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Where should I stand when my partner is receiving?

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Question: Where should I stand when my partner is receiving?
Answer: As receiver's partner, stand just behind or just in front of the service line, depending on how quick your reactions are, and 5-7 feet from the center line. If your partner hits a return that the opponents are unlikely to hit aggressively, move up to the middle of your service box to get ready to volley. If your partner hits a weak return, stay put, or, if you have time (such as on a weak lob), back up until the opponent starts to swing.

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