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Hot Australian Tennis
The Australian Open is the first Grand Slam event of the new tennis year. While other parts of the world are shoveling snow, the folks in Melbourne are hoping for cool weather. The tennis competition is hot, and the on-court temperatures are even hotter.
Don’t Just Cover the Middle
How is it that some of your opponent always seem to know where you’re going to hit the ball? Are they just that good or are you really that bad?
Side or Serve?
You’ve warmed up and you’re ready to start the match, but now what do you do? Who serves and from what side? What about the coin toss?
Do you know what is the best doubles formation? There are several answers, all of which are right, depending on the situation. Find out when a using staggered formation is most effective.
Clay Court Tennis Strategy
The game of tennis played on clay courts requires focused strategy and lots of experience to know the right moves, as shot selection and conditioning are key components on the dirt.
Are You a Sandbagger?
Remember when you were young, or if you have children, the big kid always picked on the small kid? Well, more and more it´s getting to that point in tennis too. The game has become one of winning at all costs.
Tennis Essentials for Performance
When it's hot outside, it can be even hotter on court. Make sure you protect yourself from the sun and take precautions to stay as cool as possible.
One Handed or Two Handed Backhand
So many players now use two hands on the backhand side. The days of Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf are over. Which is more effective?
Tennis is a Team Sport
When you drive by the local tennis courts, you generally see one or two people on each side of the net hitting a tennis ball back and forth. Look again. Tennis isn't always an individual sport.
Doubles Strategy: The Net is Your Friend
If you play doubles, you need to be comfortable at net and develop good instincts to take control of each point. You can be a more effective doubles player by improving your short game and learning how to take advantage of your opponent at net.
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