TennisCompanion Five Point Friday November 29, 2019

November 29, 2019

Five Point Friday

Here’s your roundup of the five most interesting things I’m enjoying or thinking about this week.

1.) Tennis Gift Guides for Holidays

The holiday season has officially arrived, and with today being Black Friday, we’re sharing a few of our most popular guides to help you find the perfect gifts.

2.) Spain’s 6th Davis Cup Victory

Rafael Nadal helped Spain clinch the country’s sixth Davis Cup title with his win over Canadian Denis Shapovalov. Previous wins from Spain have come in ’00, ’04, ’08, ’09, and ’11.

3.) Survey: The Underarm Serve

We were curious how most players in our community felt about the underarm serve, which was used pretty extensively by players like Nick Kyrgios in 2019. Turns out, the vast majority of players hate it.

Survey: The Underarm Serve

4.) World Record Tennis Match

During their exhibition match in Mexico City, Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev broke the world record for attendance at a tennis match with 42,517 fans taking in the action.

The match was held at the Plaza De Toros bullring and eclipsed the prior record of 35,681 that was set during Serena Williams match against Kim Clijsters in Belgium in 2010.

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5.) Murray’s Documentary is Live

A few weeks back, Andy Murray announced a new documentary chronicling his return to tennis after hip surgery. Today, the new film launched on Amazon Prime for tennis fans to enjoy.

If you have a moment, I’d love to hear your feedback. Which topic is your favorite? What would you like to see more or less of each week?

Share your thoughts in the comments below and have a great weekend.

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