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Opening the Court:
Pattern 13

George Zink

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How do you set up a winning drop shot? It’s one of the most effective and underused ways of winning points—and of discouraging your opponent. Here is a complete point pattern from George’s series on Opening the Court. A wide serve in the deuce court. An inside out forehand. And then the drop to the open court. One more way of being aggressive in the all court game.

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George Zink is a master tennis professional with over 25 years of teaching experience. After competing on the ATP Future Tour, George won 9 national championships in singles and doubles, and has coached junior players who have won 5. A former college coach at Franklin and Marshall, George has managed clubs with large teaching staffs and also owned gyms in Pennsylvania and Florida where he exponentially expanded membership. Over the last 15 years, thousands of junior players have attended his GZ Tennis Camps. Based in Bradenton, Florida, George has two children who are currently highly ranked national juniors.