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Played a ladder match with Ben again.  This time he took it.  4-6  Good job Ben!

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Ladder match with Denise.   Denise informed me that our matches are pro sets to 10.  0-10  Hell of a job Denise.

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A good hit with Erica.  Thanks 3-2.

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Second Ladder Match

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I had not played since last week.  But at least having played last week my warm up much better.  My able bodied opponent hit well but lacked it on the serve.  A few hard hitting rallies in the match.  Once he was warmed up his serve provided him with some ace points.  My shots were pretty good.  I enjoyed the match.  Thanks Ben

7-6

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Ohwhatanight

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Ladder match.  31 days since I last played.  Work work and work.  If I wasn’t working I was in pain.  Did not work out for four weeks.

QE ladder match tonight.  Louis was my opponent.  My friend and hitting partner was now my nemesis.  I am guessing by now I have played a dozen times in the last ten months.  The ten minute warm up did not fair well.  I could only go into the match knowing my body would do what it has to.   I was getting one in three into the court.  My serves were about 80%. Game play started.  I was soon down 0-2.

Hard work took it to 3-2  From there is was a battle.  Faulting on the wrong points.  A battle to the end.  7-5  Many deuces.  Many aces on my part.  At the start of the eight game my body started doing what it was supposed to.  Shots and serves I was proud of.

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QE Dubs started today

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Good hit.  Topspin worked well.  Arm did okay.  I will have to see if I have pain tomorrow.  Looking forward to next weeks hit!

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No Pain

20170711_162657.jpgGood hit.  No muscle pain today.  Two weeks off.  Will try two sessions in a few per week in a couple of weeks.   Looking forward to that.  The tennis psyche is naturally coming back.

Many misshits.  But who cares.

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Back hand is weak

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All is coming on well in this re-entry to tennis.  I played doubles today.  Forehand is strong.  It is doing what I want it to most of the time.  Serve is coming back.  Using all serves.  Backhand is using the muscles I am trying to bring back.  I a using the back hand but not powering up at all.  Relying on placement and spin.

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Play

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Worked with Louis today.  5-7, 5-0

Only seeing the Kinesiologist and Massage therapist now.

One muscle still not actively engaging.

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