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The Human Tennis Ball Machine

August 21st, 2011 by Greg C

filed in Tennis Product Reviews, Tennis Lifestyle

I used to play against this guy I called the “Human Tennis Ball Machine”.  You know—the type of player that makes you hit, hit, and hit until you finally make an error. EVERYTHING you send his way comes back and the rallies are long.  I would tell him…

 

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Where have all the tennis shoes gone?

August 16th, 2011 by Greg C

filed in Tennis Product Reviews, Tennis Lifestyle

I play a lot of tennis and thought I'd do an internet search on tennis shoes. You know, just to keep up on their latest and greatest designs and features. I've always believed that tennis shoes are the most important piece of tennis equipment. After all, you can't play well if

 

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My experience on the tennis court

August 16th, 2011 by Celia Taghdiri

filed in Tennis Lifestyle

Over the years, my local tennis court has become my sanctuary and a hub for socializing and meeting others.  A few years ago, one of my co-workers invited me to play a short game during our lunch hour. I found the game to be a good way to exercise as well as a way to…

 

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Stringing machine calibration

August 16th, 2011 by Hans Paino

filed in Tennis Product Reviews, Tennis How To

For those who do their own stringing at home or work at a shop stringing customers racquets, one of the most important steps of maintaining your stringing machine is to make sure that the machine is calibrated correctly.  What this means is…

 

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Installing a tennis net

August 15th, 2011 by Hans Paino

filed in Tennis How To

For those of you who are looking into getting a new tennis net for your home court, community court or local high school…

 

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Tennis Backboards = Practice really does make perfect

August 15th, 2011 by Hans Paino

filed in Tennis Product Reviews, Tennis Lifestyle

Despite a lighthearted resentment against tennis backboards, I can't say enough about their value as a training aid.

 

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Lemonade, shade trees and stringing machines

August 8th, 2011 by Greg C

filed in Tennis Product Reviews

I have been stringing tennis racquets for 6 years, about as long as I've been playing “serious” tennis (in local leagues, as a Tennis Club Member, etc.) and I have a bit of experience with…

 

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Watch out for those tennis nets

August 8th, 2011 by Greg C

filed in Tennis Lifestyle

Tennis nets are not my friends.  Tennis nets are the enemy.  A measly 3 to 3 1/2 foot tall opponent that, on occasion, seems like the Great Wall of China!  Tennis nets are predators who feed on fuzzy yellow flying objects and never seem…

 

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Question: How did you get into Tennis?

August 2nd, 2011 by Hans Paino

filed in Tennis Lifestyle

This weeks question comes from Shelly B. of Oceanside-

 

When did you start playing tennis and what was the US standing at the time? (this is a cookie crumb to the Do It America project) mention the court you started playing on and who was the top American tennis player at the time?

 

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From Hot dogs to 10 and Under tennis

August 1st, 2011 by Hans Paino

filed in Tennis News


The USTA announced July 27 that they are donating a large amount of money for the future of tennis. The $1.3 million investment in 10 and Under Tennis will…

 

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