How To Wash Tennis Shoes

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Despite what one may think on the surface, tennis shoes are not only used by athletes and tennis pros; they are used by people with a wide variety of fitness and footwear needs. But just like everything related to footwear, tennis shoes need to be cleaned from time to time as well. Unless otherwise specified,…


How To Measure Tennis Grip

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Are you in the process of buying a new tennis racquet? If so, it’s critical that you buy one that has the correct grip size for your hands. Knowing how to measure a tennis racquet’s grip is one of the most overlooked processes when looking for a new racquet. Getting the grip size wrong can…


How To Treat Tennis Elbow At Home

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It might be called tennis elbow tennis elbow but if it’s not treated it can also affect your hands, wrists, and forearms, both on and off the court. The symptoms and inflammation start gradually and it’s usually best to start any treatment as early as possible before real pain strikes. It is possible, if you know…


How To Get Better At Tennis

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Tennis is a game that takes years of dedicated practice and study for before you can reach mastery. But the good news is that there are some shortcuts that you can take that will cut your learning curve in half. Although these tips are not guaranteed to work for everyone no matter what, you’ll still…


How To Play Doubles Tennis

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Before learning how to play tennis doubles, the rules of the game of tennis should be mastered first. But even once you have the fundamentals down, playing tennis doubles can be challenging and confusing for new and very experienced players alike. As could be reasonably expected, a game of tennis doubles is played between two…


How To Prevent Tennis Elbow

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Tennis elbow can be a particularly nasty condition. The medical term for tennis elbow is known as lateral epicondylitis and is known as an inflammation of the tendon attached to the bone, which can be found on the outside part of the elbow. Tennis elbow can be the result of either inflammation or a torn…


How to Read Tennis Scores

How to read tennis scores

Tennis is a game that has a logical set of rules and guidelines developed to guarantee a winner at the end of a tennis game, set, or match. Unlike some other sports games, a tennis competition can never result in a tie. The game must be played out until one player and the other player…


How To Re-Grip a Tennis Racquet

how to re-grip a tennis racquet

Ask anyone which part of their racquet is the most important and you’ll be told the strings. While it’s not necessarily incorrect there’s another part we consider to be even more important, the grip. Yes, that small little bit at the end of the handle that’s often overlooked and neglected has a huge effect on…


How To Choose a Tennis Racquet

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If you’re like most tennis players, it’s likely that you already have a rough idea of the type of racquet you’re after. You could be looking to upgrade to a more comfortable model, or it’s possible that you’re seeking more powerful shots and serves, or a little bit of both! But what if you don’t…


How To String a Tennis Racquet

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What you need: A stringing machine String Needle-nosed pliers Wire cutter A tennis racquet without strings is like McEnroe without his attitude or Andy Murray without his OBE. It just doesn’t make sense. If you play tennis, recreationally or professionally you’ll know strings can break often, which means regular trips to the shop to have…