Basic Tennis Etiquette Call the Score. If you’re serving, make sure to call the score before every point. This not only lets your opponent know... Respect the Neighbors. Don’t roll balls behind or onto someone else’s court during a point. If a ball comes onto your... Fair Warmups. Before a match, ...
SpitFire said: IMO, you should be fully warmed up before you start banging the ball around with your opponent. That will allow for the "warmup" to consist of you feeling out your opponent for weaknesses. If they're having issues with warming up, then it means they should have ball control issues come match-time.
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Warm-up like a pro. Keep your pre-match warm-up brief – the pros stick to five minutes, and so should you. Serve the right way. Before you serve, make sure your opponent is ready to receive. While the rules say you should take no more than 20 seconds between points, you don’t want to win a point by serving at your opponent’s back.
Dynamic stretching is one of the best ways to warm-up for tennis. Dynamic stretches consist of small bursts of muscle activity without static stretching (holding a pose for 20–60 seconds). Research has shown that static stretching is a better way to cool down and mitigate soreness.
Exhale as you raise your right arm up until it is even with your shoulder and simultaneously lift your left leg up until it is even with your hip. Try to avoid any tilting of hips. Hold this position for 6–8 seconds. Repeat 10–12 repetitions. b. Supine Bridge: 10–12 repetitions Lying face up, with bent knees, feet hip width apart.
Try not to spray the ball all over the place. Do not hit the ball as hard as you can or as hard as you may in the match. This is senseless. Many players start competing in the warm-up. This is not necessary and rude. Your inability to control the warm-up may also interrupt matches on adjacent courts.
The on-court warm up. There are no rules about the pre-match warm up with your opponent. You do not even need to have one at all, but if you skip this, it should be a joint decision. That said, warm ups are highly recommended as a way of getting your eye in, of re-familiarising yourself with movement patterns and checking out your opponent.
WARM-UP LIKE A PRO. Keep your pre-match warm-up brief – the pros stick to five minutes, so should you. SERVE THE RIGHT WAY. Before you serve, make sure your opponent is ready to receive. While the rules say you should take no more than 20 seconds between points, you don’t want to win a point by serving at your opponent’s back. NO RETURN NECESSARY