Opening the Court:
Pattern 7

George Zink

George's series on Opening the Court is based on making full use of the dimensions of the court and the whole range of all court shot making. Pattern 7 is a great example. It starts with a high, deep inside forehand to the opponent's backhand, then pausing slightly as your opponent turns and then moving in the hit a swinging volley, followed by a short angle classic volley. What a great way to win a decisive point!

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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.

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