How to Build a Tennis Ball Machine

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A tennis ball machine is something that works out 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…


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…


How to Recycle Tennis Balls

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Our time for the annual spring-clean is nigh and as we’re all preparing for the dreaded task of sorting through all the unnecessary stuff we’ve accumulated over the last year, we’re already thinking of ways to recycle some of the things that might find a second purpose in life. It is becoming increasingly obvious that…


How to Clean Tennis Balls

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In professional tennis, perfectly decent tennis balls are produced, used and discarded in large volumes and in no time. To meet the industry standards, balls have to be in mint condition, since the slightest deviation or deformity in its curvature could lead to losing an important set, match, or even a tournament. Tennis balls get…


The Serbia Open: Everything You Need to Know

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The Serbia Open was an ATP World Tour 250 series men’s tennis tournament. Held for the first time in 2009, the event was played on outdoor clay courts in Belgrade, Serbia. In 2009, the event ran from the 4th to the 10th of May. In subsequent years, the tournament has commenced on a similar date.…


Choosing A Tennis Racquet For Your Child

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Tennis is fun and exhilarating pastime that children enjoy.  It is a particularly good sport for children as it simultaneously improves their physical fitness, hand-eye coordination, speed, and strength. Encouraging children to play tennis also helps them make new friends and spend more time outdoors. To help your child make the most of their tennis,…


Good Gifts to Buy for Tennis Players

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If you’re stuck trying to find a gift for your tennis-loving friend, then have no fear, they’re actually pretty easy to buy for. Here are some great places to start. Tennis Gear Why not begin with the basics? Tennis has come a long way since the age when rackets were made from wood. These days,…


Find Out When & Where Tennis Was Invented

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As one of the most popular sports in the world, tennis is loved by people in countries across the globe. International tournaments such as Wimbledon and the Roger’s Cup are watched by millions of fans each year and the sport continues to grow in popularity. Ancient Greece and Egypt Historians maintain that games involving striking…


Tennis Frequently Asked Questions

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Tennis is a fun game, but it does involve quite a few rules.  It’s no wonder that newcomers to the sport are often confused by what is going on when they first watch a tennis match.  This Tennis FAQ will clear up some of the most common questions and talk you through the facts to…


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