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Choosing a Tennis Racquet that Fits Can Help Prevent Tennis Injuries Posted By : Trina Rowe

Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Choosing a Tennis Racquet that's the right head size and string for your skill level can boost your performance on the court and help prevent tennis injuries. If you've already experienced a condition like Tennis Elbow, you can help alleviate your symptoms by choosing the right tennis racquet.

Wimbledon and the Polo Shirt Posted By : Jamie S Hanson

Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

It is coming up to that wonderful time of year when the UK remembers how much they adore tennis and vow to stand behind a sullen Scott as he tries to play his way to the final. For 2 fun packedweeks evenings are filled up with the image of men and women wearing stark white clothes jumping around and exerting themselves loudly, tennis racquet in hand.

How To Select The Proper Lighting For Your Tennis Court? Posted By : Rory Shepherd

Sat, 05 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Tennis is one of the truly global sports which is played in most parts of the world. Being an outdoor sport it was traditionally played in daylight. But with the rising popularity the game is being played under the lights for many years now. No tennis court is complete without having proper lighting in place. Tennis court lighting is no longer a luxury but has become the order of the day. There are few things that need to be kept in mind while selecting proper lighting for your tennis court.

The Ethics of the Game of Tennis Posted By : Jillian Smith

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Watching a tennis match between two promising juniors, one an Australian and the other a New Zealander, earlier this year, I observed a very interesting incident. At matchpoint down in the second set, the Australian player clearly failed in an attempt to run down a drop volley from his opponent. Scooping the ball (which had clearly bounced twice) over his opponent's head, the Australian player continued to treat the point as if it were still "live".

Which Surface is Best for Your Tennis Court? Posted By : James Smi

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

You just moved to a new city to start a new job and you are now learning about the area. Where to shop, how to get around, and where the best exercise places are-but, you play tennis and need to find a tennis court that is reasonably close and that has time available to schedule playing time. Larger cities have many placed to play tennis including private clubs, public parks, and recreation centers.

How Are The Wimbledon Tennis Courts Constructed Posted By : Rory Shepherd

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

The original Centre Court roof got build in 1922 and was first replaced in 1992. The second Center Court roof got removed after the 2006 Championships. There was no Centre Court roof during the 2007 Championship.

About Tennis and Tennis Tournaments Posted By : Victoria Ellison

Wed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

The origins of any game of racket and ball including tennis are traditionally credited to 11th or 12th century French game paume which was played with the hand and later advanced into jeu be paume with the use of rackets. However, not all historians agree on this, there is a theory that the word tennis comes from the name of Tinnis, a town in ancient Egypt, and the word racket - from rahat, meaning 'palm of the hand' in Arabic. It is believed that different versions of the game were played in ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece, although there is no additional evidence to that.

An Introduction to Tennis for Beginners Posted By : Jillian Smith

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Your small daughter of eight observed the last tennis open of the USA to television. And then that which she had died of desire for taking learning tennis completely seriously. Well it is completely small at the age but its passion for the play cannot be really deposited. Before putting it in a house of drive of tennis you obtain better the accessories for the play to him and carry it to a court of tennis. Give him the preliminary lesson and the fundamental idea of the play including/understanding the way of marking it and of gaining finally. With the basic technical training it will grant in the fine when it starts with the real classes.

Mowing the Tennis Court Properly Posted By : Jasmine Stone

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

To build a tennis court properly means a lot of work and it should only be attempted under the direction of some one who understands it. The things most important are good drainage, good light, and sufficient room. A double court is 36 feet wide by 72 feet long, but in tournament games or on courts where experts play it is customary to have an open space about 60 feet wide by 110 to 120 feet long, to give the players plenty of room to run back and otherwise to play a fast game.

How To Coach Better At Tennis Posted By : Jenny Styles

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

For those who are interested in a more individualized sport, tennis is one of the popular options. This particular game is built to show strength, durability, and grace all at the same time. If you are looking at the possibilities for participating in tennis, you can begin by understanding the basics of the game.

Nadal Leg Injury Forces Him To Skip Dubai Tennis Tournament Posted By : Peri Witny

Wed, 18 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

It was due to leg injury that forced Nadal to skip this great tour and gave some disappointment to tennis fans. They will really miss this fast pace action star in the field of ATP tournament. One of Nadal sports friend top-ranked Spaniard says about his injury that he will be soon back on the field to play for Spain in the next month for the Davis cup. This will be the match of first round where Nadal will be able to strike back to his current performance.

2008 Tennis Highlights Posted By : Amelia Stenson

Fri, 13 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

The lions share of tennis highlights in 2008 come from the racquets of the ATP giants, with newbie, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, elevating tennis to Tinsel Town-type entertainment, and Nadal and Federer fighting one grand slam battle after another for the number one spot in world tennis.

Grand Slam Tennis - Better Luck Next Time for Roger Federer Posted By : Peri Witny

Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Roger Federer in his youth, took men's tennis by storm. Before he embarked on his remarkable journey of winning Grand Slams, his greatest achievement was beating Pete Sampras in the fourth round of Wimbledon in 2001. I was fortunate enough to be in the stands that fateful day.

Australian Open - A New Era in Women's Tennis Posted By : Peri Witny

Sun, 01 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

When Ana Ivanovic won the French Open to snap Henin's hold on the title after winning it for three consecutive times, tennis fans proclaimed the youthful Serbian player as the next player who shall dominate the sport, a picture of beauty and grace that has not been seen in the sport since Martina Hingis ruled the women's side. Ivanovic started to wilt under pressure. Maria Sharapova got sidelined for the rest of the year due to her shoulder injury while Jelena Jankovic has to win a major before she can claim the top ranking convincingly. That leaves the Williams sisters to battle each other out to stake claim as no.1 female tennis player.

Grand Slam Tennis - Safina, Williams To Dispute Ladies' Crown Posted By : Peri Witny

Thu, 29 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Tournament favorite and second ranked Serena Williams earned a ticket to play in the Australian Open tennis finals when she defeated fourth ranked Russian Elena Dementieva in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 in the first semi-final match this morning. The win snapped Dementieva's unbeaten streak and also avenged Williams' loss to Dementieva in the semi-finals of the Beijing Olympics and Medibank International.

Grand Slam Tennis - Politics And Sports Don't Mix Posted By : Peri Witny

Sun, 25 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

When interviewed about their troubled nation's past, each one can remember those frightening days and troublesome times. Knowing that they possess a special talent in sports, particularly tennis, it gave them something to dream for. They may not admit it directly but tennis has provided them an opportunity to flee the harsh conditions of a nation in strife. And it gave them a bright future, of something to look forward too.

Grand Slam Tennis - Hits And Misses In The Women's Draw Posted By : Peri Witny

Sun, 25 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

The first week of the Australian Open has passed and play has gone into the fourth round. As what I have come to expect, the women's draw has come to be the more open side, with the top four seeds not as solid as the men side and are then prone to upsets.

Australian Open - Ivanovic's Narrow Escape Posted By : Peri Witny

Thu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Keeping track of tennis live scores online, I was surprised to see 5th seed Ana Ivanovic struggling in her opening match against Julia Goerges on 19th Jan 2009. She, however, regained her form midway through the game to finish with 7-5, 6-3.

Australian Open - The Underdogs In The Ladies Division Posted By : Peri Witny

Sun, 18 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

I know that I have written about the favorites to win the crown for both the men and women's divisions. But I also have to balance this out and give my opinions on the giantkillers, the darkhorses or whatever you may call an unexpected tennis player name to be on top. These people are also highly gifted athletes but they have not been lucky enough to win a major championship. Who knows?

Australian Open - Darkhorses In The Men's Side Posted By : Peri Witny

Sun, 18 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Although it shall be difficult for the rest of the players whos names are not Nadal, Federer, Djokovic and Murray to beat the four gentlemen just mentioned, anything is possible. Besides, Djokovic's achievement of beating the top three ranked players in the world in a single tournament which included the finals match means it is attainable. I picked the names below to perhaps be the ones to cause a stir in this year's Australian Open.

Ivanovic Struggles Against 82-seed Vinci Posted By : Peri Witny

Sun, 11 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Having stayed on the No.1 position for a period of twelve weeks last season has not been easy for top-seed Ana Ivanovic. She has struggled hard to maintain her place at the top and that's just what she did to claim a victory over Roberta Vinci of Italy on Wednesday, 7 th Jan.

Practice To Get Better In Tennis Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

The popular saying of practice makes perfect is not just something that is used for a certain set of performers or athletes. Instead, it should be used for everyone who plans on working towards winning the metal. If you are setting up a practice session, either as a coach or a player, it will be important to know what tennis moves you can do on your own and what you should drill as a coach.

Hitting The Ball In Tennis Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Being ready for the tennis balls that are likely to come your way will help you to make the best hit possible. By getting the ball out of your court, you will have the ability to continue working towards the win. As a coach or a player, you will want to make sure that you know what the options are so you can learn to use them in the right place. There are eight basic shots that you can take in order to keep the ball going. When combining this with the ways to maneuver your body, you will have the ability to play each game better than the last. Following are general guidelines to keep in mind when preparing or coaching for the game.

Coaching In The Sport Of Tennis Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Beginning to coach tennis is one way to help others stay physically fit as well as wins the game that they want to. If you are working towards a profession of teaching tennis, you will want to make sure that you know exactly what you are walking into. By going into the court prepared, you will be able to keep the ball over the net and get your player to make the right moves.

Getting Ready To Play Tennis Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500

If you are walking into the tennis court, you want to make sure that you do it right. Knowing exactly what to expect, and bringing along the right expectations can help you get off to the right foot. By knowing the basics, as well as the expectations to bring, you can be sure to enjoy the game more thoroughly.