The importance of warming up

The potential for injury in tennis is great:  the uncomfortable twisting and lunging as you reach for difficult shots;  the vertical leaps for overheads, with the resultant pounding and jarring as you land; the unexpected sprints to the net and sudden stops as you go for drop shots; and the list is endless. Thus, the probability is significantly…

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US Open is just around the bend

Everyone is honing their skills in preparation for the last major tournament of the year. Many will be waiting with bated breath to see if Rafa will play. It should be a great tournament as everyone is pondering who will win the last major trophy for 2014.  Will one of the top four on the men’s side…

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1st Tour Level Tournament Win

David Goffin of Belgium, the number 78 ranked player in the world, won his first tour level  tournament today: the bet-at-home Cup Kitzbuhel, Austria. He beat Dominic Thiem of Austria, the number 50 ranked player in the world. David lost the first set 4-6, but came back to take the second and third sets 6-1…

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