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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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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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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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

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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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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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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“When we called Danya for dinner, he shouted:“ Mom, I play with Nadal. I’ll finish - I’ll come! ”
At the end of the year, 100 SE journalists traditionally determined the best athlete of Russia-2019. They became tennis player Daniil Medvedev. In 2019, he broke into the top 4…

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