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The Hardest Win of my Life

Jason DeCosta’s Hardest Win of His Life

By: Jason DeCosta 02/20/2013

I can count on one hand the number of men I have met that I would consider majestic. I added one to that


Smash to a Better Net Game

Smash to a Better Net Game: Drop Back Like a Quarterback for a Better Overhead

By: Chris Cozzillio 02/20/2013

A common question asked by students working on their net game is, “What if I get lobbed?” The best response—acquire a successful overhead. The following segments will give you the steps to help you hit your overhead like the best players in the world.


Zoe’s Hope

By: Mara Tamir Spiegel 01/01/2013

Today is September 20, 2012. It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years – a whole four years since my then 4½-year-old daughter, Zoe, met Richard Spurling, founder of ACEing Autism, a nonprofit program that provides recreational tennis for autistic children


Learn to Compete Tennis Game

Learn to Compete

By: Adam Naylor 12/31/2012

Your volleys are crisp on the lesson court but are limp come match time. You manage to learn how to come over your one-handed backhand and really crack it except when the club championship rolls around.


Melbourne - Secrets from a local

Melbourne // Secrets from a local

By: Kait O'Callahan 10/17/2012

Melbourne is well known for its animals, sports, dining, shopping, wine and culture. However, Melbournians like to keep their local haunts a bit private, which is why visitors won’t read about many of them in any old tourist guide. The following is a selection of the very best things to experience in Melbourne, tourist-trap free.


Murray’s Protein Power

Murray’s Protein Power

By: Staff 10/09/2012

Professional tennis players expend tons of energy during match play, especially if you’re Andy Murray, who competes long and hard and generally advances deep into tournaments.


Tennis at Night Under Lights

Tennis at Night Under Lights

By: Staff 10/09/2012

If you have an aversion to playing tennis at night under lights, you’re not alone. Many players prefer hitting during natural daylight because they see the ball better. Darkness can complicate the game, but understanding its elements may help you see the game more clearly.


 Idolizing Your Opponent can Hurt Your Game

AMAZED AND DAZED // Idolizing Your Opponent can Hurt Your Game

By: Kait O'Callahan 10/09/2012

JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO was overwhelmed when he faced Roger Federer for the first time at the Grand Slam level at the 2009 Australian Open. Coming up against a player he openly admired, del Potro was unable to play at his normal level.


Discover one of the Alexandr Dolgopolov’s deceptive weapons, his serve.

The Quirky Ukrainian

By: Scott Mitchell 09/29/2012

Discover one of the Alexandr Dolgopolov’s deceptive weapons, his serve.


A Heavy Issue - Will a few extra pounds impact your tennis game?

A Heavy Issue - Will a few extra pounds impact your game?

By: Staff 09/29/2012

Over two years ago, Mardy Fish appeared maxed out. At 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, he suffered from chronic knee problems, joint pain and a stalled ranking. Was there a correlation between his weight, health problems and mediocre performances?


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