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Tennis Coaches to the Pros

While tennis is an individual sport, every player with aspirations to reach the highest level needs a good team around them. In particular, a key member of the team is a coach who will push you to achieve more and support you through tough times. © Microgen / Shutterstock.com Some

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tennis

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tennis

With just days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis championship begins, the world’s top players are gearing up to compete on the global stage. Currently getting used to life in the Olympic Village, they are honing their skills on Ariake Tennis Park’s practice courts. The Olympic tennis event

Wimbledon: The Most Memorable Moments

Wimbledon: The Most Memorable Moments

Players and fans alike were delighted to welcome the return of the Wimbledon tennis championship this summer, after last year’s event was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The world’s oldest tennis tournament, dating back to 1877, is finally back at the legendary All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club.

The International Tennis Federation

The International Tennis Federation

The International Tennis Federation is an umbrella organisation responsible for more than 200 member nations, making it one of the sporting world’s largest federations. It governs many different aspects of the game including developing and enforcing the rules; regulating international competitions; promoting tennis; and managing anti-doping and anti-corruption programmes to

The Queen and Prince Philip: Love All

The Queen and Prince Philip: Love All

As the world mourns the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a heart-warming story has emerged of how he first met the love of his life, Queen Elizabeth II, on a tennis court, 81 years ago. The prince’s sporting prowess as an 18-year-old first caught the teenage princess’s eye,

Game, Set, Match

Game, Set, Match

Tennis fans will hopefully be hearing the familiar phrase “Game, set and match” soon, as the Covid-19 restrictions are gradually relaxed – as long as the virus continues to subside. The well-known phrase is used to describe one player beating their opponent to win the whole match. The winner of

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Tennis: Whatever the Weather!

When players are preparing for a tennis match or tournament, they can plan for all kinds of scenarios in terms of their opponents. However, one thing none of us can predict is the weather! While players can prepare to play on grass, clay or a hard surface, the weather can

Why are Tennis Courts Different Colours?

Why are Tennis Courts Different Colours?

You may have noticed tennis courts have been springing up in a host of different colours in recent years. A lot of people take the colour for granted – but have you ever wondered why all of the different options are available? The most commonly-used colours for the playing surface

ATP Cup 2021 Contestant

ATP Cup 2021

One of the highlights of the tennis world, the ATP Cup 2021 will be kick-starting the men’s season when it begins on 1st February. This year’s event will be played at Melbourne Park in Australia, amid strict Covid-19 protocols to ensure it can go ahead. In normal years, the ATP

Christmas 2020 Tennis

Tennis 2020: The News, the Views and the Aftermath

This year has presented some major challenges for the sports industry, with many major events being cancelled as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Tennis didn’t escape the disruption, losing some of its major tournaments on the world tour – most notably Wimbledon. However, tennis is adapting to the changes