Dwight Davis - Founder of the Davis Cup Tournament
Dwight Filley Davis was born July 5, 1879 in St. Louis (Missouri) in the family of a successful businessman, from the English family of aristocrats who arrived in the New…

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HIGH JUDGE
The umpire must: Know thoroughly all aspects of tennis, the Rules, the Regulations of this tournament, the “Code of Conduct for the Player”, the refereeing procedures and the “Code of…

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Bill Tilden: Triumph and Tragedy
William Tatem Tilden II (02.10.1893 - 07.07.1953) was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA) in a wealthy family of immigrants from the United Kingdom. He was a painful child, his mother…

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Bill Tilden: Triumph and Tragedy

William Tatem Tilden II (02.10.1893 – 07.07.1953) was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA) in a wealthy family of immigrants from the United Kingdom. He was a painful child, his mother for this reason, did not begin to send him to school, he taught at home. In addition to tennis, Bill (a diminutive of William) from childhood was fond of poetry, theater and music and later spent most of his income on these hobbies.

Tilden first picked up a tennis racket in 1899, when at the age of six he was relaxing with his parents in a mountain resort in Catskill (New York, USA). Returning to Philadelphia, he signed up for the Cricket Germantown club, of which his 8-year-old brother Herbert was a member (approx. Author – Herbert Marmaduk Tilden in 1907, 1910, 1911 became the finalist of the US National mixed doubles championship). Continue reading

TENNIS GAME TACTICS: HOW TO UNDERSTAND?

What is needed in order to achieve success in the match? Of course, accuracy, speed, a large number of lengthy workouts and a clear plan! There are a great many tactics in tennis: choose those that you like best and which bring the best result in your performance. If someone says that there is no effective tactic, do not believe him. Thousands of athletes who won the competition, live confirmation.

Winning Tennis Tactics Starts with a Serve
Only a few people can master the art of victory, so it’s unlikely that without frequent tennis and tedious Continue reading

TENNIS COUPLING TACTICS

Pair game is significantly different from single player. Tennis players have to apply a lot of tactics and make complex movements around the court. Many fans believe that the main task is to cover their half of the court. However, the secret of the game in pairs is that both players must defend their side together and competently work in a team. In addition, the choice of a suitable partner is crucial. When choosing a partner, one should take into account whether he will be able to carry out important blows during the match, and how much the game of both will complement each other. Serving in a doubles game will complement each other. Continue reading

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Roger Federer
Parents of Roger Federer decided to instill in their son a love of sport at an early age. So already at the age of three, the child picked up a…

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HOW TO CHOOSE A RACKET FOR BIG TENNIS
Game-enhancing and power-enhancing rackets Rackets of this type are designed for players who give a strong upper rotation to the ball, who need more power. Rackets of this type are…

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Pete Sampras about Andre Agassi
He was the most difficult opponent for me in that great summer of 1995 and again showed himself to be such at the very end of his and my career…

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COVERING FOR TENNIS COURTS
One of the most important factors that have a significant impact on the game of tennis players can be considered the gaming characteristics of the tennis court where the match…

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