- The goal of the game of tennis is to hit the ball OVER the net and in bounds. Write that down. No go ahead, get a pen, I'll wait.
- Uh...ok I guess I didn't have "a few things". Pretty just wanted to remind you of the rules.
Because here's the thing. You're playing Sybille Bammer. And yes, while you may be totally intimidated by her 80 foot ball toss, 70 mph serves, and accurate though fluff groundstrokes, you shouldn't be so discombobulated as to completely forget your purpose. Yes, Serena, there was a reason you were in Cincinnati standing on a hot a humid court on a Thursday afternoon. And no, that reason was not to just stand around and see all the different ways you could *not* get the ball over the net and in bounds.