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3 Tips to Return Lobs with Ease

Nobody likes getting lobbed. In tennis, a lob can be hit offensively or defensively, as a last-ditch effort to stay in the point, or a flashy winner. The pros make returning lobs look routine, but as you well know, returning a lob effectively can be one of the most difficult shots in tennis. There are […]

3 Ways to Improve Your Second Serve

The serve is arguably the most important shot in tennis. It gets each point started, and sets the tone for the point. You’re supposed to “hold” your serve every time you toe the baseline, so with that kind of pressure, don’t you want to give yourself the best chance possible to hold serve every time? […]

How to Beat the Heat Like the Pros at the Aussie Open

In the first two days of this year’s Australian Open in Melbourne, temperatures have already soared into the high-90s. Heat is always a factor at the first Slam of the year, and especially in recent memory. In 2014 and 2015, temperatures during play approached, and sometimes surpassed, 110 degrees, forcing them to change their extreme […]

5 Tips To Win A Tiebreaker

You’re in a tight match, and you made it to a tiebreaker. All the work you put in for the set comes down to a first-to-seven battle. You don’t want to let the set go to waste, so you have to find the balance of risk/reward to win the set and grab the momentum. Whether […]