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
Flexibility is an important quality for a tennis player inextricably linked with speed and agility. Good stretching allows you to perform movements with large amplitude. In the case of insufficient flexibility, stiffness occurs when performing tennis elements and can lead to errors in technology. However, now many coaches forget about it, which ultimately affects the development of a professional athlete.
The latest trends in professional tennis have a tendency towards dynamic stretching. Exercises are Continue reading