An important statistic in this sport, first serve percentage refers to how frequently you are getting your first serve into play. There are many reasons this is important, so watch the video to find out more.

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A passing shot is used against a player who has come to the net.  But be careful, if you are trying to win the point with a single swing of the racquet, you may be playing right into your opponent's strategy.

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The term "long" refers to when a player hits the ball past the baseline, out of the court, or "long".

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A "rally", not to be confused with a volley, is simply when players hit the ball back and forth over the net.

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"No" is just another way to make a line call, meaning that you missed the shot or that it was out. No and out mean the same thing.

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Not really a term, but hand signals, when used to make line calls, are something you guys need to know about.

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"Wide" is a term used when calling a ball out that has gone, as you might guess, wide of the lines.

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Deep has a couple of meanings in tennis. One is a line call, another refers to shot placement on the court. Check out the vid for more.

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Maintaining a good "Active Ready Position" can help your game tremendously.

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