Best Tennis Racquets for Beginners – 2018

Choosing your first racquet may not be that easy, specially for total beginners. The information out there is so huge and some recommendations are not helpful at all. I decided to create this article because this is one of the most common questions. So “what really is the best tennis racquet for beginners?”. Literally, every manufacturer out there claims[…]

The Importance of Tennis Serve

I believe the serve is the most important stroke in tennis. Let me correct something I just said…the serve is not a stroke…far more complicated. The serve is almost a separate game/sport all its own. And yet it sets up everything that happens after it is delivered. Some players I know have given up on working on the[…]

Match Play vs Practice – What’s the Real Difference?

Why is it so hard for me to feel and play matches the same way I feel during practice and/or during warm up sessions? Have you ever heard that question? The answer is simple. They are different scenarios. During match play everything will count: Sometimes in your favor, sometimes against you. On the other hand, in practice you[…]

Mental Tennis

80% of a tennis match is intervals between points, games and sets. And what are you doing during this time? (THINKING). For most of you, your brain is responding to your EMOTIONS! ‘How did I miss that shot?” “He was so lucky on that shot” “I’m thirsty” “I can’t believe how bad I am playing” “I have this[…]

How Does Tennis Wrist Injury Develop?

This is typical injury that follows all racquet sports like squash, racquetball or tennis. American tennis player Andy Roddick had to abandon defending his Key Biscayne ATP Masters Series title, in March 2005, because of wrist injury. Overuse injuries of the wrist are tendinitis, nerve conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and, in children, fractures of the growth[…]