How Important Is Overgrip for Beginners and Child Players?

When first starting out, all we want to do is grab a racquet, tennis balls and hit the courts. Beginners and child players just entering the world of tennis don’t really know much about the tennis gear involved and that’s perfectly normal...

Why Use Overgrip?

You decided to start playing tennis, so you rushed to the local tennis store to get the gear. You got the tennis racquet obviously, tennis balls and perhaps a tennis bag. This has got you covered for starters, and you have everything to enjoy your first ever session on the court. Did you forget something....

Preventing Injuries by Using Overgrips

Tennis is one of those sports that you can play for a lifetime. Many athletes that compete or just recreationally play other sports are sooner or later faced with the difficult moment in their life. Due to their age, they need to quit playing their...

How To Choose Overgrip?

Imagine the world without overgrips. All those racquets slipping and flying all over the court. Tennis players wearing helmets and protective gear in case the racquet slips and hits them. Total chaos! Fortunately, we don’t have to live in that...

Overgrip - a Small Thing That Can Make a Huge Difference in Your Game

Do you take overgrips for granted? You shouldn’t. Many tennis players make a mistake of not changing their overgrips often enough. Some of them might not even know that there are overgrips available on the market which can be wrapped over the...

Different Overgrips for Different Players

There are many types of overgrips out there on the market. They all have different characteristics, but if we’d sum them all up based on the most important features, those would be: moisture absorption, tackiness, durability and thickness...

How Often Should You Change Overgrip?

There is one piece of gear that tennis players surely neglect the most - overgrips. Grips usually get replaced when racquets are brought in for service or strings replacement, and that doesn’t happen so often. Truth is that...

How Overgrips Can Affect Your Performance?

Tennis is undeniably fashionable sport and it’s a fact that tennis players love their gear. Be it accessories, shoes, outfits, racquets you name it - tennis players love upgrading their gear and purchasing cool items. There is one piece of gear...

How to Win on Clay Courts

Depending on where you live, playing on clay may be an everyday commodity or a completely exotic experience for you. If you haven’t tried playing on clay courts before, you should treat yourself and do it, as it’s truly a...

Return of Serve Strategy

Having an effective return of serve strategy can help you win a lot of matches. Usually at the club level of tennis, we see a lot of service breaks. This is mostly because recreational players do not have a consistent or fast-enough first serve that...

Top 10 Reasons To Play Tennis

You can play tennis for life If you’re still not sure if tennis is the right sport for you, than you should definitely consider this benefit of playing tennis: you can play it for life! That’s right, tennis is the one of the rare sports

When Is a Good Time to Approach the Net?

Approaching the net is surely a dying art in today's game of tennis. This skill is almost getting extinct in the pro-level tennis world, where the game focus has shifted over the years heavily towards the baseline. Baseline style of play has been...

How To Play Safe Tennis

There is one tactical aspect that is really interesting when we compare pro and recreational level of tennis. ATP Tour pros, even though they all have magnificent tennis technique, seem to be playing a much safer game in terms of risks they take...

Top 10 Items You Need To Carry In Your Tennis Bag

No matter of the type of match you play, when it comes to tennis - preparation is everything. In the recreational world of tennis, there are all sorts of players who come to the courts carrying along different items. The profile of the players ranges...

Losing Against Weaker Players

This must be the most annoying thing in tennis. You know the situation, where you are facing a weaker player and you somehow manage to lose that match? The pain afterwards is just something we can’t avoid or hide, it’s just pure disbelief...

How To Beat Tennis Pushers

This time we are going to talk about tennis pushers. Yes, those infamous club players that everyone hates playing against. First of all, the name “pusher” is so often used in a negative context. This is because the most of players who...

How to Reduce Net Errors

You've got the control of the point and everything is going so well. The opponent places a defensive sitter, slightly to the forehand side. All that is left now is to play an aggressive approach shot down the line to end the point...

Choosing the Tennis Strings

Tennis strings have a significant impact on our game. It’s interesting to note that a lot of club players of varying skill levels don’t seem to pay much attention to the strings they are using. They often just leave the string and tension...

Is Tennis Doing Enough to Stop the Drugs Cheats?

Top tennis players are among the fittest athletes in sport. An average best of 3 set match can last anywhere from an hour to 4 hours. They get 90 seconds' rest every 2 games and two and a half minutes between sets...

The Best of London 2015 Hot Shots

The London World Tour Finals are behind us. What a glorious end to the exciting season of 2015! For those who haven’t been following, the finals are played by the top 8 ranked players at the end of each season...

Andy Murray is Key to Great Britain's Davis Cup Challenge

Next week Great Britain and Belgium will fight it out to be named Davis Cup Champions for 2015. Great Britain have not reached the final since 1978. The last time they won the Cup was in 1936 when Fred Perry led his team to a 3-2 victory over...

Top 3 Tennis Gadgets

The game of tennis and gear hasn’t changed that much over the years in terms of technology integration. Sure, racquets got lighter and strings evolved, but what about something different in a major kind of way? Times are changing and...

Tennis Giants Go Head to Head at the O2 Arena

The top 8 ranked players at the end of the ATP season have qualified for the World Tour Finals. The Finals are to be played at London's O2 Arena between November 15th and 22nd. Defending Champion Novak Djokovic has won the title for the past 3

How To Be More Consistent In Tennis?

The match is tight. Each shot matters, and the match point is slowly getting in the sight. The break ball is finally here, the long awaited chance is in sight. You’re thinking: “Just one good point and I’ll get in the lead”

Radwanska Defies the Odds and Fatigue at the WTA Finals

It's fair to say that no one really gave Agnieszka Radwanska any realistic chance of winning the recent WTA Tour Finals. She hadn't even qualified for the finals until the last couple of weeks. A late push for qualification saw her win the title...

Winter Tennis Tips

The winter season is coming and this unfortunately means no outdoor tennis anymore, except for those who are extremely brave or have Scandinavian genes. All tennis players who play actively have this sorrow in their eyes when outside temperatures...

Sharapova Stuns the Doubters in Singapore

Sharapova Stuns the Doubters in Singapore This week the top players in the women's game have been fighting it out in the Tour Finals. This year's tournament promised to be pretty open with World number 1, Serena Williams withdrawing....

Does tennis gear really matter?

Does tennis gear really matter? Gear - we all love it! For some having the latest tennis gear and gadgets brings as much excitement as the game itself. Tennis gear has ignited endless debates among players and surely been a catalizator in lot of...

One handed backhand - most common mistakes

One handed backhand is one of the most gracious shots in tennis, beautifully kept alive by Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka and Grigor Dimitrov on the tour. This shot is considered classy, old-school and by some even outdated. Lots of controversy over...

Is using overgrips neccessary?

Tennis is a demanding sport. Whether you are a competitive tennis player or just a ‘weekend warrior’, you already understand how difficult it can be to play your best tennis over a period of two sets or more. The game is hard on your body...

Make sure your opponents don’t read this...

When playing tennis, we are always striving to be in the control of the ball placement as that way we can dictate points. At least that’s what the pros do, but in reality at the recreational and club level of tennis it all comes down to praying...

3 Tennis Skills All Beginners Need to Master

Here are three foundational skills that all tennis beginners need to master before moving on to more advanced skills and drills.

7 Tennis Footwork and Court Movement Principles

There are a few reasons why players do not move as hard and intensely as they can.

4 Game-Changing Defensive Tips

There are many factors that make a tennis player a good defensive player. Speed, anticipation, footwork and, of course, how you hit the ball when you're in a defensive position are all critical elements.

Running Training for Tennis Players

Running is widely considered to be the best form of aerobic conditioning for tennis, not just because of the cardio and endurance benefits but also due to the improvements it can bring in the speed and footwork of players.

7 Steps to a Powerful Forehand

For most tennis players a good forehand is the key to success. The natural stroke movement makes it especially easy to play. At the same time it is an effective means to put pressure on the opponent. That is why the forehand is often used to hit winners.

4 Types of Tennis Serves

The tennis serve is one of the most important shots of the game. There are many different types of tennis serves players can use, from hard and flat, to angled with sidespin.

5 Keys to Better Serve Technique

Before you start adding elements like power or spin to your serve, you need to master the correct technique. 

How to Increase the Quality of Your Attacking Shot in Tennis?

Top players hit the ball with a really fast pace. From the baseline they try to use power to put more pressure on the opponent in order to achieve one of two things: to force the opponent to make mistakes or to receive an easy response. 

How to Attack Short Balls?

Are you struggling to attack short balls accurately with power? In this article, I’ll share four amazing tennis forehand tips to help you master this shot.

The Importance of Footwork in Tennis

One of the most overlooked aspects of tennis is the importance of footwork. 

Learn to Move at The Net in Doubles

When you and your partner are in the one-up, one-back formation, sharp movement is vital.

How do You Execute a Tennis Backhand?

The tennis backhand is one of the least practiced shots in a player’s book of techniques. However, it is one of the main shots and like the forehand, allows you to keep a game going and when done correctly could be used as a good offensive weapon. 

How to Effectively Return Down the Line in Doubles?

The doubles format is a great way to improve a variety of skills that are not the focus of singles tennis.

How to Develop Perfect Balance on Your Tennis Serve?

Did you know that your tennis serve balance is one of the master keys to successful serving? Balance is very underrated; however, it can dramatically increase the power, consistency, and accuracy on your tennis serve. 

How to Improve Your Backhand?

When you ask tennis players about their strengths, most of the time they talk about forehand or serve. Rarely do they mention backhand. Does backhand always have to be inferior?

6 Basic Tennis Doubles Strategies

Below are common strategies you can use in your tennis match for different situations.

Mental Tennis Tips

How many times have you been in the middle of a match or training session and had thoughts you wish you didn’t have!

3 Ways to Hit a Great Topspin Tennis Serve

The topspin tennis serve is one of the most misunderstood strokes in our sport. 

How to Hit the Backhand Slice in Tennis?

The backhand slice is a versatile stroke in the game. 

Simple Steps to Get More Topspin on Your Groundstrokes

Topspin is one of the basic elements of today’s tennis game.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made by Most Tennis Players

Mistakes are commonplace in tennis. How else could we win a match without our opponent making a mistake? That would be simply impossible.

Tennis Racquet Vibation Dampener – The Complete Guide

In the world of tennis, dampeners are always discussed controversially.

5 Tips to Win More Tennis Matches

There are days when you feel like you can beat any opponent. The forehand is outstanding, the backhand is solid and the serve is stronger than ever.

5 Types of Tennis Players: Which one are You?

In general, every tennis player has his or her own playing style, which reflects the individual strengths and weaknesses.

Which Forehand is Better? Inside Out vs. Inside In

Are you also a player who does not like to play the backhand? Do you make an unusual number of mistakes with your backhand or don’t you get enough speed into the ball? 

How to Customize Your Tennis Racket?

Tuning your own racket has become increasingly popular among tennis players.

7 Coach's Tips to Improve Your Tennis Game

The following are a few simple tips that can truly help any level of play.

Five Steps to a Successful Two-Handed Tennis Backhand

In many things in life – sports included – it’s the smallest of tweaks, adjustments, and processes that ends up making the largest difference in whatever you’re trying to accomplish. 

Win Your Next Tennis Match with These 3 Tips

If your goal is to consistently win matches – or at least win more matches than you lose over a certain period of time – you need a number of skills to make it happen.

5 Fitness Principles Tennis Players Should Live By

Tennis is a very strategic game, but it’s hard to work your mind in that manner when you’re feeling fatigued or out of shape. 

Training Footwork: The 4 Easiest Exercises

With the distances you cover in a few matches or during training, tennis seems almost like running.

5 Ways to Beat a Pusher

The dreaded pusher—those players who lob back almost every ball or who don't have a lot of pace and almost never miss—can be miserable to play against. 

8 Coach's Tips to Improve Your Tennis Game

The following are a few simple tips that can truly help any level of play. My tips are simple and can be applied with or without a coach. 

What Level of Player are You?

Players who are good athletes and intend to spend a great deal of time taking lessons and practicing, should be aware that their improvement may be significant enough to surpass their original self-rate level.

7 Steps to a Perfect Serve

When it comes to a well-rounded serve, we often overlook the little errors that keep us from winning more matches.

6 Ways to Win the Mental Battle in Doubles

The problem most players have when it comes to the mental side of doubles is that they don't actually know how and where to get started.

Choosing a Racket: Power vs. Control?

Tennis rackets don’t come in one-size-fits-all.

5 Tips for Playing Tennis in Cold Weather

As winter quickly creeps up many of us are going to be facing colder conditions than we like. Many players will be forced to play indoors soon.

7 Tips for Return of Serve

The return of serve is very critical to the success of your game plan.

Strength Training for Young Tennis Players

Strength training and conditioning are becoming necessities in today's tennis game as play continues to get faster and players hit the ball with more power from everywhere on the court.

How to Respond to Drop Shots?

Tennis is a game of baseline shots, starting with serve and ending with forehands or backhands.

How to Develop an Effective Approach Shot?

Modern tennis players spend most of their playing time around the baseline. 

How to Practice Return Shot with Details in Mind?

There is no doubt that serve can make a big difference in the final result of the match.

Professional Approach to Tennis Warm-up

Players should have serving and returning routines to play automatically, control their body and mind, plus, make the most of the first shots in tennis. 

3 Areas That Cost You Too Many Points

Are you making too many errors? Have you ever thought about areas that you can improve to reduce them? 

How to Build Team Spirit in Tennis?

At all levels of performance, there are possibilities to take part in team versions of tennis, so all players should get knowledge on how to develop positive spirit between teammates.

How to Make Your Serve More Effective?

There is no doubt that serve is one of the most important strokes in tennis.

How to Hit a Stop Volley?

Beautiful shots give only one point, just as any other winner, but they can significantly boost self-confidence and make a player maintain high-quality performance for a long time.

The Priorities of Successful Passing Shots

Nowadays, all levels of performance are focused mostly on baseline game. This is the primary goal of every training session, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that players possess good technical level of forehands and backhands. 

How to Control Anger and Frustration to Win a Tennis Match?

In tennis, unlike in sports like soccer or basketball, your weaknesses can’t be easily masked by your partner’s strength.

How to Handle Playing Tennis in Sunny Conditions?

In some places players have nice weather all year long, in other venues people are waiting for the summer time to get outside, to wear shorts and enjoy playing tennis.

3 Things You Must Learn to Accept as a Tennis Player

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, you have to understand the essence of tennis in order to make your experience with the sport enjoyable and smooth. 

How to Become a Master of Clay Court Tennis?

Tennis on clay is completely different from grass, carpet and hard surfaces, so it is smart to prepare differently and apply specific actions to increase your chances of successful results.

Why did The One-hander Fall From Grace?

Before we dive into women’s tennis specifically, let’s talk about why the two-hander became such a popular choice for backhand strokes across the entire tennis world.

How to Improve Footwork in Tennis - 3 Crucial Moves to Practice

Technical skills in tennis have to be accompanied by specific tennis movement.

Post-practice Routine for Best Tennis Results

Practice makes perfect. That’s right. The more you practise the better you can be. 

How to Avoid Mistakes in Tennis?

Ball into the net. Shot landing behind the baseline. Bad decision made at the end of deciding set. Tennis is full of errors – it doesn’t matter at which level we compete.

How to Translate Your Tennis Practice into Match Wins?

It doesn’t matter if you like practice or not, training sessions are crucial to improve your skills, make sure that you don’t have weaknesses that opponents can use and ultimately enable you to win more matches. 

How to Choose the Best Tennis Racquet to Fit Your Level, Playing Style and Body Type?

Technology development goes faster than ever and improvements are made to make specific equipment more comfortable and more effective for users.

Why Players Have to Master the Hard Surface?

Tennis is a great sport that requires holistic preparation, an individual activity that puts responsibility into our hands.

How to Pick the Right Toss for Your Tennis Serve?

If we take a look at the men’s game, it is clear that without a good serve it is impossible to win against good rivals. 

How to Hold Serve as A Team?

Holding serve in doubles tennis is even more important than it is in singles, because it’s so difficult to break.

3 Things to Avoid after Losing a Match

Competing gives tennis players a chance to check their skills in an unpredictable environment.

Mental Solutions to Use When Losing a Tennis Match

Such a wide time frame makes tennis unpredictable and forces players to fight for every ball because until the last point is won they can’t be sure about the final result. 

Training Tips to Get Advantage over Your Rivals

There is no doubt that the sheer volume of practice sessions is not a deciding factor in the pace of improvement. 

Tennis variety: Do You Really Need It? This Will Help You Decide!

Watching how fast pro tennis player are hitting the ball, it makes it clear that power dominates modern game.

How to Focus on Long-term Tennis Goals in Day-to-day Practice?

Tennis career can last 20, 30 or even more years, therefore, you should have long-term benefits in mind while performing day-to-day activities.

Step-by-step Process to Change Bad Habits in Your Game

Tennis is based on repetition. Players train every day to develop skills that will help them perform effectively during competition. 

How to Take the Quality of Your Tennis Sessions to The Next Level?

We all understand that practice is necessary to improve in any area. Tennis is no different.

Things to Do on Vacation to Improve Your Tennis Game

If you can’t forget about tennis, here is what I suggest you to do during vacation.

How to Make Your Return Effective?

Return is a response to serve, but it should never be played without a goal. 

How to Control Emotions in Tennis to Win Crucial Points?

There is no doubt that lack of emotional control can make even advanced players lose the match. 

How Poor Physical Shape Limits Your Tennis and What You Should Do about It?

Tennis is a physical activity, so physical preparation can’t be omitted in the weekly schedule of serious tennis players.

How to Become a Professional Tennis Player?

If you want to be one of the Top 100 WTA players, you have to be better than thousands of players around the world.

How to Hit a Stop Volley?

All tennis players love to hit spectacular winners. Sometimes they hit them consciously because they have world-class technique, while other times it can be the result of pure luck. 

3 Things That Can Make Your Hard-court Game More Successful

Tennis is a sport that is kind of special according to the environment and the rules of the game. 


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