Men’s 3.0 Playoff Date: Tues. March 15 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue Flight
TBD
Red Flight
TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Men’s 3.5 Playoff Date: Mon. March 14 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue Flight
TBD
Red Flight
TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Men’s 4.0/4.5 Playoff Date: Mon. March 14 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue Flight
TBD
Red Flight
TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 2.5 Playoff Date: Tues. March 15 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions: TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 3.0 Playoff Date: Wed. March 16 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions: 

Blue FlightTBD 
Green Flight ~ TBD
Red Flight ~ TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 3.5 Playoff Date: Fri. March 18 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue Flight
TBD 
Green Flight ~ TBD
Red Flight ~ TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 4.0 Playoff Date: Thurs. March 17 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue Flight ~ TBD
Red Flight
TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

 

 

 

Bonita League 2016 Winter-Playoff Schedule

Bonita League Winter 2016 Playoffs- Playoff Schedule
Men’s 2.5
Playoff Date: Fri. March 18 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions: TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Men’s 3.0

Playoff Date: Thur. March 17 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue Flight
TBD
Red Flight ~ TBD
Playoffs:
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Men’s 3.5

Playoff Date: Wed. March 16 at TBD, Time: TBD

Season Champions: TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 2.5

Playoff Date: Fri. March 18 at TBD, Time: TBD

Season Champions: TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 3.0
Playoff Date: Tues. March 15 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions: 
Blue Flight ~ TBD
Red Flight
TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

Women’s 3.5

Playoff Date: Mon. March 14 at TBD, Time: TBD
Season Champions:
Blue FlightTBD
Red Flight ~ TBD
Playoffs:
Round 1:  TBD vs. TBD
Round 1:   TBD vs. TBD
Finals:  Winner round one  vs. Winner round one
Consolation:  Loser round one  vs. Loser round one
Playoff Champion:  TBD

 

 

 

 

Bonita League 2015 Fall- Results & Pictures

Bonita League 2015 Fall- Results & Pictures

Men’s 2.5 Playoff Date: Fri. December 11 at Cascades, Time: 11:30am
Season Champions: Cascades Bulldogs
Bonita 2-5 Men Cascades Bulldogs Season Champions
Playoff Draw:
Round 1:  Cascades Bulldogs def. Brawlers VillageWalk Bonita (2-0)
Round 1:   Lighthouse Bay   def. VillageWalk Bonita Gray Wolves  (2-0)
Finals:  Cascades Bulldogs  def. Lighthouse Bay   (1-1) (10-11)
Consolation: Brawlers VillageWalk Bonita def. VillageWalk Bonita Gray Wolves (1-1) (11-13)
Playoff Champion:  Cascades Bulldogs
Bonita 2-5 Men Cascades Bulldogs Playoff Champions

Men’s 3.0 Playoff Date: Thur. December 10 at Bonita Bay, Time: 11:30am
Season Champions:
Blue Flight ~ Bonita Bay Blue
Bonita 3.0 Men Bonita Bay Blue Blue Flight Season Champion
Red Flight
Belle Lago Red
Bonita 3.0 Men Belle Lago Red Red Flight Season Champion
Playoff Draw:
Round 1:  West Bay Landsharks  def. Bonita Bay Blue (3-0)
Round 1:  Belle Lago Red def. Lighthouse Bay (3-0)
Finals:  Belle Lago Red def. West Bay Landsharks  (3-0)
Consolation:  Lighthouse Bay def. Bonita Bay Blue (2-1)
Playoff Champion:  Belle Lago Red
Bonita 3.0 Men Belle Lago Red Playoff Chanpion

Men’s 3.5 Playoff Date: Wed. December 9 at Pelican Sound, Time: 12:00pm
Season Champions: Pelican Sound
Bonita 3.5 Men Pelican Sound Season Champion
Playoff Draw:
Round 1:  Pelican Sound def. Pelican Landing  (2-1)
Round 1:   Cascades-Breckenridge  def. West Bay Landsharks  (3-0)
Finals:  Cascades-Breckenridge  def. Pelican Sound  (2-1)
Consolation:  West Bay Landsharks  def. Pelican Landing (3-0)
Playoff Champion:  Cascades-Breckenridge
Bonita 3.5 Men Cascades-Breckenridge Playoff Champion

Women’s 2.5 Playoff Date: Fri. December 11 at Palmira, Time: 9:00am
Season Champions: Palmira Red Robins
Bonita 2.5W Palmira Red Robins Season & Playoff Champion
Playoff Draw:
Round 1:  Palmira Red Robins def. West Bay Raquettes (2-0)
Round 1:   VW Bonita Topspinners  def. Aces Cascades (2-0)
Finals:  Palmira Red Robins  def. VW Bonita Topspinners (2-0)
Consolation:  West Bay Raquettes def. Aces Cascades (1-1) (9-7)
Playoff Champion:  Palmira Red Robins
Bonita 2.5W Palmira Red Robims Playoff Champion

Women’s 3.0 Playoff Date: Tues. December 9 at Palmira, Time: 12:00pm
Season Champions:
Blue Flight ~ Cascades Drop-Shots
Bonita 3-0 Women Cascades Drop Shots Blue Flight Champions
Red Flight
Palmira Poachers
Bonita 3-0 Women Palmira Poachers Red Flight Champions
Playoff Draw:
Round 1:  Palmira Poachers def. Grandezza Raquettes (3-0)
Round 1:  Cascades Drop-Shots def. Bonita Bay (2-1)
Finals:  Cascades Drop-Shots def. Palmira Poachers (2-1)
Consolation:  Grandezza Raquettes def. Bonita Bay (2-1)
Playoff Champion:  Cascades Drop Shots
Bonita 3-0 Women Cascades Drop Shots Playoff Champions

Women’s 3.5 Playoff Date: Mon. December 7 at Pelican Sound, Time: 12:00pm
Season Champions: Pelican Sound CWB
Bonita 3-5W Pelican Sound CWB Season Champions
Playoff Draw:
Round 1:  Pelican Sound CWB def. Pelican Landing  (2-1)
Round 1:   West Bay Women Warriors def. Olde Cypress/Pelican Bay Park (2-1)
Finals:  West Bay Women Warriors def. Pelican Sound CWB (3-0)
Consolation:  Pelican Landing  def. Olde Cypress/Pelican Bay Park (2-1)
Playoff Champion:  West Bay Women Warriors
Bonita 3-5W West Bay Warriors Playoff Champions