8 Rules For Playing Against Hard Hitters

These days, the courts seem to be filled with players who come out swinging–and swinging hard.

Playing against hard hitters in tennis can be intimidating. There will always be players who hit bigger than you and are more consistent. However, there are players at all levels who take a lot of big swings, but are not always pinpoint accurate, and can only hit one or two balls in the court in a row.

When battling a big hitter there are things you can do to throw your opponent off of their groove to try to neutralize their power. There are also ways to prepare to return the hard strokes if you're not comfortable doing so.

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