After teasing his fans on his social media sites if he was going to wear a mask on his comeback match at the Swiss Indoors in Basel, world no. 1 NOvak Djokovic obliged the fans and put on a scary mask as he walked out on court for his first round against Xavier Mallisse. Here is a look.
How to play from the baseline
The expression “to endure the rally” is about those indeterminate moments of a rally where none of the players is leading.
The ability to endure the rally is fundamental when you play a “long rally”, because it offers you the chance to measure your opponent’s strong points and vulnerabilities, besides letting you position as best as possible for your next offensive shot.