Category Archives: Tennis Articles

The Year Ahead

First Published 1/31/06 What a wonderful tournament the 2006 Australian Open turned out to be!  Roger Federer is on track to equal Pete Sampras’ record 14 Grand Slam titles.  Sampras had also won 7 Grand Slam titles at the same … Continue reading

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What Are Your Stat’s

First published 9/27/05 Every sport makes use of statistics in order to analyze the result of a match or game.  In baseball we have ERA’s (Earned Run Averages), RBI’s (Runs Batted In), No Hitter’s (zero runs batted off the pitchers … Continue reading

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Focus on What’s Important

It’s a common scenario. You are playing a player who, before you step on the court, you think you have a good chance of beating – but you aren’t making a dent, let alone racking up games. In fact you … Continue reading

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Good Footwork Creates Accuracy

There has rarely been a successful tennis player who doesn’t have good footwork. Good footwork will help you cover more court, more effectively, recover well after shots and of paramount importance, it will enable you to be perfectly set up … Continue reading

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Playing Tempo Tempers The Match

Lisa Raymond – previously Number 1 ranked women’s doubles player, holder of 4 singles and an amazing 60 doubles titles, recently spoke about how the tempo of the match can affect the outcome. How often have we heard a commentator … Continue reading

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Closing

When two players engage on a tennis court there are so many possibilities as to the outcome. A major factor determining outcome is the mental state of the players. When a player is lacking confidence it is obvious in his … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Win?

You play tennis. Maybe you take some lessons, hit a couple of times a week and play the odd tournament, or perhaps many tournaments. Are you satisfied with your progress? As with any undertaking, preparation and purpose influence results. Natural … Continue reading

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