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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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