Professional Tennis Players Who Started Late

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Just like many other sports, tennis is quite unpredictable. A player may spend their whole career without getting a chance to shine, only to achieve incredible feats later in their careers. Many players struggled at the beginning of their careers, and some even got ranked in the top 10, all without winning any major titles … Read more

Tennis Round Robin Format 8 Players

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Round Robin Tournaments apply to any sport where more than three players compete. It’s an all-play-all system.  The way every player gets a chance to compete with all the others can be compared to the elimination type competitions where the first matches make or break a player.  The elimination type games are known to stump … Read more

Tennis Workouts With Weights

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Strength training wasn’t always a part of Tennis. Until the 1980s, players lived without it, and they did well, like the extraordinary John McEnroe.  He was the exception though, and the next player to reach that level of success, Ivan Lendl, was the ultimate gym rat.    Building muscle power is essential. Tennis workouts with weights … Read more

Tennis Rules: Calling a Ball Out (And Some Etiquette to Know)

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Have you seen the movie “Are We There Yet?” where Ice Cube’s – hypothetical – stepson (called Kevin in the movie) keeps asking him if they were there yet a zillion times? Well, if you’re a newbie in tennis and you’re still learning the rules, you’ll definitely be a Kevin to your coach quite a … Read more

Clay Tennis Courts In the USA

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The surface is the most important thing in tennis, according to Gaston Gaudio, winner of the French open 2004.  During a typical rally, a tennis ball comes into contact with the ground for a fraction of a second, but what happens during and after that instant decides the bounce, movement, and speed of the ball. … Read more

How to Win a Tennis Match Mentally (4 Techniques!)

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If you’ve got the physical skills and abilities of a world-famous tennis player, but don’t have a grip on your mental state on the court, you’re at risk of losing the match. That’s because tennis is as much a physical sport as it’s mental. Keeping your cool, staying confident, and playing your best are the … Read more

How to Win a Tennis Match Against a Better Player (6 Tips!)

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It’s not uncommon to see a sharp player lose a match to a beginner. This was evident in the 2013 Wimbledon games, where Sharapova, Nadal, and other major players lost to newcomers.  These unexpected wins can be more than a coincidence. Everyone plays to win, and you can do it too. To get that final … Read more

Is Tennis Hard to Learn?

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If you’re a tennis fan, you’ve probably thought about giving the sport a try yourself. You’ve got the gear you need, and now you’re ready to hit the court. You’re super excited to experience that amazing sport, and you want to commit yourself to learn it. After that, you realize that tennis isn’t that easy … Read more

Teaching Tennis Serve To Beginners: 5 Simple Steps

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A good serve sets the tone for the match. It’s a show of power, a parade of skill, and a guaranteed point. The shot is yours from start to finish.  Psychological control is a significant determinant of success in any game, if you give your opponent the feeling that you are a much better player, … Read more

Tennis Rules: Moving During a Serve

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Tennis is a game that requires a lot of practice. No matter what age you are or how professional and experienced you are at tennis, the key to always being ahead of your game is lots of practice. Mastering a serve and knowing the accurate moves, as well as being aware of the dos and … Read more