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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TENNIS TERMS
Tennis terminology is an integral part of the theoretical training of a tennis player. This article contains the most common terms related to the parameters of rackets, strings, other equipment…

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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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Steffi Graf – the first racket of the world for 377 consecutive weeks

German tennis player Steffi Graf won all the Grand Slam tournaments in 1988 and, in addition, became the champion of the XXIV Olympics in Seoul the same year, winning singles. In addition to these great sporting achievements, she also has other tennis records.

The full name of the great tennis player Stephanie Maria Graf, but she went down in the history of sports, like Steffi Graf, – the journalists slightly shortened her name, just like it was with Don Budge and Rod Laver. She was born in 1969 in the German city of Mannheim, and the first who was able to discern her outstanding tennis abilities was Steffi Graf’s father. He became her first coach, having managed to instill in her a selfless love for this difficult sport and fostered a fighting spirit in her – an inalienable quality of a tennis player. Continue reading

Rod Laver

Rod Laver, nicknamed “Rocket” was named the greatest tennis player of the twentieth century, and for good reason. He is the only player (among men and women) in the history of tennis, whose victories in majors have allowed him to become the holder of the Grand Slam in singles twice. He won the first “Grand Slam” in 1962, when he was an amateur, but the next year Rod became a professional, where in 1967 he also won the “Professional Grand Slam”.

With the beginning of the “Open Era” in 1968, Laver, like other professionals, again began to take part in the Grand Slam tournaments.

He got his second “Grand Slam” in 1969. Continue reading

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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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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BLOW TO RIGHT IN BIG TENNIS
A very important element common to all professionals is the setting of the hand at the time of the end of the swing. With all the variety of forms and…

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Psychological installation for tennis players
The specificity of tennis is that any tournament, even the highest rank, consists of individual matches. It all starts with a victory in one match, which is the desired link…

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