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July 2016

    Tips and Instruction

    Best Books About Tennis

    July 29, 2016
    Brad Gilbert wrote one of the best books about tennis

    The most surprising thing about researching this article was discovering just how much ink has been spilled on the pages of books about tennis, but maybe it shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Sometimes the simplest things inspire the deepest of analyses (e.g., the troves of literature and media devoted to the study of fermented grape juice). And make no mistake, tennis is at heart a simple game. Sweeping epics play out within the confines of that 78 by 36…

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  • Nick Kyrgios
    Players and Tournaments Tour Players

    McEnroe Discusses Kyrgios

    John McEnroe Discusses Kyrgios At this point, the superficial comparisons between Nick Kyrgios, tennis’ sulking bad boy of the moment, and John McEnroe, tennis’ sulking bad boy of the ’80s, have grown so frequent…

    July 18, 2016
  • Tips and Instruction

    Getting Your Own Personal Tennis Coach

    Improving Your Game: Getting Your Own Personal Tennis Coach If international tennis, at least at the top levels, is one of the most glamorous sporting cultures, tennis coaching is certainly among the least glamorous…

    July 1, 2016