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Here are the top ten articles for the Tennis Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Know Your Rating
Whether competing in a local tournament, or traveling on vacation, you will enjoy tennis much more when playing against opponents of equal ability. Similar to golf, where you have a handicap, the NTRP system was created as a way to handicap your tennis game.
2. Glossary of Tennis Terminology
Whether new to the game of tennis, or just trying to get with the lingo, you will find this terminology to be useful on the courts and in impressing your friends.
3. Racquet Facts
Here´s a quick review of terminology and technology to help you make an informed decision about the purchase of your next tennis racquet.
4. Playing Tennis During Pregnancy
It’s important for your body to get exercise while you’re pregnant, but you must do so in the safest way possible for you and your baby. You need to seriously consider all possibilities before deciding to play tennis, or any sport, during your pregnancy.
5. Living With Tennis Elbow
It will happen to most of us at some point in our tennis-playing days, and it could recur more than once. The best way to combat tennis elbow is to educate yourself on the causes and take precautions to avoid reinjury.
6. The Truth About Tennis Ball Numbers
Did you ever wonder what is the importance of that little number printed on a tennis ball? Is it better to play with a Penn 1 or a Wilson 4?
7. Tennis Court Etiquette
The game of tennis has very traditional roots, and is often played at private country clubs where players are expected to behave a certain way. While grassroots tennis has moved out onto public courts, there are still certain rules of etiquette that should be followed.
8. Practice With a Purpose
When you go out to the court to practice tennis, that´s what you should do. It's too easy to get in the habit of just "hitting" and not working on strategy and shot placement.
9. The Three Basic Doubles Formations
The three basic doubles formations are the Both-Up Formation, the Both-Back Formation, and the Up-and-Back Formation. Each corresponds to a strategy.
10. Doubles Strategy: The Net is Your Friend
If you play doubles, you need to be comfortable at net and develop good instincts to take control of each point. You can be a more effective doubles player by improving your short game and learning how to take advantage of your opponent at net.
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