Learn About Tennis: The Real "Beautiful Game"

TR Central is a place where you can learn about the wonderful game of tennis including tips and advice on playing the game, practice, training, diet, fitness and general information that can help you become a better player. Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned pro we should have something for you.

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    What Is An Ace in Tennis?

    For people who have played tennis for a long time, they will be very aware of what an ace is but if you are just starting out in the game,…

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    How to Turn Pro in Tennis

    For a lot of people growing up, their ultimate dream is to become a professional sportsperson. They see their favourite sports stars performing at the biggest stage and they say…

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    The Pros and Cons of Tennis

    If you’re trying to decide whether or not to take up tennis, the most important question should always be whether or not you enjoy the game. Tennis is fast-paced, exciting…

  • People learning tennis at an academy
    How to Start a Tennis Academy

    Tennis is a great game, and recent estimates put the number of people in the world who watch or play tennis in excess of a billion. An awful lot of…

  • The word "Lob" spelt in tennis balls on a court
    How to Do a Lob Shot in Tennis

    The lob in tennis is one of the hardest shots to master and is usually one that only the more experienced tennis players will achieve when playing someone of good…

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    How to Hit a Tennis Ball Harder

    There are so many different areas of the game in tennis that make a big difference to your performance and results. Footwork and racquet handling are both very important, as…

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    How to Build Your Own Tennis Court

    They say that 10,000 hours of practice is all it takes to master any skill. Maybe that’s okay for the pros like Andy Murray and Roger Federer, but if you’re…

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    The Dimensions of Tennis Courts Explained

    If you’ve ever looked at a tennis court, it’s easy to be bemused by all the different lines that mark out the playing area. Then you watch an actual game…

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    Tennis Training Drills for One Person

    When you do not have a training partner but still need to put in the work to keep in shape or develop your tennis skills, you have to get a…

  • A man carrying a tennis bag
    How to Carry a Tennis Bag Properly

    It may seem like a strange question to some people but a lot of new tennis players need to ask how to carry a tennis bag properly. Aside from looking…

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    Creating A Tennis Diet Plan for Kids

    A key element of sports performance is the athlete’s diet, for professionals and amateurs alike. For children playing sports like tennis, having a good diet plan from an early age…

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    How to Get Better at Tennis Without a Court

    Unless you are fortunate enough to have your very own tennis court then there will no doubt be times when you can’t practice or train with the use of a…