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Posts In Category "Tennis Facts"

20 Fun Tennis Facts

20 Fun Tennis Facts

10/27/2017

#1  JEU DE PAUME It is believed that tennis originated in the twelfth-century monastic cloisters of northern France where it was known as “jeu de paume” or “game of the palm”, since the ball was struck with the palm of the hand. The rackets first came to use in the XVI century.   #2 I BEG YOUR PARDON? The word “tennis” came into use in the...

5 Advanced Tennis Shots

5 Advanced Tennis Shots

05/05/2017

  Advanced tennis shots require higher skill level and a lot of practice. Some tennis players who play tennis daily or weekly say that there are a few shots they try to perform over and over again, but rarely with success. And success doesn’t necessarily always means performing a backhand slice like Andy Murray, but just sending the ball back over the net in...

Indoor Tennis Courts - Advantages

Indoor Tennis Courts - Advantages

02/05/2015

There is no doubt to one fact; tennis offers numerous health benefits. For this reason, it is not wise to declare a temporary moratorium on the game even in extreme cold. Just look for an indoor court in your locality and have fun. You should play indoor tennis for the following reasons. 1.IT IS GOOD FOR YOUR JOINTS If you are a tennis player with weaker...

Important Criteria for Choosing a Doubles Partner

Important Criteria for Choosing a Doubles Partner

04/29/2014

Searching for a doubles partner is similar to looking for a spouse. Finding your perfect companion could go on for years and even though you may think your search is over, the partnership might suddenly come to a close. But don’t get discouraged! Finding a suitable doubles partner can be rather straightforward, if you decide to follow these guidelines. The...

Backhand, Forehand And Serve – 3 Basic Tennis Strokes

Backhand, Forehand And Serve – 3 Basic Tennis Strokes

08/12/2013

Once you start playing tennis, you will need to learn rules and techniques in order to be able to play well. It will take some time, but be persistent. It is the only way to make progress. If you are not satisfied with your strokes, you can improve them significantly with hard work and practice. Since professional players have perfect strokes, watching them play...

The Beauty Of Tennis Playing

The Beauty Of Tennis Playing

06/19/2013

Tennis is a sport that brings lots of benefits to people that play. However, in order to get the most from it, you need to learn tennis basics, so you can use your knowledge on the court and learn even more by playing with different tennis partners. Tennis will help you improve your health and your social life at the same time. Laughing reduces stress as well as...

Backhand – Important Stroke In Tennis

Backhand – Important Stroke In Tennis

04/26/2013

BACKHAND – IMPORTANT STROKE IN TENNIS Backhand is any shot hit from your non-dominant side. It may be the most undervalued and intimidating stroke in tennis. There are two main ways to hit a backhand: one-handed or two-handed and most players decide which way they are going to hit their backhand early in their training. Both ways have their advantages, various...

Movements Used in Tennis

Movements Used in Tennis

04/09/2013

If you want to  learn to play tennis, you will need to learn serves, backhands and forehands and movement around the court, which is equally important. It looks pretty easy when you look at the professional players, but beginners will tell you that they feel clumsy at first, until they figure out the rhythm of the pros. Moving well allows you to position yourself...

Tennis Glossary for Beginners:

Tennis Glossary for Beginners:

04/04/2013

Tennis Glossary for New Tennis Players:   ·  ACE - a serve that is a winner without the receiving tennis player able to return the ball. ·  AD COURT - the part of the tennis court that is to the left of the tennis players ·  ADVANTAGE - when a tennis player needs one more point to win the game after the score was deuce. ·  ALLEY - the extra...