Here’s your roundup of the five most interesting things I’m enjoying or thinking about this week.
1.) Intro to Ladder Drills for Tennis
Footwork is essential for success on the court, and agility ladders are an excellent tool for helping players improve. This week, I pulled together five of my favorite easy ladder footwork drills for tennis, which is a great starting point if you’ve never used this piece of equipment before.
2.) ATP & WTA Postpone… Further
Together, the ATP & WTA announced extending the suspensions of the tour through July 31, 2020, due to the pandemic. Previously, the date was July 13. Travel restrictions will likely remain a hurdle to restarting, and next month, we expect to hear a decision about the US Open’s fate.
New York politician, Laura Curran, recently gave a COVID-19 briefing and spoke about how to stay safe while playing tennis. It didn’t exactly go to plan but gave the crowd a good laugh. “You can kick their balls, but you can’t touch them.”