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,…

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Types of Tennis Balls
So, probably you never thought about buying balls, how do they differ from each other? But they noticed that some balls last a long time, while others wear out and…

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ROCKET PARAMETERS
A modern tennis racket is a technologically sophisticated product that has many different characteristics. The right choice of racket depends on the knowledge of these characteristics, which means convenience, style,…

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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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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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SHOCK FROM SUMMER AND FEED
In order to learn how to play in the summer, a tennis player must make an effort and be as concentrated as possible, trying to attack sharply and accurately. Tennis…

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John McEnroe: from the autobiographical book "Seriously"
Until this very day, I often have the feeling that my name is written right on my forehead. It is difficult to walk along the street, wherever it is, without…

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Björn Borg
Björn Borg was a real star on the court with his incredible game, attractive appearance and icy calm. For this he was nicknamed "Ice man." With 11 Grand Slam titles,…

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