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The Key Statistic That Wins Tennis Matches

The Key Statistic That Wins Tennis Matches – tennisfiles.comThe key statistic that wins tennis matches more than any other is second serve points won percentage. How do I know this? I’ve got the raw data to prove it. Take a look at the infographic I created below. The player who had the higher second serve points won percentage […]

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10 Things to Stop Doing Before a Tennis Match

Preparing yourself for battle is key, and if you don’t do it the right way, you could be putting all your tennis training to waste. After thinking about my own experiences, observing other players, and hearing feedback from my coaches and parents, I compiled a list of 10 things to stop doing before a tennis […]

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21 15 Mistakes Tennis Players Need to Correct

By: Windsor Tennis Club Belfast – CC BY 2.0While I have had a successful career playing tennis, there are many things about the game that I wish I had known earlier in my career.I am going to share 15 mistakes that tennis players need to correct with you so that you can accelerate your tennis […]

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10 6 Tips to Improve Your Tennis Game Now

Photo by: Nick Webb – CC BY 2.0Have you ever felt like your tennis game has stagnated?  You play matches and win the easy ones, but can’t seem to beat the same guy who you’ve lost to 6-4 6-4 for the 100th time in the past 3 years.  And you haven’t improved that same old weak […]

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5 Reasons to Practice Your Tennis Serve

Photo by: escribileamauro – CC BY 2.0The tennis serve is the most important shot in tennis.  If I could revisit the past, preferably through a time machine (sooner than you think?), I would find the best tennis coach for serve technique.  I would then serve buckets upon heaping buckets of tennis balls until exhaustion (with […]

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Hard Courts vs Clay Courts: An Infograph

I have gotten a lot of questions lately from people about the difference between hard courts and clay courts.  Both surfaces differ, from the materials and appearance, to the effect on your game. I decided it would be neat to create an infograph detailing the differences between hard courts vs clay courts, and how you can […]

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Sweat While Playing Tennis: How to Stay Dry

It’s 5 all in the third set of your local club tournament.  You step up to hit a second serve and….the racquet flies out of your hand. Not only do you lose the point and the game, but your racquet is cracked.  Want to avoid this scenario?  Here are some tips to combat sweat while playing tennis: […]

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