Or can be... I got out for a hit with my brother the other day, and he was wondering why he felt more comfortable playing in a 4.0 mixed match than he did in 3.5. This is a pretty common thing I hear on the court, and a lot of it comes down to the fact that at the higher levels, players hit with a bit more pace and control, giving you something to work with and allowing you to get into a rhythm. If you find yourself getting frustrated by a lack of pace, don't try to crush winners. Instead, be patient and concentrate on being more consistent. A lot of times these players rely on their consistency and your impatience. They can hit 10 dinky shots in a row, and they are expecting you to get…

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