If you're serious about doubles, you and your partner need to develop a solid practice routine.
© Garrett Ellwood
By Greg Moran
If you’re serious about doubles, you and your partner need to develop a solid two-player practice routine. Here’s how to refine your doubles in eight steps—and you'll get a great workout too. In this video
, I’ll show you a once-a-week practice program that includes:
1. A brief warm-up, like jumping rope.
2. Cooperative volleying and baseline rallying so you can hit as many balls as possible.
3. Continuous forward and backward movement to improve footwork.
Greg Moran is the author of Tennis Doubles Beyond Big Shots and director of tennis at the Four Seasons Racquet Club in Wilton, Conn.