How to Win More Tiebreakers (& Dance With the Nerves): Podcast 018

tennis coaches Craig O'Shannessy and Jeff Greenwald

In this episode, I discuss tiebreakers. Whether you play recreationally, competitive USTA league matches, or even on the pro tour, tiebreakers matter.

  • How do we win more tiebreakers?
  • How can I stop getting so nervous?
  • Why do I always double fault in tiebreakers?
  • What should my strategy be during tiebreakers?

I try to answer all those questions and more.

I share my knowledge of tiebreakers based on data I’ve studied, other expert tennis coaches I’ve worked with, and my own personal experience of playing tiebreakers. You should be able to find a few tips for help you calm your nerves, and play better tennis under pressure.

Interview Notes from this Podcast

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About the Author

Will Boucek is the Founder & CEO of The Tennis Tribe. He has played tennis for over two decades, including in college. Will has worked with ATP & WTA tour players and coaches. He currently lives in Austin TX where he plays USTA leagues & tournaments, writes about tennis, and teaches doubles workshops.