The last two meetings of the two titans, at the Shanghai and the IPTL league, showed Federer's increasing prowess at dominating the forecourt. Certainly, Edberg has not only improved Federer's volleys to such an extent. He has also made Fed cut off the angle from where Djokovic can pass.
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Now, I know this is a very broad subject, considering how many recreational tennis players, teams and leagues there are throughout our country and the world, but this…Continue
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Looking at the current world rankings, Nadal is 12500 pts, Djokovic is at 12330. Then there is a precipitous drop in points, with Wawrinka at 5525, Federer at 4945. Why would there be such a drop? I attribute this to the simple fact the prior two have more topspin and sidespin on their…Continue
United Sports Publications (USP), publisher of New York Tennis Magazine, Long Island Tennis Magazine and various multimedia tennis properties serving the New York metropolitan area, today announced that the Second Annual…Continue
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I just received these amazing exclusive photos of Pancho Gonzales from Wimbledon Champ Rosie Casals. If you don't know who he is, please read this bio written by the great Bud Collins.
Very much his own man, a loner and an acerbic competitor, Richard Alonzo “Pancho” Gonzalez was probably…Continue
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Today, we're exactly 10 years after the first Federer - Nadal game. One of the best rivalry of the history #Legends…Continue
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Bernard Tomic broke a record in his loss he handed over to Jarkko Nieminen (40-FIN), 6-0, 6-1, in less than 29…
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Just received a package of demo tennis balls from X-Ball which is a division of a not for profit employee owned co-operative ‘Pennies for Reading’ in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. X-BALL is working hard with all the other companies within the organization to create jobs and economic growth for the city that according to the last census, is the ‘poorest city’ in the United States.
The vision of producing the best tennis balls in the world, is now bigger as we build the best…Continue
Here are some of the pics I shot from Indianwells 2014 and am sharing many of them on https://twitter.com/TennisopolisTV
Would love to hear your comments and experiences from #bnppo14 below! Do you have pics too? …Continue
We've reached 4000 twitter followers!
A big milestone for @tennisopolis this week as we've been tweeting live from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Follow us for interesting on location, behind the TV screen info from the BNP. Tweet to us @tennisopolis and let us know you're a member. We follow back all Tennisopolis members.
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Seles, born in the former Yugoslavia, is one of several No. 1 players who trained or boarded at the academy, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Maria Sharapova, Marcelo Rios, and Serena and Venus Williams. Sharapova, who owns a house in nearby Longboat Key, still uses the academy as a base. Other active players who have trained there recently…Continue
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I recently teamed up with Kevin Garlington to make a new serving lesson video. Learning how to serve is hard enough, but then implementing the serve into match play is another challenge in itself.
In this brand new video your going to learn little knows serving strategies for righty and lefties that the pros use to win matches and that you can use by the time you finish watching this video.
The reason why serving strategies are so important is because having one, allows you to…Continue
Added by Peter Freeman on February 27, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Peter Freeman on February 18, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Doug Ingbretsen on February 14, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
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.