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Link to this interactive To achieve a great serve, the first step is to get the ball above your head in the prime position for hitting it. Perfect your ball toss first and you will find the full serve much easier. Place the ball in your non-racket ha
Like @jamauss said, if you see the ball change direction after it bounces, that is a result of a slice shot, when a player follows through under the ball to create backspin, and occasionally (especially on drop shots - slices intended to land close t
Yes, prolong the time on the contact point during the follow-through. Follow-through is a repeating thing in ball games. Keeping your eyes on the contact point in the follow-through helps to keep you focused and determined during the shot, avoiding m
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Petros "Pete" Sampras[2] (born August 12, 1971) is a retired American tennis player and former world No. 1 regarded as one of the greatest players in tennis history. [3][4] He debuted on the professional tour in 1988 and finished his career at the 20
Unless you want to start spending a lot of money on strings - don't start using natural gut and fall in love with it. It's by far the most expensive string out there - it runs $50 USD (or more) a set. If you're looking for more comfortable strings, l
Choosing the right tennis strings can be confusing. There are hundreds of different kinds of strings on the market. In this article I want to simplify things and help you find the right string for your game! So let’s have a look at the different type
Most sources, including the history presented on the website of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), agree that the game was developed in the 1880's as a variant to the already-popular lawn tennis, which in turn derives from so-called "r
I haven't heard much of anything about the balls being faster - but there are definitely other factors that have contributed to serve and volley (S&V) becoming a much less common playing style in tennis these days. The balls used across ATP tourn
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely considered the most prestigious. [2][3][4][5][6] It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London since 1877. W