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Having a famous name doesn’t help in tennis

Two iconic all time ATP greats have teenaged kids trying their hands at junior and pro tennis but success has been elusive for them. Guillermo Vilas’s daughter Andanin is 19 year old now and a UTR 7. After an average junior career, Andanin has not been discouraged and has persevered and ventured into the pro […] Continue to read full article...




I saw it all on a tennis court

You don’t just see forehands, backhands, serves and volleys on professional tennis courts… I saw a Yannick Noah do the moonwalk in a live rubber Davis Cup match vs Australia. I saw a RD Ferman shank a second serve ace down the tee in the duece court in the finals of the Polonia Open doubles […] Continue to read full article...

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Most Memorable Shots Of All Time

What are your most memorable shots of all time? Let’s break it down for each shot – forehand, backhand, volley, serve, overhead. For me, the most memorable forehand I ever saw, that springs to mind first is the Novak Djokovic forehand winner cross court down match points vs Federer at US Open semis in the […] Continue to read full article...

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The Joy Of Tennis

Professional tennis players like Federer, Nadal, Sharapova, Sampras, Connors, Serena answer this question: Of all the matches you’ve played, What was the best you ever felt on the court in your life? Two years of research resulted in this insightful collection: Amelie Mauresmo: "That’s tough [smiles]. Probably I’d say first set against Myskina in Wimbledon last year. Couldn’t miss. I have memories for me that’s good – the final of The Championships probably (vs. Henin). (Those were better than the first set against Henin in Australia ‘06?) Yeah, this one was good too. Yeah, I have a few good examples. It’s tough right now to remind of all these matches." Continue to read full article...

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