The latest episode of “Talking Tennis with Tracy” tackles a challenging question faced at all levels of the game: How do you compete versus the tricky opponent? We all know who these folks are—clever players, armed with a wide range of spins, speeds, heights, angles and so much, all designed to relentlessly frustrate their opponents. So how do you deal with so much annoyance and disruption?

Join Tracy Austin and Joel Drucker as they dig into what makes the tricky opponent so difficult to play—and such an opportunity for improvement. The two of them cite examples from the contemporary world of pro tennis—and then offer answers on how to counter this difficult playing style, touching on everything from attitude to ball-striking techniques, and even providing a few thoughtful replies that will turn the tables.