If you’re about to choose a new tennis racquet or you’re considering changing racquets, it’s important to make sure that you carefully select the appropriate grip size. It’s one of the most frequently overlooked elements of a tennis racquet, but selecting the wrong grip size can have painful repercussions that can be easily avoided through a little due diligence.
If you’re just getting started with tennis, then it can be extremely helpful to have a thorough understanding of the different parts of a tennis racquet. This way, when friends, coaches or teammates reference a specific part of the racquet, you’ll have a clear understanding and can speak knowledgeably about the each part yourself.
If you’re in the process of purchasing your first racquet or finding a new racquet, then it can also be tremendously helpful to understand each part and how it impacts performance of your racquet, so that you can better evaluate and select a racquet. Once you’ve had a chance to learn more about the parts of a tennis racquet be sure to check out our detailed guide to best tennis racquets for 2020.
If you’re new to tennis then learning how to run the lines is a fantastic way to start using the tennis court to either warm-up your body before practice or dial in your footwork skills.
Let’s start by taking a look at the individual steps involved in running the lines of a tennis court.
With Serena Williams wrapping up the Grand Slam season as champion of the US Open and only two months of regular season play anticipation for the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships is beginning to mount.
This year the WTA Championships will be held from October 22nd – 27th and wrap up it’s 3rd and final year at the Sinan Erdem Dome in the fifth largest city in the world, Istanbul, Turkey.
It’s that time of year again. With the Grand Slam season having come to a close and today marking the first day of fall, we’re well on our way to wrapping up the 2013 tennis season.
However, no season would be complete without the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, which this year will be held from November 4th-11th at the 02 Arena located in London, England.
This years Wimbledon champ, 26 year old Andy Murray, is set to undergo back surgery on Monday, September 23, 2013.
For the past few years Murray has been battling what appears to have been varying degrees of back pain. Earlier this year in May, his challenges with back pain forced him to pull out of the French Open, however this ultimately allowed him to rest and prep for Wimbledon where he’d go on to defeat Novak Djokovic for his second Grand Slam title.
In tennis, proper nutrition and eating right is crucial to performing at a high level. One of the questions often asked by beginner and experienced tennis players is “What should I eat before a tennis match?” It’s a great question and one that most players struggle with.
When it comes to tennis, being a ball boy (or girl) can be tough work, not to mention treacherous. You spend countless hours chasing down tennis balls, routinely get tossed ultra sweaty towels between points and on some very unlucky occasions you may get hit by a ball, racquet or player… all in a days work.
Here are 12 videos that should help convince anyone that being a ball boy or girl is one of the most underrated jobs in tennis.
If you’ve ever purchased a single set of tennis string then you’ve likely see how manufactures often depict the construction on the package. In particular Gamma seems to place quite a big of emphasis on the construction in their marketing as you can see in the package below from Tennis Warehouse.