It is a bit tough pill to swallow with a lob sided L for the 1st ladder game this season. At the same time it wasn’t a surprise either.
On my own side – I wasn’t in my good form with 5kg overweight. Today also marked my 1st time playing at the Milton club.
My opponent is today is a solid 5.0 player with an aggressive attacking style. He doesn’t seem to have weakness on forehand, backhand or serve.
It is a discouraging but hopefully it is providing extra motivation to get back to my peak form. I don’t have many years left to improve my skills. Losing games like this against players significant older than me was not what I wanted to play.