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
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
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