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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SHOCK FROM SUMMER AND FEED
In order to learn how to play in the summer, a tennis player must make an effort and be as concentrated as possible, trying to attack sharply and accurately. Tennis…

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Tennis: The Most Important Thing You Need to Know
There are two basic things you need to know about tennis rules. Firstly, it can be played by two opponents or two teams, each of which consists of two people…

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STRETCHING

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

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

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…

Unusual start
The tournament is on the first line in the calendar of famous tennis players and fans. Why only famous? Because the organizers (until 2002 – director Paul McNami, since 2002 – the International Tennis Association, and since 2012 – the Australian Tennis Association) decide for themselves whom to invite to the competition, and there are only 8 vacant places. Continue reading

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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Suzanne Langlen - the pride of France
Susanne Lenglen (05/24/1899 - 07/04/1938) - an outstanding French tennis player, who left a bright mark in the history of sea tennis. She was a two-time Olympic champion in 1920,…

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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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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…

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