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Tennisopolis TV now live on

Tennisopolis TV has joined forces with new sports channel 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, is launching it's new tennis news blog and featuring Tennisopolis as it's content provider.

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

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…


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

Tennisopolis TV: Rally for the Philippines

Click here to learn more about the relief effort and to donate to the Red Cross.

Added by Mark / The Mayor on December 2, 2013 at 10:09am — 1 Comment

Don't Lose Your Head

The tennis court seems very big to cover. Could that be an illusion? Is that really real, or a matter of viewpoint?

If you are in the…


Added by Oscar Wegner on November 20, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Tennis VIDEO show!

991 views!! please help us break 1000! please watch and share  my tennis video show

Added by phillip k. on November 18, 2013 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Solving the Riddle

I hope you had the chance to watch both the WTA Championships in Istambul two weeks ago and the ATP World Tour Finals in London last week.

Although it looked like a superb mastery of the game, all performances showed brilliance interspersed with unforced errors galore.

Why is it that…


Added by Oscar Wegner on November 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Private Lessons vs Hitting Lessons - 5 Effective Methods of Taking and Utilizing Hitting Lessons

     I remember hitting a lot as a junior. The majority of the time was dedicated to reinforcing things I learnt in lessons during hitting, being inspired by older players in camp and mimicking them. We could not hit enough!

One particular…


Added by TennisWithD on November 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Rafa Serve: An Illustrated Commentary


Rafael Nadal is a fierce competitor. Just before he serves, he often gives his opponent a look reminiscent of a snarl. But contrary to what some of us might be thinking, that doesn’t mean he’s about to try to serve that opponent off the court. More often than not, he’s just looking for an effective…


Added by Steven White on November 8, 2013 at 6:57pm — 1 Comment

Best of the Best

Roger Federer is still full of promise. His recent performances reveal that he is in great shape and playing close with Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal.

All he needs to do is fix a few mishaps on his forehand and regain the confidence in what was at one time the best forehand in…


Added by Oscar Wegner on November 6, 2013 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Success-How Bad Do You Want It? Tennis Inspiration

This video is all about giving yourself inspiration for your tennis.

The video includes training clips from the following players-

  • Rafael Nadal
  • Roger Federer
  • Tommy Haas
  • Gael Monfils
  • Andy Murray


When you want to succeed as badly as you want to breathe-then you will be successful.…


Added by Alvin Gonzalez on October 28, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Le Backhand- One Small Detail Nobody Has Taught You That Will Transform Your One-Handed Backhand

The one-handed backhand even though not as popular and not as widely taught as the two-handed backhand is a shot that when executed well can become a player’s biggest weapon. Now, in a different blog, I will discuss the reasons most tennis coaches choose to teach the two-handed backhand over the one-handed variation, but today I want to reveal to you a…


Added by VasMaz Tennis on October 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Single Hand Backhand.

Has anyone actually noticed...???
All three tournaments won this Sunday, in Stokholm, Vienna, and Moscow, were won by guys playing with a single backhand,
Ha, how about THAT for a "dying" breed?!? :)
Yeaaaaaa Tommy,Yeaa Richard,Yeaaaa Grigor!!!

Added by Tony Nedialkov on October 20, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Efficient Power

It is usually thought that to control the ball you need to slow down your game.

That is, if you lack topspin.

With topspin, you can exert your power without any doubts of your shot landing on the court.

You may hit some balls short, but they are still uncomfortable…


Added by Oscar Wegner on October 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Is Tennis Difficult? The Shocking Truth!

Tennis is easy to learn, to play, to teach and to enjoy.  The shocking truth is that tennis has been made difficult. So ingrained is the false data accepted as truth about a century ago that it has affected, to this day, coaches, commentators, sports writers, even pros.



Added by Oscar Wegner on October 2, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Do You Ever Get Mad When You Play Tennis?

Added by Mark / The Mayor on September 30, 2013 at 8:24pm — 5 Comments

Help fight pancreatic cancer!

I lost a dear friend to pancreatic cancer and now I am on a mission to help fight againt this terrible disease.  Please watch and share this video I created far and wide.  It would really mean a lot and make a difference in so many people's lives!

if you are in the LA area, please come out to our 5K 10K run and walk Sunday Oct 27, 2013  @…


Added by phillip k. on September 26, 2013 at 3:44pm — No Comments

The Frame

In older times the ball was addressed squarely with the strings.

In modern tennis you approach the ball with the racquet’s frame, the upper edge,…


Added by Oscar Wegner on September 25, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

An essay on tennis

Tennis is usually a reflection of the emotional tone level and the technical knowledge or “feel” of the individual.  Learning from the emotional “tone scale” research by L. Ron Hubbard, we can see where the individual places himself to play tennis.  Anger or fear, apathy, interest, enthusiasm, anxiety;…


Added by Oscar Wegner on September 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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