Learning from the Past: Chris Evert's Steadiness

by: Peter Burwash | September 30, 2013

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I remember one time I hit with Chris Evert, when she was 16 and I was 23. After five minutes, I still had two brand new tennis balls in my pocket. Evert was always steady. It’s frustrating to play against someone who doesn’t miss.

You’ll never be as steady as Evert, but with a little more concentration, you can miss a lot less—and win a lot more.

 

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