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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGLES AND DOUBLES IN TENNIS.

Singles, the greatest strain in tennis, is the game for two players. It is in this phase of the game that the personal equation reaches its crest of importance. This is the game of individual effort, mental and physical. A hard 5-set singles match

THE VOLLEY AND OVERHEAD SMASH.

The net attack is the heavy artillery of tennis. It is supposed to crush all defence. As such it must be regarded as a point-winning stroke at all times, no matter whether the shot is volley or smash. Once at the net hit from

THE DRIVE IN TENNIS.

The forehand drive is the opening of every offensive in tennis, and, as such, should be most carefully studied. There are certain rules of footwork that apply to all shots. To reach a ball that is a short distance away, advance the foot that

The Different Milestones in the History of Tennis

Although popularly known to have originated from Europe, the origins of tennis can be traced back in ancient Egypt around 1500BC. The earliest evidences are the drawings discovered on the walls of Egyptian temples built more than 3000 years ago. This proves that the

The Tennis Court

A tennis court is a flat rectangular surface, with line markings on it outer borders. These boundaries are termed as sidelines and baselines. There are two smaller rectangles on the interior that serves as the service boxes. For the singles game, the court measures

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF TENNIS.

I trust this initial effort of mine in the world of letters will find a place among both novices and experts in the tennis world. I am striving to interest the student of the game by a somewhat prolonged discussion of match play, which

Tennis Warehouse: Your One-Stop Tennis Shop

With the increasing prices of fuel and other commodities, people nowadays are becoming more and more conscious of how they spend their precious money. Many have become expert in bargain hunting and even carefully budgeting their money. Aside from money, time is also a

Shop Online For Your Golf Accessories

Remember the time, not very long ago, when your local golf club store was the shopping mecca for all your golf accessories Now ask any teenage caddy or a twenty-something golf aficionado and they might turn up their collective noses at the thought of

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MATCH PLAY IN TENNIS.

The first and most important point in match play is to know how to lose. Lose cheerfully, generously, and like a sportsman. This is the first great law of tennis, and the second is like unto it to win modestly, cheerfully, generously, and like