I go both ways, that is on the tennis court. I still enjoy both singles and doubles play.
Most women my age are avowed doubles players. Doubles, they say, is a more cerebral game, requires less running, and is more social. That may all be true. But the one thing that singles has way over doubles is never having to say you are “sorry.”
Team sports, such as doubles tennis, require that you depend heavily on others to cover the territory when you cannot. To read your mind. To know your partner’s and opponents strengths and weaknesses. This is true of any team sport. And in doubles, where the team is just two people, the pressure to perform is that much greater. Read More