What’s Up With Coco Vandeweghe?

Coco Vandeweghe

Coco Vandeweghe is currently ranked 101 (she fell 46 spots). 2018 has probably got to be the season that Vandeweghe wants to quickly forget. Although she made it to the final in Stuttgart and the semifinals in ‘S-Hertogenbosch, it has been an abysmal season for the American (she won the two prominent doubles titles: Miami…

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Performance Anxiety and Tennis

Performance anxiety

Everyone at some point in their life has experienced performance anxiety; that sense of fear and dread that is experienced when faced with the prospect of performing to achieve a reward or recognition. The greater the reward, the more likely one is to experience performance anxiety. To minimize the detrimental effects of performance anxiety, you…

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The Art and Psychology of Tennis

The Art and Psychology of Tennis

The art and psychology of tennis is not just about tennis, it is about life. Whether we are conscious or not of it, all of our behavior is connected to our unique or not so unique psychology. Since I can remember and long before I became a physician and even knew what psychology meant, I…

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