#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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 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...
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 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...