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December 2012 Articles (8)

Playing with arm,wrist or shoulder pain? Play Donnay

NEW YORK, December 21, 2012 — The results of an independently performed Racket Shock & Vibration Study are in and they dramatically show that multi-solid core frames produce less shock and vibration on initial contact and four…

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Added by Steven White on December 22, 2012 at 8:41am — 2 Comments

Trailer for the new tennis comedy, 2nd Serve, starring Josh Hopkins from Cougar Town!

When former tennis pro Owen "Game Set" Match gets  fired from his cushy job instructing the blue bloods at the affluent Fountain  Club, he's forced to take a position at the gritty public courts at the Derby  City Recreation Center. Under the leadership of Sherry, a strong-willed single  mother with a teenage goth son (and secret tennis hopeful) named Jake, Owen  sees a chance to get back his self-respect and the respect of his new  co-workers, a ragtag group of tennis pro misfits. It won't…

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Added by James Markert on December 21, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Tennis mourns the loss of Art “Tappy” Larsen

The tennis world mourns the loss of a great American tennis champion and World War II veteran, Art “Tappy” Larsen. He passed away on December 7 in California, at the age of 87. Larsen was honored in a military burial service at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward, Calif. Despite a late start to his tennis career, due to military service, Larsen achieved the No. 1 ranking in the United States in 1950, and he was ranked in the world top-10 several…

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Added by Steven White on December 19, 2012 at 5:09pm — 3 Comments

NEW “The Best Of Oscar”

I wanted to share with everyone that internationally acclaimed coach and former tour player Oscar Wegner has just released a new 2-hour DVD compilation of his evolutionary video instruction which  changed tennis around the world. The DVD is being offered with free shipping and a free second copy to share with tennis friends and family for the holidays. I am among hundreds of certified coaches worldwide who use this method with…

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Added by Lucile Bosche´ on December 11, 2012 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Federer to play less, but hopes to play in 2016 Olympics

SAO PAULO — Roger Federer says he won’t play as often in the next few years but wants to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The 31-year-old Swiss star intends to be more mindful about the tournaments he plays to make sure he can keep playing at a high level.

“I have to make sure that I take care of my schedule, of my…

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Added by Steven White on December 7, 2012 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Looking for League Players

Hi Everyone,

We are looking for more players for our USTA 4.0 League this winter. Home court will be the Combe Tennis Center at N.U. in Evanston (a very nice facility). Our away matches will rotate around the North and NW suburbs.

We play one match per week and the season goes from Janurary to May 19. The matches will be on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. Cost is $15-17 per match. You must also be a USTA member, and pay a league entry fee. There are no other costs or fees, which…

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Added by Greg S on December 7, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Roger Federer: Second on a list of the world’s most respected people

The Guardian, London

In a study by the US-based Reputation Institute last year, Roger Federer was named second on a list of the world’s most respected people. Behind him was Bill Gates (third), ahead of him only Nelson Mandela. It is fair to say the Swiss tennis star has a reputation to…

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Added by Steven White on December 2, 2012 at 10:40am — 2 Comments

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