Competition systems: “Swiss system”
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
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
An important component of the training process in any sport, and tennis is no exception. The main goal of the warm-up is to prepare the tennis player for training or competition in the best condition, warming up the muscles and reducing injuries. Many players underestimate the importance of warming up, neglecting it, which often leads to injury. The joints are particularly susceptible to the load on the court, so close attention should be paid to their heating.
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