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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Björn Borg
Björn Borg was a real star on the court with his incredible game, attractive appearance and icy calm. For this he was nicknamed "Ice man." With 11 Grand Slam titles,…

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TENNIS COUPLING TACTICS
Pair game is significantly different from single player. Tennis players have to apply a lot of tactics and make complex movements around the court. Many fans believe that the main…

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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 for this reason, did not begin to send him to school, he taught at home. In addition to tennis, Bill (a diminutive of William) from childhood was fond of poetry, theater and music and later spent most of his income on these hobbies.

Tilden first picked up a tennis racket in 1899, when at the age of six he was relaxing with his parents in a mountain resort in Catskill (New York, USA). Returning to Philadelphia, he signed up for the Cricket Germantown club, of which his 8-year-old brother Herbert was a member (approx. Author – Herbert Marmaduk Tilden in 1907, 1910, 1911 became the finalist of the US National mixed doubles championship). Continue reading

TENNIS GAME TACTICS: HOW TO UNDERSTAND?

What is needed in order to achieve success in the match? Of course, accuracy, speed, a large number of lengthy workouts and a clear plan! There are a great many tactics in tennis: choose those that you like best and which bring the best result in your performance. If someone says that there is no effective tactic, do not believe him. Thousands of athletes who won the competition, live confirmation.

Winning Tennis Tactics Starts with a Serve
Only a few people can master the art of victory, so it’s unlikely that without frequent tennis and tedious Continue reading

TENNIS COUPLING TACTICS

Pair game is significantly different from single player. Tennis players have to apply a lot of tactics and make complex movements around the court. Many fans believe that the main task is to cover their half of the court. However, the secret of the game in pairs is that both players must defend their side together and competently work in a team. In addition, the choice of a suitable partner is crucial. When choosing a partner, one should take into account whether he will be able to carry out important blows during the match, and how much the game of both will complement each other. Serving in a doubles game will complement each other. Continue reading

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Some recommendations for novice judges
Appointment of a umpire referee (inspector umpire) for each particular match. There are several circumstances to consider: 1. Qualification of a judge. With the same qualifications, the judge is selected…

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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…

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Some recommendations for novice judges
Appointment of a umpire referee (inspector umpire) for each particular match. There are several circumstances to consider: 1. Qualification of a judge. With the same qualifications, the judge is selected…

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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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