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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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,…

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Dwight Davis - Founder of the Davis Cup Tournament
Dwight Filley Davis was born July 5, 1879 in St. Louis (Missouri) in the family of a successful businessman, from the English family of aristocrats who arrived in the New…

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Algorithm

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

HISTORY OF BIG TENNIS
The first mention of a game with a ball and rackets dates from the second half of the 19th century. Unfortunately, there is no exact information about who invented this…

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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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TACTICS OF A SINGLE TENNIS GAME
Many well-known tennis players have achieved great success in tennis, mainly due to their strategy, which has been stubbornly improved for many years. They know how to use for their…

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