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A Simple Path To The Modern Forehand

Have you ever used a sponge ball (those oversized orange/yellow now sold for kids) and played it back and forth over the net with your hand?

This is perhaps the most basic and most helpful drill of all.

If you don't have a partner, you can do this drill against a wall or your garage door. Once…


Added by Oscar Wegner on September 3, 2013 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

The Story of the Big Fish in the Little Pond

” If one really wishes to be master of an art or sport, technical knowledge of it is not enough”, from Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel

The story of the big fish in the little pond is an all too common one, and more often than not has a negative impact on many players; especially for those juniors who experience a degree of national or international success and recognition during their early developmental years.  During my career I have worked…


Added by Randall Scott on August 31, 2013 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Video Andy Roddick Birthday from Fans!

VIDEO Happy Birthday Andy Roddick Fan Video! : Here it is!! We love you Andy! Happy 31st Birthday! ...

Posted on the new Tennisopolis youtube channel!  please subscribe!

Added by phillip k. on August 30, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

First Reaction

Many players react by separating the hands and moving the racquet first, losing valuable time to reach a distant ball.

It is best to keep the…


Added by Oscar Wegner on August 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Riviera Tennis Club Charity in Action

here is the post i listed on my blog #tennis for the Riviera Tennis Fun Day!  It's an awesome day that helps disadvantaged kids in Tennis with some of the best coaches in LA.…


Added by phillip k. on August 26, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

The Secret of Off-Center Hits

Most players have the goal of hitting the ball on the center of the racquet.

They succeed unless there is a difficult situation.…


Added by Oscar Wegner on August 20, 2013 at 7:30pm — 12 Comments


Join Annie Rockwell, Nevada Tennis Hall of Famer, @Bally's Hotel in Vegas.

Ladies Singles Round Robin & Special Clinic for Men & Women 3.5-4.5 ...8am  Sept. 1, Sunday

Annual Labor Day Round Robin for Men & Women 3.5-4.5..Prizes by Babolat, Pizza catered by Cici's

GOOD TENNIS, GOOD TIMES, GOOD PRIZES, GOOD PIZZA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Added by ann rockwell on August 20, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Montauk NY 8-26 to 8-31

Looking for a hitting partner August 26-31 mornings.  I have a court or will travel to you

Added by Ron on August 19, 2013 at 12:14pm — No Comments

This Week in Tennis 8-16-2013 Sloane Stephens Disses Her Fans

Sloane Stephens disses her fans and 2013 Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli retires plus retractable roofs and much more.You don’t want to miss this weeks show. Host Phil Naessens is joined by Craig Doyle…


Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on August 16, 2013 at 2:21am — No Comments

Be a part of the Andy Roddick Birthday Video!

Let's Make an Andy Roddick Birthday Video!: Andy Roddick is turning 31 years old! wanna do it ??

please read this post for all the details! would love your help in sharing the link too!

look forward to receiving your…


Added by phillip k. on August 14, 2013 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

Tennis Tip from Oscar Wegner: Transference

I have tested, for decades, an interesting experiment that has proven helpful to a lot of players, from amateurs to pros.  Rather than trying to position your body at a certain distance from the ball, track the ball…


Added by Oscar Wegner on August 14, 2013 at 1:00am — 12 Comments


Special events coming up labor day weekend.  Sunday, Sept 1, 8am...Special clinic & singles round robin


Added by ann rockwell on August 12, 2013 at 4:23pm — 2 Comments

This Week in Tennis 8-9-2013 The Return of Martina Hingis

Viktor Troiki gets suspended for 18 months, Martina Hingis returns to the WTA Doubles Tour, the men are in Montreal and the women are in Toronto for the Rogers Cup. These are just some of the stories host Phil Naessens and special guest co-host Craig Doyle on this edition of This Week in Tennis…


Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on August 9, 2013 at 2:36am — 2 Comments

VIDEO Happy Birthday Message for Roger Federer!!!

here is a touching and inspiring video I was able to be a part of from fans all over the whole who wish the Maestro a blessed 32nd Birthday!

(i am at 2:26!!)

August 8, 2013 Roger is 32 years old! 

Added by phillip k. on August 7, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments

I'm Going to the Winston Salem Open!

Looking forward to attending my first tournament in a long time! I think the last tournament I watched was a satellite tournament when I was a junior. The winner (David Wheaton) got to play against Agassi; man that was a long time ago, like 1990?! If you're in NC or coming to watch, come say HI, as I will be…


Added by Pop Arounleut on August 6, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment


Dolgopolov and Monfils show off their rapping skills

warning!  offensive language in the video!

Added by phillip k. on July 31, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Curse of the Tennis Player

Found this on my feed and I feel this guy's pain. My tennis tan ain't quite this bad!
Anyone else got the curse?

Added by Mark / The Mayor on July 31, 2013 at 11:28am — 4 Comments

Connor Stroud Tennis Boy Wonder!

Video #Tennis boy wonder @Conner_Stroud plays with passion and heart

Added by phillip k. on July 31, 2013 at 9:50am — 2 Comments

Hola amigos

Aprendiendo a jugar tenis, dónde están los jugadores de Oklahoma city? 

Added by Nancy on July 30, 2013 at 8:16pm — No Comments

I am looking for tennis partner

Somebody interested in play some matches or just practice or rally?

Added by dennis on July 30, 2013 at 9:42am — 1 Comment

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