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    Why do the two high amplitude forehands (Nadal and Djokovic) dominate the ATP tour?

    Posted by Tim Prapong on June 16, 2014 at 11:30pm 6 Comments

    Looking at the current world rankings, Nadal is 12500 pts, Djokovic is at 12330. Then there is a precipitous drop in points, with Wawrinka at 5525, Federer at 4945. Why would there be such a drop? I attribute this to the simple fact the prior two have more topspin and sidespin on their forehands.

    Let's be honest here. The serve is no longer the determinant of success on tour. If it were, Raonic and Isner would be in the top five. And the other matter is that more U.S. men are neglecting what should be obvious. To win consistently above the rest of the field, one needs a versatile topspin forehand.

    The men's tour used to be mesmerized by Federer and his high RPM forehand. But then Nadal came along with the capability to nearly double the RPMs at 5200. Here is…

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    Second Annual New York Tennis Expo Returns June 1 to Home of U.S. Open

    Posted by Mark / The Mayor on May 19, 2014 at 10:58am 0 Comments

    Free, Family-friendly Event Offers Something for Everyone

    United Sports Publications (USP), publisher of New York Tennis Magazine, Long Island Tennis Magazine and various multimedia tennis properties serving the New York metropolitan area, today announced that the Second Annual New York Tennis Expo will return Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

    The New York Tennis Expo was created by USP as both a symbolic annual gathering and opportunity to bring together tennis enthusiasts with those who support the growth of the sport throughout the New York Metropolitan area. This full-day event returns following the inaugural New York Tennis Expo in 2013, an event that drew in excess of…

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