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You Are Probably Sandbagging

 

If you are eating chicken wings with your non-racket hand during league match play and beating your opponent, you are probably a sandbagger.…

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Added by Doug Ingbretsen on February 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

The Rafa Swinging Forehand

Do you ever wonder what to do with those high floaters in the middle of the court? I mean should you volley it in to be safe or whale away? Today I am going to show you what Rafa Nadal would do and how you can use this shot in your game.

So choice A is to volley it with a punch. Do you think Rafa would choose choice A? Maybe sometimes but most of the time he would…

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Added by Peter Freeman on February 18, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Other Calf - Another Muscle Which Needs Attention

Actually, the topic here is not about another calf muscle, although the debate is ongoing about whether or not this muscle, the Soleus, may take claim to its own separate existence or is it part of what we most often think of as our calf muscles, the …

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Added by Doug Ingbretsen on February 17, 2014 at 8:06am — No Comments

Hey Rafa, How About Another Drink? - Pre-Hydrate, Hydrate and then Rehydrate

Recently, Rafael Nadal has been catching some heat from Federer for his lengthy breaks and according to a survey, about three-quarters of us fans are unhappy with his many mini-vacations during matches as well, although officials…

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Added by Doug Ingbretsen on February 14, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Pat Cash -- A Glance Back

Turning back the clock with Aussie tennis player Pat Cash -- Cash established a reputation on the tour as a hard-fighting serve-and-volleyer and for wearing his trademark black-and-white checked headband and his cross earring. The crowning moment of Cash's career came at Wimbledon in 1987. Having…
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Added by Steven White on February 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Sweet Spotter from FifthSet International

Great news!  Just got confirmation from Yann at FifthSet tennis that he is sending out a demo of his new Sweet Spotter.  What do you think of it? I will have a full review in weeks to come.

Added by phillip k. on February 12, 2014 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Informative, funny tennis podcast shows

After being in tennis for over 30 years have many antidotes, opinions, informative situations to share from my weekly podcast radio show - "TennisChat". Episodes on sale - very reasonable. If you need a few specific topics or shows from the first & up to date is up to you. Weekly or monthly subscriptions will be put on your e mail. Contact me here at my inbox. Thanks.

Added by Gale Moorman on February 12, 2014 at 10:21am — 5 Comments

Nike Tennis Camps Welcome Babolat Rackets

Nike Tennis Camps teams with Babolat as the official racket for the 2014 summer tennis camps.

San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

Founded in Lyon, France 1875, Babolat invented racket strings and is the oldest company specializing in racket sports. The Babolat "Double line" logo…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on February 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

TENNIS IN LAS VEGAS!!!!! THE #1 MORNING CLINIC ON THE LAS VEGAS STRIP!

8AM-10AM DAILY @BALLY'S HOTEL WITH ANNIE ROCKWELL.  3.5-4.5 MEN & WOMEN. ROCKWELLTENNIS@COX.NET, ROCKWELLTENNISLV.COM

Added by ann rockwell on February 5, 2014 at 6:24pm — 1 Comment

The WTA, SAP, HANA and HAL

Let's call this an opinion piece, a personal opinion, which I imagine most of my ramblings on about basically are.

The WTA has already partnered SAP to provide analytical point-by-point match data that can be used by coaches and players for their own post-match analysis and other purposes, but the technology, based upon or run on the SAP HANA…

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Added by Doug Ingbretsen on February 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Another Wozniacki Coach Goes on Permanent Holiday

According to the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet, Caroline Wozniacki has fired yet another tennis coach, this time for wanting to go on holiday rather than join her for some training in Dubai.

Something is rotten in Denmark and perhaps with northern Europe. If you have looked at the …

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Added by Doug Ingbretsen on February 4, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Have you read the Inner Game of Tennis?

just ordered it from Ebay for $4.39 and can't wait to see what all the talk is about.  Has it helped you?

Added by phillip k. on February 3, 2014 at 5:58pm — 14 Comments

Adidas Trying the Scarcity Trick with Stan Smith Shoes

For the last few years, classic sneakers have had a bit of a renaissance in the marketplace.  Leading the way has been the early Nike, Vans, and of course the iconic white and green accented Stan Smiths.  In 2012, Adidas stopped production and distribution of the Smiths, and shoe connoseurs took notice: New Stan Smiths were hard to come by.

The idea is to build up demand through scarcity and…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

BNP Paribas Open Creates Quiz Contest About New Amenities

BNP Paribas Open, held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Southern California, has announced a 15-day giveaway for a 2014 Grand Prize including a two-night tennis package to the world-famous tennis event including luxury accommodations, dining and spa certificates, and more tournament prizes.

(PRWEB) January 24, 2014…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 28, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Babolat Play, First Bluetooth Racquet Launch

Miami, FL (PRWEB)   -  Babolat Play is the first Bluetooth or USB connectable, app-ready racquet to ever hit the market. On December 3rd, shoppers can get their hands on the new tennis racquet online and in-store at Biscayne Tennis. For the first time, everyday players get access to professional swing analysis without paying for a coach or attending expensive clinics. Players will even be able to compare their game and progress with world famous tennis players like…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 28, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Klara Zakopalova, Ladies and Gentlemen

Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 25, 2014 at 10:22am — No Comments

USPTA California Convention this weekend

Here is a schedule of the USPTA convention this weekened at the Riviera Country Club. …

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Added by phillip k. on January 23, 2014 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Upset Ferrer Takes It Out on Linesman

Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 21, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Unreal Defense by Fognini!

Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 17, 2014 at 9:25am — 2 Comments

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