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Twitter Roll Call! #autofollowback

Let's make a list of everyone who is on twitter and auto follow all our tennisopolis friends so we can share tennis on twitter too! 

I am @sourcesyndicate and I will auto follow any tennisopolis friend!  let your twitter in the comment section so i can follow you…

Added by phillip k. on September 13, 2013 at 11:02am — 2 Comments

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…

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

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

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.…

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

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

Bogomolov Suddenly Quits Mid-Match!

As he walks off the court and right past the referee, he tells him to "go fu%# yourself."

Added by Mark / The Mayor on July 30, 2013 at 7:59am — 1 Comment

US Open Approved for $500M Expansion

The U.S. Tennis Association bought the support of many outraged park advocates with a $10 million donation to Queens’ flagship park - enough to grease the wheels for a nearly unanimous approval of its expansion plan by the City Council Wednesday.

The 47-1…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on July 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

I hate being sick, so I'll just blog.

Okay, so I've been sick for about a week now. My mom thinks it's bronchitis. So, I haven't been able to really play ): The last time I played was Wednesday, only because I pushed myself to do it since I was having withdrawals. But, obviously, since I wasn't feeling my best, I wasn't doing my best, so it was a waste ):



On the bright side, I got to test out my Prince T22's. And, lemme tell ya, it's like walking on air with those. It felt so different from my other shoes. It was pretty… Continue

Added by Stephanie Buenviaje on July 21, 2013 at 2:51pm — 3 Comments

Sharapova splits with Coach

Maria Sharapova has split with coach Thomas Hogstedt and expects to name a new coach in the coming days: http://t.co/tUfDjo5oCM…

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Added by phillip k. on July 12, 2013 at 9:24am — 8 Comments

Andy Murray: how to gatecrash the golden era

Andy Murray: how to gatecrash the golden era

Editor of new Apple newsstand magazine, SW19 Members Club Magazine, Melina Harris, met Scottish sports journalist, Hugh MacDonald…

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Added by Melina Harris on July 8, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

Looking for someone to play tennis casually a few nights a week.

I live by the zoo in Honolulu, if anyone is looking for a partner or just to play in general I am available after 4 pm on weekdays and most of the day on weekends. you can send me an email @ [edit: please send a PM through a friend request.]

Added by Tanya Marie on June 22, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Ashaway MonoGut ZX Tennis String Review

I am a natural gut player for many reasons.  First I started playing with Gut cuz playing with Polyester gave me tennis elbow.  Sure it was a lot of reasons like bad form, hitting the ball late, muscling the ball etc but I feel pretty sure that the stiffness of my Babloat Pro Drive married with old Polyester strings did my arm in. 

Once Physical therapy was near completion, I started looking at what changes I could…

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Added by phillip k. on June 10, 2013 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Tennis Art -- The Spanish Armada

 

 

Rafa in a piece titled "Bring The Action"

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Added by Steven White on May 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Venus and Roddick Join World TeamTennis Management Group

As the next milestone in its ongoing resurgence, World TeamTennis announced today that tennis champions and global sports icons Venus Williams and Andy Roddick have become part owners of the business and of the professional team tennis league co-founded by Billie Jean King.

Both longtime Mylan WTT players, Williams and Roddick will help lead the organization forward and have an active voice in…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on May 11, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Looking for people to play tennis at UBC

I am an easy-going 3.5 to 4.0 player looking for other players to hit with for some fun and exercise. I live on campus of UBC and prefer to play singles. Currently I have a flexible schedule until mid-June.

Added by Yufeng Li on May 8, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Looking for 3.5/4.0 tennis hitting partner in Cary area

Hi,

I recently moved to Cary and looking for 3.5/4.0 hard hitting partner.

I can play pretty much on all working days after 5:30pm. I would prefer to play at Robert V. Godbold Park on NW Maynard Rd. in Cary but willing to play anywhere within 5-10 miles radius.

-Nagsen

Added by Nagsen Meshram on May 6, 2013 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Rafter Course is OPEN!, $50 Gift Card Bonus

Patrick Rafter's brand new course "Get Your Serve Down Pat" is being released to the public for the very first time.

This is a comprehensive 30 day course that starts by transforming your serve and continues through all facets of your game. This kind of…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on May 2, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2-step Process for Returning Serve Effectively

Your weak return of serve is costing you matches.…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on April 26, 2013 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Pat Rafter Teaches You to Fix Your Toss

Do you struggle with your toss?  If the answer is yes, then you’re not alone.  I'd say roughly 3/4 of Tennisopolis members do.

In Pat Rafter's second free video lesson, he shares a story about his struggle to develop a consistent & reliable toss.  He also tells us how he solved the problem, confused his own dad, and the rest is history - winning the US Open twice.…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on April 24, 2013 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

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