Places To Donate Old Tennis Racquets

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Keen tennis players usually go through a lot of equipment each year, including multiple pieces of tennis clothing, tennis shoes, tennis racquets, and tennis balls. When it comes to old tennis racquets, most players will simply throw them into their garage, where they collect dust for several years before eventually going in the bin. Well,…


The Color and “Fuzziness” of a Tennis Ball Explained

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There’s nothing like the feeling of hitting a brand new tennis ball with the middle of the racquet to win a shot. It’s one of the reasons why tennis is such an addictive sport! The wonderful pop of the ball as it flies off the racquet feels great. But have you ever paused for a…


Coaching In Tennis: What Is It And Why It Isn’t Allowed

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In the 2018 US Open final, Serena Williams had a well-publicized disagreement with umpire Carlos Ramos. The dispute happened midway through her defeat to Naomi Osaka. During the match, the umpire penalized Williams several times, leading to an argument with the frustrated player. The first of the penalties occurred after Serena’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was…


5 Awesome Tennis Ball Machine Drills

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It’s not always easy to find the right training partner to help you improve your tennis skills. Coordinating schedules can be a cumbersome task, especially if you want to establish a proper training routine. It may also happen that you find yourself with some free time you’d like to use to train your game, only…


Best Tennis Racquet Overgrip

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Does this sound familiar? You’re on court playing your first game of the day and serving beautifully. You’ve won the first couple of games, but now you’ve been playing for a while and you’re all warmed up. Your palms start sweating a little, maybe the racket is a little small in your hand, and the…


How to Build a Tennis Ball Machine

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There’s no denying the best tennis ball machines are quite pricey to buy ready-made. If you’re handy with electronics, you can build your own. In this post, we’ll go through how to do this. Ready to get started? List of Supplies In our example, we used components from MakeBlock. Here’s a list of the supplies…


How Tennis Ball Machines Work

A tennis ball machine might seem simple. After all, all that it does is to lob tennis balls at you. While the principle is simple, the actual mechanics of the machine are a little more involved than that. The machine needs to be perfectly calibrated so that it sends off each shot at the same…


Why Are Tennis Ball Machines So Expensive? Are They Worth It?

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When you want to improve your tennis game, there’s no substitute for practice, but how do you practice without a partner? One option is to whack the ball against a wall. Wall practice helps, but as you advance in skill, you’ll want something a little more challenging. That’s where a tennis ball machine can come…


How To Keep Score In Tennis

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If you are a little confused as to what’s going on in the tennis court and trying to read the scores when you watch it on TV but you want to have a game and need to be able to keep score, then don’t worry. Tennis is not a straightforward sport to understand at first,…


How to Stop Sciatic Nerve Pain with a Tennis Ball

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We are all prone to back pains at some stage in our life and typically, our lifestyle is at fault. Long office hours and physical labour can take a toll on our back over time, as does incorrect posture. However, there are also many people out there who do their best to care for their…