3 Rules to close down the angles The right ones
Playing the windA. In rec play, you normally just play on whatever side you are on. Not much thought goes into it.
B. If you are platying the US Open in Naples, you can expect swirling winds. The wind will be blowing into you, switch to the side, and then be in your face.
C. You need to be cognizant of where the wind is every point
D. It might be in your face one point and behind you the next.
E.Make sure you are adjusting your starting court position based on wind conditions.
F. Also make sure you are adjusting your shots to compensate for the wind (harder into the wind and not as hard with the wind).
G.And make sure you are watching the ball into your paddle - the ball is particularly though to play in the wind