Bill Tilden: Triumph and Tragedy
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…

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Tennis: The Most Important Thing You Need to Know
There are two basic things you need to know about tennis rules. Firstly, it can be played by two opponents or two teams, each of which consists of two people…

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Some terms
Hybrid Strings. A combination of any two types of strings or penetration depths. The most common combination of the so-called wire on the longitudinal (babolat pro hurricane tour, luxilon) and…

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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

HOW TO CHOOSE A RACKET FOR BIG TENNIS

Game-enhancing and power-enhancing rackets
Rackets of this type are designed for players who give a strong upper rotation to the ball, who need more power. Rackets of this type are focused on increasing the power of blows, and, as a rule, have a greatly increased head size from 107 to 135 square meters. inches, light weight: from 226 to 269 grams, while the balance of the racket is shifted to the head (rackets with a weighted head) in order to concentrate the weight in the zone of impact. In addition, these racquets can be elongated from 27 to 29 inches. Rackets of this type are chosen by players playing strong topspins that need more power. Continue reading

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.…

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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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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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