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October 2012 Articles (9)

Invited to Pro-Am, as the Pro

This does not happen for me too much, because I peaked at a 5.0 level during my playing days, but I was invited to play in a Pro-Am as a Pro, presumably with 3.5 players and lower.   Either way, serious training has commenced today!  Got out for some hits with a 3.5 lady I know who is friendly, available and always ready for a hit.  

I told the promoter of the event, that I would be a standby in case he could not find someone else, but I have to get ready just in case.  Tomorrow the…

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Added by Bill Patton on October 29, 2012 at 1:48pm — 2 Comments

Champions Series Tennis Boston

Last Friday I worked as a volunteer driver for the latest Champions Series Tennis event in Boston.   A hectic rental car situation that morning resulted in me having to drive Jim Courier in my Honda Accord… coupe.  With this as my first duty of the day, I was quite nervous about his expectation/reaction to the situation (and also wishing I had vacuumed the interior of my car).  Upon relaying our mode…

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Added by Mike Flynn on October 28, 2012 at 7:44am — 4 Comments

This Week in Tennis October 27, 2012: How Big a Problem are Steroids in Professional Tennis?

On this edition of This Week in Tennis Professional Photographer/Tennis Blogger Craig Doyle joins Phil to attempt to answer the question “How Big A Problem are Steroids in Professional Tennis followed by their preview of Sundays battle between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins.

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on October 28, 2012 at 2:46am — No Comments

Can you actually hit "through the ball" ?

The notion that we should hit “through” the ball has been around for decades, but what does it really mean? Can we really hit through the ball? How long is contact? With lighter racquets and faster racquet head speeds, is this instruction still relevant? If you’re curious to see if this instruction should be sent to your recycle bin, read on.

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Added by Steven White on October 18, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

The Total Serve

In a short while I am going to post two videos.  Radha aged 9, is going to attempt the first serve of her life. As a coach who really values teaching beginners, its great when you can start a kid properly.  When you inherit a player who was not taught well, or simply struggled for whatever reason with the serve, it takes a bit longer for them to learn the ideal pattern.  It's ok, its what we do.  Videos coming soon!

Added by Bill Patton on October 15, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments

This Week in Tennis October 13, 2012: How Prevalent is Recreational Drug Use on the ATP/WTA Tours?

Professional Photographer/Tennis Blogger Craig Doyle joins Phil to discuss recreational drug use on the ATP/WTA Tours, the Shanghai Open and highlight professional tennis players Varvara Lepchenko and Kevin Anderson.

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on October 13, 2012 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

Tennis anyone?

Any tennis players all level want to hit in Norcross, GA please contact me. Play at anytime and day.  Thanks.

Added by Luke Song on October 11, 2012 at 5:38pm — No Comments

This Week in Tennis October 6, 2012: What Happened to Marcos Baghdatis?

On This Week in Tennis Phil is joined by Professional Photographer/Tennis Blogger Craig Doyle. Please listen in as they discuss Marcos Baghdatis, the WTA’s new grunting policy, the China Open, the Rukaten Japen Open Tennis Championships, the Shanghai Masters and the Weekly Joker Report.

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on October 6, 2012 at 8:21pm — No Comments

looking for begginers for fun playing tennis

hi  i'm looking to find  friends who like  playing tennis  any level  it's fine

i live in plano  anywhere plano/richardson, frisco/allen addison.

thanks.

 

 

Elvis

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Added by ELVIS GONZALEZ on October 4, 2012 at 2:12pm — 1 Comment

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