There is an amazing array of choices for which tennis racquet someone could use (and they change the models every year or two, to make things even more complicated); so, what are some of the factors to considering in picking the best one to play with? Continue reading What Is The Right Racquet For You?
On Tuesday, a group of us went over to Key Biscayne to watch some great tennis; and I learned something new about ladies and balls! Continue reading Balls For Ladies
What does the most successful professional doubles duo, The Bryan brothers, have to say about tennis racquets and strings? Thanks to a tip from Fred Drilling, here is what Bob Bryan posted at Tennis Warehouse a while back. Continue reading The Bryans on Racquets and Strings
Usually, I am quick to dispense tennis advice; but today I am looking for some. It is time to buy new tennis racquets (mine are three years old); and while everyone has a favorite “brand,” I am more interested in type of racquet for my type of game… Continue reading What’s The Right Racquet?
How often should you replace the tennis frame you have been playing with? For sure it is impacted by how often you play; but I believe there is probably some inherent “shelf life” to the composite frames we all play with. Continue reading The Life of a Tennis Racquet?
Well, Naples tennis friend (and retired engineer) Jack Moter is one of those people! He writes…. Continue reading Sweeping The Lines
Many times the traditional court sweeping brushes don’t do a good job at lightly smoothing out the courts. Here is an “invention” that does the job better and helps in recycling at the same time! Continue reading Court Sweeping “Invention”
Thanks for all the good input on the pros and cons of different ball machines and their features. With all that good response, four of us in New Hampshire bought the Lobster Elite I machine ($1,089 through Amazon). Continue reading Ball Machine: Bought
There is only one good way to improve a stroke in any sport – and that is repetition, repetition, repetition. And better than any human hitting partner, a tennis ball machine is one of the best ways to get the same ball time after time.
But what is the best kind to have? Continue reading Ball Machines
At one of the January tournaments, I saw a player walking with his racquet in his hand and a circular weight fastened in the center (pictured below). Continue reading Racquet Swing Weight
In March of this year, I made the significant change of lowering the string tension in my racquets to 35 lbs. After a six-month trial, I found I developed “fear of flying.” Continue reading Fear of Flying
Putting aside all questions of brands and fashion, choosing the right tennis clothes can impact your game. Continue reading Tennis Clothes
How often do you forget what the point score is in a game? Or if there is no score-keeper on the net post, forget the game score? Well, here is a little device to solve that fading memory problem. Continue reading Score at Hand
New Hampshire tennis friend Nick Ourusoff is seeking advice on the best way to open a soft tennis court for the new season. He writes … Continue reading How To Open a Tennis Court?
For the life of me (literally), I cannot understand why all players do not wear a hat while playing tennis outdoors in the sun several times a week. Continue reading Hats