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2014 Australian Open Preview and Predictions

The 2014 Australian Open starts tomorrow and I am so excited. Each year I give you a preview of the Australian Open Draw and do my best to give you a predication on who I think will win.

The 2014 Australian Open I believe will be really good. The sad thing though this is probably the first year where I don't believe Roger Federer even has a shot. Now that he is number 6 in the world there is just too much fire power he would have to go through. On his…

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Added by Peter Freeman on January 12, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Federer falters in Brisbane

From the New York Times:

Hewitt, who has had the nickname Rusty for years, looked anything but, playing well in nearly all the aspects of his game. He often returned Federer’s serve with interest, and he used a deep arsenal of shots to finish off points.

Federer, conversely, was often…

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Added by phillip k. on January 7, 2014 at 10:09am — 2 Comments

Can Edberg Help Roger Federer?



There is something interesting going on in men's tennis lately on the ATP Tour. It seems like all the top players are picking up celebrity tennis coaches. First Andy Murray went out and got Ivan Lendl. Then Djokovic goes out and picks up Boris Becker. Now Federer follows suit and picks up Stephan Edberg? 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzdQ1RxEqO8The question I need help with is does this matter?…

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Added by Peter Freeman on January 7, 2014 at 8:41am — 2 Comments

Start Training Today its Never Too Late...DAY 1

 

 

Hi Everyone this is CoachV Over the last 5 years I have gained about 40lbs I went from a 165lbs to 205lbs.  My performance on court wasn't really hampered much outside from an occasional cramping in the legs after a hard…

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Added by CoachV - William Vazquez on January 6, 2014 at 12:30pm — 26 Comments

Tennis Clinics TOMORROW Saturday 1/4! 2pm!

Let's see those New Year's Resolutions be put to the test! Week 4 of our Winter Tennis Program @ La Jolla Tennis Club this Saturday January 4th! High Performance Clinic 2:00-3:30pm and Beginner/Intermediate directly following @ 3:30-5:00pm. $30/person. Contact me to reserve your spot. See ya…
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Added by Dane Thomson on January 3, 2014 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Lleyton "Rusty" Hewitt Uncovered

Lleyton Glynn Hewitt (born 24 February 1981) is an Australian professional tennis player and former World No. 1. Hewitt is the youngest male ever to be ranked number one in the world, at the age of 20. His most notable career achievements include winning the 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon men’s singles…

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Added by Steven White on January 2, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Happy New Year!

Added by phillip k. on December 31, 2013 at 9:57pm — No Comments

How to Buy a Racket in 2014

Many tennis players ask me how do i buy a tennis racket. Buying a tennis racket is a very important decision. The first thing you want to consider is what level tennis player are you? Beginner intermediate or advanced.

The next thing you want to asking when deciding on a tennis racket is...what do you want the racket to do for you? Are you look for more power or control on your shots?



And the final thing to consider is…

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Added by Peter Freeman on December 31, 2013 at 10:47am — No Comments

Learn to string your own rackets-New beginning Racket Stringing Course Starting in January 2014

Is it finally time to learn to string?  Did you know that for under $200 dollars you can actually string your own rackets, with a little know how, a basic drop-weight stringing machine and the racket stringing 101 course that I am offering free through my site.  Go to racketstringingtips.com for more information.

Added by patrick m on December 30, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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anyone can play tomorrow?

Added by alex on December 30, 2013 at 11:59am — 1 Comment

USPTA pictures & Video

here is a new video of some pictures I took at the Riviera Country Club meeting of the USPTA.  You probably recognize some of these guys :)  VIDEO Tennisopolis: So Cal USPTA Roll-Call @Riviera Country Club: http://youtu.be/uiIqOFDkcIw plz watch & share!

Added by phillip k. on December 24, 2013 at 1:59am — No Comments

Backhand Return Exercise

The backhand return can be tricky for lots of tennis players to master. Most people end up hitting off the back leg and the ball pops up. This exercise will help you develop muscle memory that will have you moving forward through the ball. Enjoy.

http://youtubetennislessons.com/join-us-live/

Pete

Added by Peter Freeman on December 14, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments

Getting in touch with my "TennisChat" podcast radio program

Hi all,

I've been in tennis for over 30 years and have played recreationally as well as having been on leagues. I also have been working the US Open Tennis for over 10 years in the transportation department. I've also written tennis articles as a freelancer in local NYC papers years ago. I enjoy tennis, seeing the pros play at tournaments and just watching recreationally. I don't really play anymore because I haven't the time but started a podcast about tennis called "TennisChat". It…

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Added by Gale Moorman on December 12, 2013 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment

Sacrifices are needed to succeed!

OMG I leave it as draft and it posted itself!

Sorry if some…

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Added by gabriela laguna on December 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Ever Wonder How Topspin Works?

Understanding how topspin works will hopefully help you get over your fear of going for your shots, especially when hitting your second serve with a continental grip. Watch this video for further explaination.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xstnvgqt_X0&feature=youtu.be

Added by Peter Freeman on December 10, 2013 at 7:45am — 1 Comment

Tennisopolis TV now live on Sportive23.net

Tennisopolis TV has joined forces with new sports channel sportive23.net which boosts over 20,000 twitter followers and hundreds of page views.  Primarily known as an outlet for Soccer / Football, with an audience in Africa, Sportive23.net is launching it's new tennis news blog and featuring Tennisopolis as it's content provider.

If you would like to have your content included at Sportive23.net in addition to Tennisopolis, please contact us at aces@tennisopolis.com

Added by phillip k. on December 9, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments

What's your passion?

Passion is an intense emotion compelling, enthusiasm, or desire for anything. If you have a passion for tennis, enjoy this video. 

Mikiel Arnold

Top10 Challenge Ladder

www.top10challengeladder.com 

Added by Mikiel Arnold on December 8, 2013 at 12:09pm — 1 Comment

Should I take a risk?

Since I decided that I wanted to play college tennis, I had to deal with lots of stuffs, I knew that this will take a while, it will require of effort, sacrifice, dedication and is because every single thing in life that its worth to fight for, it´ll requiere to do what ever it takes.

I had read a lot of athlete stories and I found something in common and I found that they did a lot of sacrifices, as a tennis player I´ve learn that to be the best you can be you have to change…

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Added by gabriela laguna on December 7, 2013 at 5:50pm — 2 Comments

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