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American Culture And Its Effects On Producing World-Class Tennis Players

I’ve played and coached is many countries around the world and I can tell you that the junior tennis culture in US is very different from the rest of them. It seems like technology is taking a firm hold of this upcoming generation and it seems like their attention span is ever decreasing and their respect for the elders and hard work slowly deteriorates. There is a quite widespread “fast-food” and entitlement mindset that I’m noticing around. A lot of kids expect…


Added by Aleksey on November 9, 2017 at 1:00pm — 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

Once in the Lifetime Chance

As you can see I have had tremendous drive to succeed as a player and as a tennis coach as well.I still have otherwise I would not educate myself on daily basis.

During the time period I was with that player under 14 whom I brought from number 10 to number one in less than one year I realized that if I want to bring somebody to professional tennis I have to start to teach him/her from very beginning.Why is that? By coaching that player I saw that is almost impossible or impossible to… Continue

Added by Damir Popadic on October 24, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

Me as a Tennis Player

I come from sport family.Both parents competed in sports (swimming, table tennis).As a young boy, I started to train swimming in a swimming club.One time I did not swim required time, and they let me go.This was the end of my swimming career, and the beginning of my tennis career.I started to play tennis rather late (12 year old).First year I was in the tennis school , but after that I was on my own.At the time, there were not good tennis teachers because tennis knowledge was very limited.Good… Continue

Added by Damir Popadic on October 17, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Rent a Coach/Player hourly !

I'm a professional instructor of this great sport. I have played tennis for almost 6 years and began teaching children in tennis clubs in Brazil. After this, I started to teach adults and elderly. I stopped teaching tennis since I started to travel the world working as a professional model in Asia (China, Philippines, Hong Kong) and Europe (Italy, Milan). I got married 7 months ago with my beautiful and loving wife Janice, who is originally from Hawaii. My wife and I resolved to live in Pearl… Continue

Added by Daniel Rodrigues on August 14, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments



Here is a piece from the first installment - an interesting look at how racquets like the new EXO3 line get developed - from the person who manages performance racquet development at Prince:

Hello… Continue

Added by Prince on January 23, 2009 at 11:35am — No Comments

Player Profile: Meet Ernests Gulbis

Ernests Gulbis (born August 30, 1988) is a tennis player from Latvia. He is currently ranked 80th in the world for singles, and 241st for doubles. Gulbis is coached by Karl Heinz Wetter. He used to be coached by Nikola Pilić, the former Yugoslavian tennis player and Croatian and German Davis Cup captain, and trained at… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Player Profile: Meet Janko Tipsarevic

Janko Tipsarevic (Janko Tipsarević) (Serbian Cyrillic: Јанко Типсаревић, born on June 22, 1984 in Belgrade) is a Serbian tennis player. His career high was #33, achieved on May 12, 2008.

In his career, he has won two Futures and nine tournaments from ATP Challenger Series. Tipsarevic has also won the 2001 Australian Open junior title. He is currently ranked No. 33 player… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 8:46am — No Comments

Player Profile: Alize Cornet

Alize Cornet (Alizé Cornet) (born January 22, 1990 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France) is a female tennis player from France. She has a career-high ranking of #20, achieved on May 19, 2008. Cornet also has an extensive juniors record, winning the 2007 Girl's Singles at Roland Garros.…


Added by Svetlana on May 30, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Player Profile: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova; born July 3, 1991, Samara, Russia), is a professional tennis player from Russia and a multiple junior Grand Slam champion.

Junior career

Pavlyuchenkova first made headlines by winning the 2006 Australian Open junior title, defeating Caroline Wozniacki. She then won the US Open junior… Continue

Added by Svetlana on May 27, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

THE LOW DOWN: A-Rod leans left, steps out of political closet

Sporting political muscle: Though most athletes tend to either shy away from political speak to focus "on their games", some do actually embrace the moment. The most recent example was, of course, the out-spoken… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 5, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Quote of the Day: Jankovic on hygiene

I have been washing my teeth and face with Evian water only. - Jelena Jankovic on her first visit to India for the Bangalore Open
So much for shattering the image of the… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 5, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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