Pete Sampras - The Legend of Tennis
Multiple winner of Grand Slam tournaments, for several years was the first racket of the world. The future champion was born in Washington on August 12, 1971 in a Greek…

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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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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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HOPMAN CUP AND WTA FINAL TOURNAMENT

The Hopman Cup can be called unique and even paradoxical, combining the features of some world tournaments and at the same time unlike any of them. But first things first…

Unusual start
The tournament is on the first line in the calendar of famous tennis players and fans. Why only famous? Because the organizers (until 2002 – director Paul McNami, since 2002 – the International Tennis Association, and since 2012 – the Australian Tennis Association) decide for themselves whom to invite to the competition, and there are only 8 vacant places. Continue reading

CUTTED HIT IN BIG TENNIS

Sliced ​​or, as they are also called, slices are hits in which the player gives the ball a lower lateral or lower rotation. A slash to the left is an important component of tennis technique. During execution, the ball rotates around a horizontal axis in the opposite direction to its flight. A slashed strike is considered quite insidious, because it is difficult to repel the enemy due to the strong reverse rotation in combination with a low rebound. Using a slice will allow you to catch an opponent by surprise, changing your length and direction abruptly and quickly. The process of learning this tennis element is not very difficult. Continue reading

CANDLE AND WAYS OF ITS APPLICATION

A candle in tennis is called a high ball sent over the net. Usually this method is used in defensive actions against a tennis player coming out close to the net or in order to pull time and have time to return to the starting position.

The candle is similar in technique to the usual blows on the right or on the left, the differences are only in some nuances that affect the trajectories. Serious problems for the opponent are a twisted candle, which is extremely effective when the vis-a-vis decides to go out to the grid. With a correctly executed hit, the ball flies quickly and abruptly bounces off the court, making it difficult to receive. Continue reading

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CANDLE AND WAYS OF ITS APPLICATION
A candle in tennis is called a high ball sent over the net. Usually this method is used in defensive actions against a tennis player coming out close to the…

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René Lacoste
Rene was born in Paris on July 2, 1904 in the family of the industrialist Jean Lacoste, the owner of a network of factories producing cars “Spanish-Suiza” (La Нispano-Suiza Automobiles).…

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LEFT HIT IN TENNIS (BACKHAND)
A fundamental element that must be mastered from the very beginning of learning to play tennis. The experience of the Tennis Group Academy coaches shows that a left kick is…

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Grand Slam Don Baj
American John Donald Budge became the first tennis player who managed to win all the Grand Slam tournaments in one season. In the future, only a few athletes succeeded in…

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