The Tennis Grand Slams Explained

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For professional tennis players, the Grand Slams are the pinnacle of their career. Winning a Grand Slam trophy is what every young tennis players aspires to and dreams of when they start playing. For many players, just appearing on the biggest stage once is a huge achievement but what is it that makes the Grand…


How to Play Tennis for Beginners

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When you’re unsure what you’re doing, tennis can be a tricky sport. However, as soon as you know the basics, it becomes a fast-paced, exciting game that you’ll want to play for hours upon hours. When playing tennis, you’re always improving. Even Andy Murray improves his technique from game to game. To speed up the…


How to Dress for Tennis

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Like most sports, there are specific clothes that are to be worn when playing tennis. For example, American Football is heavily focused on protected the head and shoulders and other sports such as soccer are more likely to have injuries to the lower leg and therefore wear shinpads. The game of tennis is not a…


Fun Games to Play on a Tennis Court

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It sounds kind of obvious what a tennis court should be used for, games of tennis in both the singles and doubles format, right? Well those are the activities that tennis courts are officially designed to be used for, but that doesn’t mean you are restricted to using tennis courts purely for tennis and if…


How Are Tennis Racquets Made?

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Whether you are a tennis player that is interested in how to repair your own racquet or you simply would like to know more about how racquets are made, we have all of the information that you need. The history of tennis racquets Tennis has a long history and racquets have seen a huge evolution…


What Is An Ace in Tennis?

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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, a lot of the tennis jargon might baffle you for a while. Even if you have heard the term ‘ace’ when watching matches on TV…


How to Turn Pro in Tennis

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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 to themselves – I want to be like them. For most, that dream disappears as they get older and realise that they are not going…


The Pros and Cons of Tennis

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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 and surprisingly cerebral; it’s almost as much about understanding your opponent and staying mentally strong as it about physical skill. If dashing about the tennis…


How to Start a Tennis Academy

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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 those fans are could be keen to pick up a racket themselves, but it’s also a game with a steep learning curve. Whilst a child…


How to Build Your Own Tennis Court

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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 just an amateur with the tennis bug, getting in all that court time to hone your serve can be a real challenge. Perhaps there’s a…