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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TENNIS TERMS
Tennis terminology is an integral part of the theoretical training of a tennis player. This article contains the most common terms related to the parameters of rackets, strings, other equipment…

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COVERING FOR TENNIS COURTS
One of the most important factors that have a significant impact on the game of tennis players can be considered the gaming characteristics of the tennis court where the match…

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twisted candle

Jacques Brunion

The fourth of the musketeers, the oldest of them, has always been the main support for his comrades. Modest, restrained, he in a single game could not reveal all that he was capable of. And this is a pity, because his varied and attractive game posed serious problems for an opponent of the highest class. Lacoste, for example, felt very uncomfortable, encountering the always unexpected blows of Bryunion, and Tilden had to give all his best to achieve victory. His hit on the right, very quick and very individual, was carried out by a short backswing, due to which the direction of the ball’s flight was carefully masked. Unexpectedly strong brush gave the ball a rebound effect. In particular, Brunion’s famous twisted candle, Continue reading

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, became the 35 times winner of the Grand Slam tournaments, 12 of them in singles.

The first acquaintance with tennis occurred at 10-year-old Suzanne in Nice, where her family moved to their own villa for the summer. Her father, a wealthy industrialist, being an entrepreneurial man, decided to make a champion of his daughter. Looking ahead, it should be said that he succeeded. He was a good coach, but a year later he gave Suzanne to train at the Nice Lawn Tennis Club in Nice, where he was secretary. He was very demanding of his daughter in everything related to tennis. For ten years, Monsieur Lenglen made her train hard and play for hours against the wall. Of course, many hours of working with the ball to death bothered Suzanne, but if Charles Langlen had not been so adamant, she would never have achieved such stability in the game, such confidence in the execution of shots. Continue reading

CHIEF JUDGE (REFEREE)

The chief referee is jointly responsible for conducting the entire competition as a whole in accordance with the regulatory documents of the competition. The functions of the head judge include:

1.1. Act as the main authorized person for the interpretation and interpretation of the applicable Tennis Rules, Regulations, Tournament Regulations and the “Player Code of Conduct”. To resolve all issues that arise during the tournament, including protests.

1.2. Before the start of the tournament, conducting classes or meetings to familiarize the tournament judges with all regulatory documents, including the “Code of the Tennis Judge”, and distribute their responsibilities. Continue reading

BLOW TO RIGHT IN BIG TENNIS
A very important element common to all professionals is the setting of the hand at the time of the end of the swing. With all the variety of forms and…

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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 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…

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