Tactics for Elite Level Men’s Tennis - Part 2


  • Javier Piles
  • Miguel Crespo




Tactics, Men, Top level, Juniors


This article follows from part one within this issue and continues to discuss more topics on top level men´s tennis tactics. Discussions relate to the experience of the primary author, as the coach of David Ferrer, and the theoretical contribution of the second author. In part two, the authors stress the importance of physical and psychological aspects to get a better tactical performance at the highest level, as well as the best tactics from junior to professional tennis and to top champions. The article provides practical examples of the work done with David Ferrer.


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How to Cite

Piles , J., & Crespo, M. (2012). Tactics for Elite Level Men’s Tennis - Part 2. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 20(56), 15–17. https://doi.org/10.52383/itfcoaching.v20i56.402




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