Tennis Language

Tennis Language

Tennis is becoming more and more popular all over the world these days. This is a great thing for the sport as a more global sport means more players enjoying the game, more media coverage and a wider pool of professional players to develop from. However, one of the quirky things about tennis, particularly compared…

Tennis Language

Tennis Language

Understanding the rules of tennis is a key part of improving your game. When you start to play more competitive matches, there are a few different aspects of the game that come into play, more so than in recreational tennis. One of these is the Walkover. Walkovers occur in tournament play and effectively hand the…

How Long do Tennis Matches Last? – Part 2

Factors that influence the length of a tennis match There are a number of factors that influence how long a tennis match will ultimately last. Opponents, court surfaces and weather conditions all play their part and determine whether a match will take 6 hours or under an hour. Opponents Of course, the main factor determining…

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 3

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 3

The article is the third and final part of our ‘Playing Tennis Tournaments Guide’; you can find the first part here and the second part here. Check out Tactics with your Coach Check out with your coach suitable singles and doubles tactics that you can use in playing tennis tournaments. Understanding your strengths is vital,…

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 2.

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 2.

How to Start Playing Tennis Tournaments This article is a continuation of our first article on playing tournaments which you can find here. So, now you understand the importance of playing tennis tournaments and how they can help make you a better tennis player. So, let’s take a closer look at how you can start playing…

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 1

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 1

Are you looking to start competing on the tennis court and take your game to the next level? If you are tired of just playing friendly matches, going down to your local tennis courts to hit, and want to get involved in real competition, you’ve come to the right place. So, let’s take a closer…

Pickleball, Padel and Tennis

Pickleball, Padel and Tennis

The racket sports of pickleball, padel, and tennis each offer their own unique benefits, yet also face competition from one another. Judy Murray, former professional tennis player and mother of tennis star Andy Murray, has firsthand experience with pickleball. She provides perspective on both the opportunities pickleball presents as an accessible entry sport, as well…

Left-Handed VS Right-Handed Tennis Players

Left-Handed VS Right-Handed Tennis Players

Left-handed players possess key advantages when facing right-handed opponents. The lefty spin patterns and serve can frustrate righties who are used to standard patterns of play. Great lefties like Rafael Nadal, John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova demonstrated how to effectively exploit the lefty edge. Specifically, their vicious topspin, additionally their attacking net play, and moreover…