FD Tennis


Top 10 Tennis Scandals

Scandals are usually not too common in the sport of tennis, so when one happens it usually gains a lot of traction. With that being said there have been a few instances where scandal has rocked the tennis world, it is a sport after all and scandals are bound to happen. Listed below are 10 scandals that have rocked the tennis world along with YouTube Video or news articles links for further information.

Top 5 Serves of All Time – Perfection, Power and Precision

Tennis consists of three main strokes which are forehand, backhand and the hardest of them all the serve. Serve is the stroke which is used to start a point in tennis and helps you dictate the start of a point. With that being said, serve is by far the hardest technique to learn and execute in tennis owing to so many technical elements required to perfect the serve. This article looks at the five best servers of all time and what are the constituents that go into making their serves great and borderline technical perfection.

4 of the Greatest Tennis Rivalries of All Time

There is no doubt that Tennis fans across the globe love watching high caliber players face off against each other in friendly (or not so friendly) rivalries. There have been so many phenomenal rivalries between players over the years, however a few stand out over the rest in terms of playing ability, excitement, close matches and fan following. This article delves into the greatest tennis rivalries of all time and touches upon what makes these rivalries great.

How to Hit a Volley in Tennis – Technique and Drills

A volley is one of the most underrated strokes in tennis. It is the stroke which is more often used in doubles than in singles. Volleys are crucial when it comes to finishing off points and also keeping the rallies short. In this article, the technique behind a volley is going to be broken down into three simple steps to make for easy understanding.

How to Choose a Tennis Racquet

When choosing a tennis racquet, there is A LOT to consider. This includes head size, racquet weight and string pattern. In this article, we will explain the importance of each of these factors and go in to detail in what type of racquet may suit you the best depending on your ability and style of play.

The Technology of Tennis

Technology continues to evolve in almost every aspect of life – and tennis is no exception to this. This includes the advancements of tennis racquets, tennis shoes, tennis strings, hawk-eye technology and telemetry sensors.

How does Tennis compare to other sports for fitness?

It goes without saying that tennis is definitely one of the more physically demanding sports out there. The amount of strain that is put on the shoulders, legs, hips, etc. is almost unmatched in any sport. However, every sport requires a different type of fitness training which is suitable for that specific sport.

Alexei Demajo was awarded the prestigious George Gilmour Club Coach of the Year accolade

We have some really exciting news to share! 😊 The Head Coach and Founder of FD Tennis – Alexei Demajo was awarded the prestigious George Gilmour Club Coach of the Year accolade at Sunday night’s Tennis Coaches Association of Victoria (TCAV) awards ceremony at Royal South Yarra Tennis Club. The shortlisted coaches were among the …

Alexei Demajo was awarded the prestigious George Gilmour Club Coach of the Year accolade Read More »

Footy Colours week

FD Tennis are again holding our annual Footy Colours Week to raise money for the Fight Cancer Foundation which is a national charity dedicated to providing care, treatment and support for cancer patients and their families and funding vital research into cancer treatments and cures. This year we have a goal to raise $1,500 for the Fight …

Footy Colours week Read More »