A tennis players diet is different from a regular diet, in that the
nutrition requirements are more specific and regulated. For players
engaging in tennis training, a highly specialized tennis diet should
be carefully planned and monitored.
In today’s modern tennis, players recognize the need of on court
training as well as off court preparation. All of the...
Health, fitness, fun make sport excellent choice _by Jack Groppel,
Ph.D., USPTA Master Professional_
We’ve all heard tennis referred to as the "sport for a lifetime."
But, is this really true?
According to world-renowned scientists from a variety of disciplines,
there is no doubt that tennis can improve your overall health,
including your mental and...
There aren't many sports activities that test every part of your
body. Basketball and soccer are good for your legs and your aerobic
health. Weightlifting makes you stronger.
Tennis takes care of everything. It requires QUICKNESS and AGILITY to
get to the ball, CORE STRENGTH to get power into your shots, STAMINA
to be able to play for a couple of sets and MENTAL...
The old song lyric by the Oak Ridge Boys would have you believe that
all the gold in California is "In a bank in the middle of Beverly
Hills in somebody else's name. The promoters of the BNP Paribas Open
beg to differ, and have put their money where their mouth is,
announcing an increase in 2013 prize money for the event, topping out
at $5,030,402. This is a cool...
A look at tennis players celebrating birthdays between February 24 and
FEBRUARY 24 - Australia's Lleyton Hewitt, the youngest man to ever
reach No. 1 in the world, turns 32. Hewitt has won two Grand Slam
singles titles and one in doubles. In 2000, he and Max Mirnyi won the
men's doubles title at the US Open, making Hewitt he youngest man to
win a Grand...
Dubai quarterfinalist Juan Martin Del Potro talked some football
yesterday following a tough third-set tiebreak win over Marcos
Baghdatis. Del Potro hails from a football-rich nation of Argentina
which boasts argubaly the best player, Lionel Messi, and one of the
all-tile greats, Diego Maradona. Maradona, an Ambassador for the Dubai
Sports Council, was on hand...
Think back to those days as kids when you were standing on a
basketball court or a putting green or a tennis court day-dreaming
about what it would be like to one day be a professional. A kid's mind
wonders to Fenway or Augusta or Wimbledon, creating a fantasy world
where you are the person everyone is watching and rooting for and that
shot you take or that putt...
Of all the tournaments RAFAEL NADAL could have made his return at,
the VTR Open in the Chilean resort town of Vina del Mar is one of the
least likely, based on the Spaniard's scheduling history.
Nadal hasn't played any South American event since 2005, when he won
Costa do Sauipe to begin his worldwide chase of clay-court titles. But
Rafa is finally ready get on...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Over the weekend, Andy Roddick donned a knitted
hat and a white golf glove at a celebrity pro-am in Pebble Beach,
Calif., America’s one-time tennis poster boy trading in his
workman’s racket for leisure and a nine iron.
Just 75 miles up the road this week, pro tennis continues without
Roddick at the SAP Open in San Jose, in its final...
This is the first Grand Slam of the year. It's also the first Grand
Slam in more than a decade that Andy Roddick will not contest. I found
myself looking at the men's singles draw and, by habit, I scanned it
quickly to see if the American was anywhere near Roger Federer. For
that brief scanning, I had actually forgotten that my favorite male
tennis player retired...