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« on: February 01, 2005, 07:17:42 PM »
Hi. I'm 21 and I was wondering if it's too late for me to start palying tennis. What do you say?..

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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2005, 07:20:01 PM »
it is never to late but hehe they ealriy u start the better u will be later in life i think....tennis is enjoyed by man old people where i live :H

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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2005, 07:25:16 PM »
yes it's up to me i guess ||-|

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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2005, 07:28:55 PM »
how long does it take to learn to play good tennis?

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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2005, 07:30:06 PM »
my tennis teacher say it takes 3 years but if u work hard 2
i have become a very good tennies player in 2 years u leran as u go

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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2005, 07:44:37 PM »
u should play its tones of fun

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« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2005, 07:45:49 PM »
ok thanks

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« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2005, 07:46:48 PM »
i played once and i even have a raquet :P but i stopped before i started. i shouldnt

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« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2005, 08:05:52 PM »
yea yeah just stay with it

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« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2005, 08:06:11 PM »
did you enjoy it when u played it

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« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2005, 09:21:27 PM »
21 is just fine to start playing tennis.  I started at 14 and I always say I wish I would of started earlier.  But injuries tell me differently now.  I can still play just fine, but if I started earlier in life who knows what other injuries I coudl have by now.  I am 29 (OK, OK, 30 in a few days)

I would recommend getting tennis lessons.  Tennis is one of those sports that if you get some good direction and training it will help immensely!!!
Good Luck on the Court!!!
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« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2005, 10:27:44 PM »
Tennis is a game you can play at any age.  Enjoy!
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2005, 10:38:13 PM »
My 2nd uncle didnt start tennis until his mid 30's and became the #1 5.0 player by his late 30's but he did play ever day and work real hard thats how tennis started into my family

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« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2005, 09:24:19 AM »
It is never too late!   :whip:

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« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2005, 06:31:55 PM »
Quote from: "Tennis Freak"
It is never too late!   :whip:


Indeed. My parents bundled me off to tennis school at 12. I played for a few years and then stopped for 20 before taking it up again. Now, it is the joy of my old age.

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« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2005, 12:04:14 PM »
Started at age 37!!!!

Lots of fun.  

Definately worth pursuing at any age

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« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2005, 12:09:14 PM »
Amen to that!   ://

I go to the indoor club on Thursday nights to play dubs and there is always 2 people hitting on court 8.  A husband and wife.  I would say they are both about 70+/-.  They hit pretty good too.  I hope that when I hit 70 I am still able to play tennis.
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« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2005, 12:14:27 PM »
I started hitting a bit as a teenager but did not take my first lessons until I was like 22.

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« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2005, 12:15:47 PM »
Yeah, I'm a late starter too. Didn't start till I was 14, played for PSU a year then didn't touch a racket for about 4 yrs then picked it up again. My tennis is like a roller coaster ride, it's bumpy at times but all is well. I think every competing players will pick up an injury or two in their life time. Can't be avoid. Such is the joy, and pain of this lovely sport.
I've been a tennis bum for half my life.
I'll just be a bum for the other half.

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« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2005, 01:13:23 PM »
I didn't even pick up a racket until I was a college freshman, but it's never too late (but there go my dreams of winning majors).