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Featured Articles – May 2012 Archive (7)

The Best Tournament In The World (Not A Grand Slam)

Last Tuesday, The NCAA team championship wrapped up with USC winning the men’s title for the 4th straighttime beating Virginia in a match that ended at nearly 1 am. 

The match could have gone either way.  In fact, the clinching match was decided by a…

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Added by Jeff Salzenstein on May 28, 2012 at 9:06am — 2 Comments

How to become a great server

This is a follow up, to my post on how to become a great returner. Most recreational players are enamored with the speed of fast serves. And I'll agree, it's fun to swing away on the first serve. But in terms of importance, it's consistency, placement and then power. Keep it in this order. Because you can't have a good serve without consistency.

I equate consistency with topspin. When you hit with topspin you are adding safety to your shot. With this in mind, it makes sense…

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Added by Alex Daniels on May 13, 2012 at 3:04am — 4 Comments

Coaches, why we lose business: tips, suggestions, criticism, additions, subtractions, and disagreements...

Tennis literally raised me. From fan to competitor, competitor to coach, coach to theorists, theorists to the entrepreneurial side of the…

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Added by TennisWithD on May 10, 2012 at 10:00am — 15 Comments

Top 10 players I'd like to have a match with

It's time for the next installment in my series. For those who don't know. This is where I pick an active player, who's playing style I find interesting and create a dream match scenario. Complete with court surface, strategy, and my reason behind why I'd want to have a match with them.

#9 Nicolas Almagro

Coming in ninth on my list is Nicolas Almagro.…

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Added by Alex Daniels on May 8, 2012 at 2:46am — 5 Comments

Chela’s Top-10 Ways You Know You’re a WTA Tour Player

Seems some tennis players were pretty bored today.

And so the rather clever Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina decided to break up the tedium with a series of Tweets that are sort of his version of a Letterman Top-10 list.

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Added by Steven White on May 6, 2012 at 8:26am — 4 Comments

The Road to College Tennis: Mbonisi Ndimande

It is great to have larger than life idols to inspire you. But at times we overlook legitimate sources of inspiration as it comes from relatable people, our brothers and sisters. It is always motivating to see great results come from a structure and system whose blue print you are a result of as well. Such is the case with this young man. His story sums up the path to college tennis and pro tennis for most tennis players from Zimbabwe and Africa, except in Mbonisi’s case, he did it…

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Added by TennisWithD on May 4, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Congratulations to Tim Prapong for his member performance/header picture!

Everyone give it up for Tim and his featured photo at this months header.....I believe the photo  is of his patent pending "razor slice" backhand....Sharp enough to cut a soda can in half, and STILL slice a tomato RAZOR…

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Added by Michael Tucci on May 4, 2012 at 8:30am — 14 Comments

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