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4 Bouchard Mental Roadblocks Tennis

3 Mental Roadblocks That Destroy Your Tennis Progress

I want to help you overcome three of the most destructive mental roadblocks that prevent you from improving your tennis game: Laziness, Fear, and Doubt.   I fight against these demons from hell every single day and it isn’t easy. After struggling with laziness, fear and doubt for many years, I have figured out strategies to […]

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7 Roger Federer Thumbs Up Puns

The 54 Best Tennis Puns on the Planet

Everyone loves a good pun. I’m quite fond of them, so I wrote down 54 of the best tennis puns I could think of in 30 minutes. Many of my friends say I have a talent for creating puns. Read them all and let me know what you think. Tennis Puns – Read at Your […]

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6 7 Reasons Why You Should Play Tennis

Photo by: Windsor Tennis Club Belfast – CC BY 2.0One of my main goals for Tennis Files is to get more people to play tennis. I have a lot of wonderful friends who have never picked up a racquet, and others who are deciding which sports to introduce to their children. Below I make my best salesman […]

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Aggie Women's Tennis

The NCAA’s Move to No-Ad Scoring is a Big Mistake – Here’s Why

Last week, the NCAA decided to implement no-ad scoring for the 2016 men’s and women’s Tennis Championships. The decision to shorten collegiate tennis matches will negatively impact student-athletes and the reasoning for the change is flawed. The Demise of College Tennis Most student-athletes and tennis fans feel that college tennis has been under attack for decades. The ITA reported […]

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Roger Federer Champion

Why I’ll Always Be A Federer Fan

Today Roger Federer was defeated by Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.  But this loss isn’t what defines Roger Federer. Federer’s tennis aura transcends that of any other tennis player I have ever known. Sure, Djokovic is playing at the peak of his career and is showcasing absolutely amazing tennis. Pistol Pete Sampras had one of […]

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Roger Federer Wimbledon

The 7 Greatest Wimbledon Finals in History

7. Connors d. McEnroe (1982) Score: 3–6, 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–4 Reigning Wimbledon champion and #1 seed John McEnroe couldn’t defend his title, losing to #2 seed Jimmy Connors in 1982. However, he did help produce one of the most classic championship matches at the All-England club. It was only fitting that they went the distance: […]

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3 Rafael Nadal is my role model

Rafael Nadal is My Role Model: 7 Reasons Why

Rafael Nadal is my role model.  Sure, he has won 9 French Opens, 14 Grand Slams overall, and over 71 million dollars in prize money.  But Rafael Nadal also exhibits some of the top characteristics that I would like my child and those around me to emulate.  Below are 7 reasons why Rafael Nadal is […]

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Top 5 Tennis Pet Peeves

As a tennis player, I take an immense amount of pride in the sport.  Unfortunately, there are people who disrespect the game out of plain ignorance or sheer stupidity.  The following is a list of tennis pet peeves that everyone should be aware of and take steps to correct: Tennis Pet Peeve #1: Playing another […]

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