Eliminate The Second Serve?

I just read an article on a British news site that proposes eliminating the second serve from tennis.  Although the author makes some pretty sound reasoning as to why (it rewards failure and slows down the game) I think it … Continue reading

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Walkovers In Professional Tennis

I tuned in to ESPN yesterday to watch their coverage of the Sony Ericsson Open semifinals in Miami, only to instead find coverage of football.  When I searched the internet, I found out that both men’s semifinals had resulted in … Continue reading

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Back From Indian Wells

I got back from my trip to Indian Wells last Friday…what an awesome place!  This was the first time I’ve been to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, so it was a bit of a learning experience for me. I attended … Continue reading

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Playing Against The Serve And Volley

A while back I wrote about Federer increasing the frequency with which he uses the serve and volley against his opponents.  Although this is not seen as much on the pro tour anymore, the serve and volley is still very … Continue reading

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Serve With A Purpose

I’ll admit, most of the time when I play tennis, I try to blast my first serve in as hard as I can.  After all, it’s fun to hit fast serves when everything is going well.  I usually get so … Continue reading

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Playing Tennis In Ankle Braces

I wanted to revisit a topic I talked about (unexpectedly) last year.  Last July, I broke the fifth metatarsal in my left foot, which brought a quick and unexpected end to my tennis season.  The primary cause of my fracture … Continue reading

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