CHIEF JUDGE (REFEREE)
The chief referee is jointly responsible for conducting the entire competition as a whole in accordance with the regulatory documents of the competition. The functions of the head judge include:…

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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……

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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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Competition systems: “Swiss system”

Competition Algorithm

It is desirable that an even number of players participate in the competition, but an odd number is also allowed. All participants are divided into two equal groups either by rating (group of strong and group of weak), or by lot.

In the 1st round, the pairs of opponents are divided according to the principle: the strongest from the first group versus the strongest from the second, second strongest from the first group versus the second strongest from the second, etc. (In the table, each pair of opponents is highlighted in either black or blue). If, Continue reading

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, effectiveness of the game and even maintaining health. The article discusses the main characteristics of tennis rackets.

Materials
Aluminum is an inexpensive material from which budget entry-level rackets are made. Aluminum racquets are quite durable, but under harsh conditions they can deform and lose their characteristics. 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

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…

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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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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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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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