The Serve and Volley – A Dead Art?

How times change. For decades tennis players were obsessed with trying to get to the net and the serve offered the perfect opportunity to do this. Indeed, the pro game was built on the serve and volley tactic, and it’s only in more recent times that the baseline game...

Roger Federer Serve Analysis

The Roger Federer serve is nothing other than epic. An enchanted moment upon every ball strike – the perfect combination of power, timing and accuracy that leaves tennis players and fans standing in awe, every single match. Federer wields a tennis racket like a wizard...

The Importance of the Second Serve

We recently did an article on why the first serve is crucial in tennis and it just wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t do a similar article for the second serve.  So, why is the second serve so important? At the end of the day, a lot of its importance relates to the fact...

The Kick Serve

The kick serve is something you see the pros do with such ease that we tend to take it for granted a little bit. However, if you walk out onto court and try to replicate the pro’s kick serves, you’re going to find it’s not that easy! Once you master the kick serve...