Clay Court Clinic: How to Play on Clay

Deep Background. This is part two of our posts on playing the clay court game. It’s a totally different game but you enter with the same tools you enter any tennis match: groundies, court coverage, service and return, volleys off both wings. But one more element comes into play on clay: strategy. Clay court tennis is for those who love geometry and well-constructed points. It’s a game that purists appreciate and, yes, it’s a bit of a specialty in today’s hard court world.
It’s also perhaps the most rewarding form of tennis just because it extends your game in all dimensions and requires a complete set of skills. If you’re a clay court player or just like to watch it on TV or in person, here are some of the finer points of the game made visible.
The Fine Print: Embed via YouTube. Post from Total Tennis Domination. All rights belong to their respective rights holder. Thanks to everyone for sharing. See you on the clay.

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