Let’s admit it: Even if you are convinced about the merits of the third shot drop, sometimes you don’t hit a perfect drop shot. (ahem, perhaps even more often than not…)
And even if you believe you are (or actually are) amongst the blessed few who can drop them shot after shot like a pro basketball player sinking free throws, chances are you’ll be on the same side of the net sometime soon with someone else who can’t.
Many players are tempted to give up in despair when they or their partner hit a bad drop shot, but don’t let that be you.
Yes, you gotta get to non-volley line to control the point and no, a bad drop shot isn’t going to get you there in one move. But it doesn’t mean you should give up.
Here’s what to do instead.