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Tennis Rules & Regulations

Tennis Rules & Regulations 39 Comments

This guide explains tennis basics and teaches everything you need to know about the game's rules.
Proper Tennis Etiquette

Proper Tennis Etiquette 20 Comments

You shouldn’t walk onto a tennis court without knowing the dos and don'ts of the sport. This guide lays out all of the game’s unwritten rules and explains basic etiquette
Why Tennis Players Grunt

Why Tennis Players Grunt 10 Comments

Grunting is one of tennis’ signature characteristics. This guide explains why players make so much noise, and explores the reasons why grunting might help your game.
How to Make a High School Tennis Team

How to Make a High School Tennis Team 5 Comments

Competing for a state championship is an exhilarating experience, but one thing stands in your way: Tryouts. This tennis guide explains how to make your varsity team.
Common Tennis Superstitions

Common Tennis Superstitions 5 Comments

From match preparation to serving style, some tennis players uphold strange superstitions. This guide explains some of the more common rituals.
How to Take Notes in Tennis

How to Take Notes in Tennis 4 Comments

Want to find the unknown weaknesses or strengths in your game? This tennis guide explores the advantages of taking notes during a match and the best ways to do so.
Perfecting the Tennis Ball Toss

Perfecting the Tennis Ball Toss 4 Comments

The ball toss in tennis is one of the most important, yet disregarded, aspects of serving. This guide explains how to master your toss and serve with confidence.
How to Play Doubles Tennis

How to Play Doubles Tennis 4 Comments

Doubles is extremely popular, but the game can seem confusing if you’ve only watched from the sidelines. This tennis guide explains basic rules and strategies.
How to Practice Tennis off the Court

How to Practice Tennis off the Court 3 Comments

Storm rolling in? No problem. Working late? That’s fine. This tennis guide explains how to practice tennis off the court.
How to Overcome Anger in Tennis

How to Overcome Anger in Tennis 3 Comments

There’s nothing more frustrating than committing error after error in a tennis match. This guide explains how to control your anger on the court and play with poise.
How to Prepare for a Tennis Tournament

How to Prepare for a Tennis Tournament 2 Comments

Tennis tournaments can unnerve any player, but you should feel more confident than ever with the right preparation routine. Read on, and learn how to plan for a tourney.
How to Improve Your Tennis Footwork

How to Improve Your Tennis Footwork 2 Comments

This tennis guide breaks down several footwork exercises and drills that will transform your game and turn you into a dedicated and tireless player.
History of Tennis

History of Tennis 2 Comments

Tennis has a rich history, and this guide dives into the game's creation, evolution, and development into the Open Era.
How to Limit Unforced Errors in Tennis

How to Limit Unforced Errors in Tennis 2 Comments

This tennis guide outlines five “dos and donts” that will reduce the amount of errors you commit in a match. Read on to become a smarter and more dominant competitor.
How to Beat a Pusher in Singles Tennis

How to Beat a Pusher in Singles Tennis 2 Comments

Most tennis players share their resentment for pushers. This guide breaks down the pushers’ style of play, and explains the best line of attack against junk ballers.
The Three Most Important Tennis Shots

The Three Most Important Tennis Shots 2 Comments

While you need to be able to hit a variety of different shots, three tennis strokes stand out from the rest. This guide investigates the most essential shots in the game.
How to Grip a Tennis Racquet

How to Grip a Tennis Racquet 2 Comments

Need help learning how different grip styles will help you win? This tennis guide explores forehand and backhand grips, and explains how to include them into you game.
Ten Drills for Intermediate Tennis Players

Ten Drills for Intermediate Tennis Players 2 Comments

If you're the average tennis player needing to step your game up, this guide is for you. Here you can find 10 drills to help you take your play to the next level.
How to Pick a Tennis Instructor

How to Pick a Tennis Instructor 2 Comments

Finding the right instructor is critical to your development as a tennis player. This guide will aid you in your search, explaining costs, coaching styles, and much more.
How to Choose a Tennis Racquet

How to Choose a Tennis Racquet 2 Comments

There are a few things you should know before buying a tennis racquet. This guide explains what to look for in terms of weight and balance, length, stiffness, and more.
Rotator Cuff Strengthening for Tennis

Rotator Cuff Strengthening for Tennis 2 Comments

Injuries are unfortunate, but they can be averted with preventative measures. This tennis guide explains how to strengthen a vital group of muscles: The rotator cuff.
Mastering Your Second Serve in Tennis

Mastering Your Second Serve in Tennis 1 Comment

Nobody wants to double fault and give their opponent a point. Read this tennis guide and you'll hit your second serve with more confidence and control than ever before.
How to Warm Up for a Tennis Match

How to Warm Up for a Tennis Match 1 Comment

This tennis guide details a versatile pre-match routine that will improve your game, keep you healthy, and make you feel more confident heading into your match.
How to Improve Your Tennis Game

How to Improve Your Tennis Game 1 Comment

In order to reach a new level of play in tennis, you must stop to analyze your game. This survey-like guide helps you take a closer look at your strengths and weaknesses.
About Tennis Strings

About Tennis Strings 1 Comment

Tennis strings come from a variety of different materials and have a huge impact on your game. This guide explores the world’s most popular strings.
A Guide to the Tennis Majors

A Guide to the Tennis Majors 1 Comment

Whether you're new to tennis or you simply want to know more about the history of each Grand Slam tournament, this guide examines the game's most notable events.
Five Tennis Strategies You Need to Know

Five Tennis Strategies You Need to Know 1 Comment

Tennis is a demanding sport, but staying mentally focused is a crucial aspect of the game. This guide highlights essential strategies that will help you consistently win.
How to Become Captain of a Tennis Team

How to Become Captain of a Tennis Team 1 Comment

Few athletic titles are more prestigious than being named the team captain. This guide explains how to become the captain of your tennis team.
How to Line Up for a Tennis Serve

How to Line Up for a Tennis Serve 1 Comment

Serving is tough, and you have to know the basics if you want to master the more technical aspects. This tennis guide breaks down how and where to line up for a serve.
How to Play Tennis in the Wind

How to Play Tennis in the Wind 1 Comment

Even the slightest breeze can affect your tennis game, but great players come prepared. This tennis guide equips you with the know-how to battle windy conditions.
How to Handle Missed Calls in Tennis

How to Handle Missed Calls in Tennis 1 Comment

Most tennis players will disagree with an opponent’s call at some point, so how should you handle this dispute? Read this guide and learn how to deal with “bad” calls.
How to Hit Power Tennis Groundstrokes

How to Hit Power Tennis Groundstrokes 1 Comment

In an era of baseliners, adding power to your game will help you reach the elite level. This tennis guide explains how to hit with more pace on your groundstrokes.
Taking the Ball on the Rise in Tennis

Taking the Ball on the Rise in Tennis 1 Comment

Timing is a huge part of tennis, and it can be the difference-maker in your swing. This guide breaks down why you need to take the ball on the rise.
How to Communicate in Doubles Tennis

How to Communicate in Doubles Tennis 1 Comment

Tennis fans are often hushed, but there’s no reason why you can’t make your voice heard on the court. This guide explains why you need to communicate as a doubles team.
Foot Faults in Tennis

Foot Faults in Tennis 1 Comment

You don’t want to gift wrap points for your opponent by committing silly errors. This tennis guide explains how to serve legally and avoid foot faults.
How to Handle a Let in Tennis

How to Handle a Let in Tennis 1 Comment

Returning a serve that glances or bounces off of the tape can easily lead to confusion. This guide explains how to deal with a let ball in tennis.
Five Qualities of a Complete Tennis Player

Five Qualities of a Complete Tennis Player 1 Comment

Every tennis player wants to hit like the pros, but you need to know the most important skill sets first. This guide explains the main qualities of a complete player.
How to Line Up in the Australian Doubles Formation in Tennis

How to Line Up in the Australian Doubles Formation in Tennis 1 Comment

Mixing up your doubles formation from time to time is a great way to keep your opponents on their toes. This tennis guide breaks down the Australian formation.
How to Save Money on Tennis Gear

How to Save Money on Tennis Gear

Buying tennis equipment can add up quickly, but not if you know what to look for. This guide explains how to spend wisely and save some extra cash on quality gear.
Tennis Court Dimensions

Tennis Court Dimensions

Learn the exact dimensions of a standard tennis court, and read about each court surface type.
Tennis Glossary

Tennis Glossary

Check out this tennis glossary to find all the sport-specific definitions you've been looking. From A to Z, we've got all the words covered.
Mistakes Advanced Tennis Players Make

Mistakes Advanced Tennis Players Make

This tennis guide explores three costly mistakes that advanced players commonly commit, and explains how to take your game to the next level.
How to Simplify & Improve Your Tennis

How to Simplify & Improve Your Tennis

This tennis guide breaks down three ways to simplify the tennis stroke and improve your game. Read on and learn how to play more consistent, successful tennis.
How to Best Use Tennis Changeovers

How to Best Use Tennis Changeovers

Changeovers are an integral part of tennis, but they often go overlooked. This tennis guide explores the best way to use your time while changing sides of the court.
How to Beat a Big Server in Singles Tennis

How to Beat a Big Server in Singles Tennis

Big servers are fun to watch on television, but a nightmare to face on the tennis court. Learn how to beat players with a booming serve.
Tennis Footwork Drills

Tennis Footwork Drills

If you want to be a great tennis player, you need exceptional footwork. This guide explains three drills that will improve your foot speed, agility, and lateral movement.
Transitioning to Tennis from Other Sports

Transitioning to Tennis from Other Sports

Many athletes pick up tennis late in their sporting careers and quickly become competitive players. This guide explores how other sports help you transition into tennis.
Tennis Serving Drills

Tennis Serving Drills

If you’re serious about taking your game to the next level, you’ll need to step up your training. This tennis guide does just that and outlines effective serving drills.
Three Common Serving Mistakes in Tennis

Three Common Serving Mistakes in Tennis

It’s extremely difficult to improve your tennis serve if you don’t know what you’re doing wrong. This guide explores three of the most common serving mistakes.
How to Hit a Pure Topspin Serve in Tennis

How to Hit a Pure Topspin Serve in Tennis

Having a reliable topspin serve separates true tennis players from the wannabes. This guide takes you through each step for learning how to serve with topspin.
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