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.
When a person decides to pursue a career as a professional athlete, one of the enticing prospects is the possibility of getting pretty large paychecks. Regardless of which sport a person decides to pursue, the top performers in a sport have the potential to earn millions of dollars through prize money and endorsements.
Why are you or someone you know not playing tennis?
Tennis is a sport for everyone! It can help you to develop the necessary skills to live your best life. So start playing tennis today!
Do you know what forehand grip is best for you? This post will help you to determine the most appropriate forehand grip to improve your tennis game.
Everyone has attempted to play tennis at some point of their life and it continues to be one of the most popular sports going around. With all that being said, there are still some facts about tennis that will leave even the most die-hard tennis fans pleasantly surprised.
One of the longest ongoing debates in tennis is the debate between the single handed backhand and the double handed backhand – which is actually the better stroke to use? To put it into perspective, this debate will probably live on forever as both backhands have their own pros and cons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tennis is a unique sport when it comes to scoring. Although most of us are familiar with the scoring system in tennis, I am sure some might not be aware as to why this slightly unique method of scoring is followed.
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.
Making it big in tennis is no easy feat, however once you make it to the top there is a lot of money up for grabs.
FD Tennis would like to congratulate Molly, Rachel, Isabelle and Angela who competed in Eastern Region Tournament in the most recent school holidays. These girls were a part of the winning team, being awarded the Pat Pearce Shield, which is the first time the region has won since 1989! What an incredible effort – we …
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 …
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 …
4 Essential Tips to get you hitting a great forehand I often see people who are new to tennis getting caught up in trying to nail every aspect of the stroke they are learning. More often than not this leads to frustration and none of those aspects ever really improving.Whenever I’m teaching the Forehand I’ll …