You just played a
grueling and close tennis match and after you congratulate your opponent(s)
they proceed to tell you how/why they beat you.
What do you feel about opponents who give you “advice” after a match?
in a doubles match, you crush a soft second serve at the opposing net player;
but it catches the top of the net and falls on your side. Was it a bad idea? No, I think it will pay
dividends later in the match.
Governor of Florida just ordered a state-wide “Safer at Home” order, telling
residents to stay home, except for “essential” trips outside. But what is allowed and not allowed – and what
people/authorities will do about it – is not clear.
is one of the prime reasons we all don’t have consistent ground strokes and volleys? The answer: Not hitting the ball consistently
in the center of the racquet. So, what
can you do about it? Here are answers from
two veteran pros.
During a game of tennis, what do you think is the most important
point? There are a variety of opinions;
but here is one from tennis’ “statistics guru” based on his study of the pros
(in support of his client, Novak Djokovic).
side-by-side tennis courts have benches, covering and water in between them, where
players go during change overs. But
(putting aside the current restrictions on “social distancing”), (when this is
all over and we go back to “normal”) is it OK for one of the players/teams to
have “guests” sitting there during a match?
The question has come up regularly: can tennis balls carry the Corona virus? According to most experts, the virus can survive on most surfaces (longer on some and shorter on others). So, what should we do while continuing to play our game?
or not you believe there is an extreme health crisis going on, everyone’s life
has changed in the last three weeks; and the senior tennis community (emphasis
on “senior”) is no exception. But what
are YOU doing about it?
From teeny towels to tournament timing, players responded, rated,
and opined on the season of Florida senior tennis tournaments. The results and every opinion have been
shared with the tournament directors.
Here are the ratings for both the general tournament topics and
for each of the nine events from December’s Longboat Key to the third CAT II at
St. Pete …
my total hip replacement surgery, I was amazed to find myself being able to use
the ball machine in just four weeks. And
now, I feel just about “totally whole.”
But what do the experts say about playing tennis after total hip or knee
replacements? You may be surprised …
are returning a soft second serve or set up to pound a groundstroke past your opponent(s)
… should you use a short or long backswing on your power forehand? I spoke with three different teaching pros … and
got three different answers!