HIGH PERFORMACE TENNIS EXAM
(All questions are in reference to hard court tennis)

  • Each question is worth 1 point.
  • Bonus points will be awarded for exact answers
  • Bonus points for additional answers from what is asked



51) What percentage of winners do men hit from the forehand side?

52) What percentage of winners do men hit from the backhand side?

53) What percentage of winners do women hit from the forehand side?

54) What percentage of winners do women hit from the backhand side?

55) What percentage of men win over 50% from the baseline?

56) What percentage of women win over 50% from the baseline?

57) What percentage of forehand winners are hit from the ad court in men’s tennis?

58) What percentage of forehand winners are hit from the ad court in women’s tennis?

59) Will you hit more winners inside the court or outside the court?

60) How often do men approach the net in one set?

61) How often do women approach the net in one set?

62) What percentage of drop shots are successful?

63) What percentage of passing shots go cross-court?

64) What percentage of passing shots go down the line?

65) What percentage of passing shots are dipped at the feet?

66) What percentage of passing shots are lobbed?

67) Name all types of grips and their uses?

68) Name the Primary baseline tennis patterns (7-8 times out of 10)

69) Name the Secondary tennis patterns (2-3 times out of 10)

70) Explain at least 5 tennis strategies:

71) Name the 4 Primary Serve locations

72) Under pressure, when you need to make a first serve, where should you serve?

73) Name 8 factors that you should consider before serving?

74) Is it better to drop shot with the wind or into the wind?

75) When you are not sure if you should attack the net or go back to the baseline, what is the right choice?

76) What is Rafa Nadal’s biggest game plan?

77) How high is the net in the center of the court?

78) How high is the net by the singles line with singles sticks?

79) How high is the net by the doubles line?

80) How high is the net by the singles line without singles sticks?

81) What is the length of the tennis court?

82) What is the length of the tennis court when you hit cross court?

83) How wide is the singles court?

84) How wide is the doubles court?

85) Which string type gives you the most power?

86) Which string type gives you the most spin?

87) Which polyester string produces the most power

88) Does thin gauge(18g) or thick gauge(15L) give more power?

89) Does thin gauge(18g) or thick gauge(15L) give more spin?

90) Does high or low string tension give you more power?

91) Does high or low string tension give you more spin?

92) Does a smaller grip size help with racquet speed or a firm wrist?

93) Does a bigger grip help with racquet speed or a firm wrist?

94) What is the proper way to measure grip size?

95) Name at least 3 ways to compete at your highest level in heat and humidity?

96) What should you eat as your last big meal 2-3 hours before your match?

97) What should you eat 1 hour before your match?

98) What should you eat after a match?

99) What should you do immediately after a match or training session?

100) List at least 10 items that should always be in your racquet bag?