Staying relaxed and aggressive is the best way to close out an opponent.
Many players struggle when they have a lead and are trying to close out a set or a match. They start to think about the potential results, become anxious, and quickly find themselves outside their comfort zones. One common situation when playing with a lead is to become more passive, hit more conservative shots and force your opponent to assume all of the risk, which in my opinion is your own downfall. If you want to progress as a competitor, you must learn to be comfortable, confident , and assertive with a lead, there are certain reasons why you have assumed this lead and you must be aware of how you have attained this lead and continue playing in that manner. Here are some ways that players at all levels can achieve that.