Australian Open 2023

Australian Open 2023

The first of the 2023 Grand Slams kicks off down under in Melbourne on Monday 16 January and concludes Sunday 29 January. The main draw of the Australian Open starts at 11.00am local time Melbourne (01.00am Monday CET) and 08.00am Monday Singapore time. Only 24 hours after the release of the new streaming documentary series ”Break…

Why Skipping is so Great for Tennis!

Do you know what Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighters, Bodybuilders, Ballerinas and little kids have in common? They all skip rope! Many sports use rope jumping (skipping) as a warm-up exercise before their main discipline  –  tennis being one example. Boxers take their skipping to a different level  –  they are particularly famous for their…

NCAA Tennis Scholarship for US College

NCAA Tennis Scholarship for US College

A tennis scholarship to a university in America will give you the opportunity to reach your full potential on the court as well as the chance to pursue a university education. Full scholarships cover tuition and fees, room, board and course-related books. Many student-athletes also benefit from academic scholarships, NCAA financial aid programs such as…

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

The term ‘tennis elbow’ is used in a general way to describe most injuries that affect the elbow and cause pain when the elbow joint is moved or rotated. It is clinically known as Lateral Epicondylitis. The area of pain for tennis elbow is usually the outer part of the elbow. The inner part of the elbow,…

The Claycourt Season

The Claycourt Season

There are three distinct claycourt seasons during the tennis year. The South American played in February between the Australian Open and the Indian Wells Masters. The second is the long Spring clay season that starts in the Americas and Morocco before moving to mainland Europe and finishing with the French Open at Roland Garros. This…

Tennis Court Surfaces

Tennis Court Surfaces

The four main types of court are:- The Australian and US open use a hard acrylic surface and the French is played on clay. Wimbledon remains unchanged on grass although the grass type has changed to give a more durable surface. The court surface dictates the style of play that is going to be most…