Tennis Musketeers
1922 - the World Cup in Brussels ended. Huge headlines in newspapers: “There has never been anything like this before!” What happened? The sensational success of French tennis: five victories…

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Little-known episodes from the joint life of Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf
“When I play, the presence of children on the platform is not so important for me, but Stefania should be! This is my advantage over rivals. She perfectly understands everything…

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Chris Evert - a symbol of the era
A tennis bracelet is a classic piece of jewelry. Usually they are made of white gold or platinum and encrusted with even, identical diamonds. The bracelet fits tightly on the…

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twisted candle

Jacques Brunion

The fourth of the musketeers, the oldest of them, has always been the main support for his comrades. Modest, restrained, he in a single game could not reveal all that he was capable of. And this is a pity, because his varied and attractive game posed serious problems for an opponent of the highest class. Lacoste, for example, felt very uncomfortable, encountering the always unexpected blows of Bryunion, and Tilden had to give all his best to achieve victory. His hit on the right, very quick and very individual, was carried out by a short backswing, due to which the direction of the ball’s flight was carefully masked. Unexpectedly strong brush gave the ball a rebound effect. In particular, Brunion’s famous twisted candle, Continue reading

Suzanne Langlen – the pride of France

Susanne Lenglen (05/24/1899 – 07/04/1938) – an outstanding French tennis player, who left a bright mark in the history of sea tennis. She was a two-time Olympic champion in 1920, became the 35 times winner of the Grand Slam tournaments, 12 of them in singles.

The first acquaintance with tennis occurred at 10-year-old Suzanne in Nice, where her family moved to their own villa for the summer. Her father, a wealthy industrialist, being an entrepreneurial man, decided to make a champion of his daughter. Looking ahead, it should be said that he succeeded. He was a good coach, but a year later he gave Suzanne to train at the Nice Lawn Tennis Club in Nice, where he was secretary. He was very demanding of his daughter in everything related to tennis. For ten years, Monsieur Lenglen made her train hard and play for hours against the wall. Of course, many hours of working with the ball to death bothered Suzanne, but if Charles Langlen had not been so adamant, she would never have achieved such stability in the game, such confidence in the execution of shots. Continue reading

CHIEF JUDGE (REFEREE)

The chief referee is jointly responsible for conducting the entire competition as a whole in accordance with the regulatory documents of the competition. The functions of the head judge include:

1.1. Act as the main authorized person for the interpretation and interpretation of the applicable Tennis Rules, Regulations, Tournament Regulations and the “Player Code of Conduct”. To resolve all issues that arise during the tournament, including protests.

1.2. Before the start of the tournament, conducting classes or meetings to familiarize the tournament judges with all regulatory documents, including the “Code of the Tennis Judge”, and distribute their responsibilities. Continue reading

STRETCHING
Flexibility is an important quality for a tennis player inextricably linked with speed and agility. Good stretching allows you to perform movements with large amplitude. In the case of insufficient…

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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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Warm up
An important component of the training process in any sport, and tennis is no exception. The main goal of the warm-up is to prepare the tennis player for training or…

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