Doubles Tactic Tips

The Kyrgios Underarm Serve!

The underarm serve has become a popular feature in the professional tennis world over the last few years. It is something we have seen a few times across tennis history, but it is not a common sight.  One of the most frequent proponents of the underarm is one Nick...

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Trophy Pose On Tennis Serve

The serve is arguably the most important shot in tennis. It is the only shot you have complete control over and therefore should be worked on as much as possible. A lot of recreational players lack confidence on their serve however, as it is something that is not...

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Best Tennis Agility Drills

Optimising your physical conditioning is a major part of becoming a better tennis player. It is important to be quick around the court so you can ultimately get to more balls, get more shots in the court, win more points and therefore more matches.  But being in good...

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The Buggy Whip Tennis Forehand

Mastering the tennis forehand is a very important part of improving as a tennis player. The forehand is a very important shot that some of the best players of all time have been able to center their games around.  The likes of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have built...

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Stan Wawrinka Backhand Analysis

Stan Wawrinka has been a disruptive force in the world of men’s tennis over the last decade. Bursting on the scene in the early 2000s, he was always a raw talent that possessed a lot of natural power.  Wawrinka has spent the majority of his career firmly in the shadow...

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In/Out Tennis Device Review

As you start to play more tennis matches, one of the most frustrating elements can be calling your own lines. Not only do you have to concentrate on close calls, but you can easily miss out on winning points yourself if your opponent makes a mistake. This can be...

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Playing Cross Court In Tennis

There are a lot of different ways to play the game of tennis. You may prefer to play aggressively, always looking to take the ball on, step inside the court and dictate the points as much as you can.  Alternatively, you may be the sort of player that likes to counter...

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Shoulder Pain In Tennis

If you have played a lot of tennis you will understand that injuries can be quite common. As tennis is a sport that requires movement from the entire body, these can creep up in a range of different areas.  This is especially true if you have some muscular...

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Pete Sampras Serve Analysis

Pete Sampras is most certainly one of the greatest servers of all time. The 14 time grand slam champion relied heavily on his powerful, accurate and consistent serve to soften up his opponents and become the most prolific player of his generation.  Sampras played...

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How To Hit The “Heavy” Forehand

The forehand is one of the most weaponized shots in tennis. It is very often used to dominate an opponent following an aggressive serve. Many of the greats of the game including Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Serena Williams have based their games around their...

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How To Serve In Tennis

Picture the scene. It is a nice sunny day and you fancy going down to your local tennis courts to have a game with a friend. You are warming up groundstrokes from the baseline and enjoying yourself. Not a care in the world. Then, that dreaded question comes… shall we...

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Feel Tennis Review

The internet has provided a wide range of ways to learn new tennis skills. Youtube, Google and Instagram offer content creators, coaches and professional players a platform to display their skills and help recreational players improve their games.  Although this is a...

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Best Tennis Overgrips

There’s nothing better than the feeling of a freshly gripped racket! Holding a racket with a fresh, tacky grip gives you a sense of confidence when striking the ball that just can’t be matched. Overgrips are a very important but often overlooked piece of tennis...

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Martin Method Review

Fitness and movement have become fundamental parts of being a good tennis player in the modern game. As tennis has become a lot more popular and is now a global sport, many more young, athletic people that may have otherwise chosen to play soccer or take up athletics...

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Best Hybrid Tennis String Combinations

When it comes to picking the best string combinations, there are a whole lot of choices out there. From string brands, to different materials, to colours, there are a lot of decisions to be made. As string technology has developed over the years, we have seen a wide...

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The One Handed Backhand Guide

The age old debate when teaching an up and coming tennis player is, should they play with a one handed or two handed backhand. Tennis was historically played with one hand only when players used wooden and aluminium rackets. However, the modern game has added more...

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Best Grass Court Tennis Shoes

Wearing the right pair of tennis shoes for the court surface you are playing on it essential for performance, comfort and injury prevention. This is especially important when playing on grass courts as the unique surface may well feel alien to a lot of players.  Grass...

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Best Tennis Training Aids

These days there is a lot more to using the best tennis equipment than picking the right racket or shoes. There is an awful lot of tennis equipment out there that can help you improve your game. These can be anything from a ball on a string to a high tech tennis ball...

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Tennis Express Review

Tennis express is one of America’s leading online tennis retailers. They offer everything from rackets to strings to on court equipment and have a very popular Youtube channel too!  This area of the tennis market is a very competitive one, with big names such as...

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How To Hit Monster Topspin in Tennis

Hitting the ball with topspin is a fundamental part of improving your tennis  game. Topspin has become an ever more present part of the modern game of tennis, so much so that most racket and string manufactures offer products specifically designed to maximise it! ...

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Break Point In Tennis

Tennis is a game of fine margins. Oftentimes, a point here and there can decide a match. Whilst it may not always seem that this is the case, in reality even a routine victory will have had several pivotal moments that could have turned a game, set or even the match...

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Oldest Ever Grand Slam Winners

The modern game of tennis has become incredibly professional. The number of top ranked players that take care of even the finest details to ensure their performance on court is the best it can possibly be is mind blowing.  This level of professionalism extends to the...

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Best Tennis Rackets For Power

If you are looking to maximise the power you can generate in your game, a power friendly racket can certainly help. Along with powerful strings, using a powerful racket can help you hit sledgehammer ground strokes!  Adding a powerful racket to your game can be a great...

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How Much Do Tennis Players Earn?

A lot of budding tennis players will dream of becoming a professional one day. The thought of playing in front of massive crowds at some of the world’s greatest courts is a very appealing idea indeed.  I mean, who wouldn't want to play the sport they love, in front of...

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Essential Tennis Review

There are a lot of online tennis coaching platforms these days that claim to be the best thing since sliced bread. It is easy to get caught up in all the noise and end up learning tennis from someone that can’t tell a forehand from their left hand!   However, there...

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Novak Djokovic Forehand Analysis

Novak Djokovic has become one of the most dominant players of the 21st century. Along with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, he has controlled the men’s game over the last 15 years. He is one of the most complete players ever to play the game, famous for his...

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Best Left Handed Tennis Players

Playing against left handers can be a notoriously difficult task. Their natural topspin that pulls a righty out of the court makes for a very effective weapon. Whilst lefties are less common on the ATP and WTA World Tours, there have been some legends of the game that...

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Fuzzy Yellow Balls Review

There is a whole host of Youtube channels dedicated to tennis out there. Some aim their content at teaching, whilst others simply want to approach the professionals doing their thing. Fuzzy Yellow Balls is a channel that has been around for a long time now. Their most...

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Wilson Burn 100 ULS

WILSON BURN 100 ULS SPECS   Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645 sq. cm. Length: 27 in / 68.5 cm Strung Weight: 9.7 oz / 275 g Balance: 13.1 in / 33.3 cm / 4 pts HL Swingweight: 304 String Pattern: 18 Mains / 16   OUR REVIEW   The Wilson Burn family of rackets place...

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Dunlop FX 500 Racket Review

DUNLOP FX 500 SPECS   Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645 sq. cm. Length: 27 in / 68.5 cm Strung Weight: 11.2 oz / 318g Balance: 13 in / 33.02 cm / 4 pts HL Swingweight: 314 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19   OUR REVIEW   The Dunlop FX 500 is a stiff players racket...

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The Best Tennis Servers Of All Time

The serve is arguably the most important shot in tennis. It is the only shot that a player can control absolutely, as all other shots are a reaction to what your opponent may do.  There have been many great servers over the years in the professional game. But...

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Volkl V Feel 9 Racket Review

VOLKL FEEL 9 SPECS   Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645 sq. cm. Length: 27 in / 68.6 cm Strung Weight: 11.4 oz / 323.18 g Balance: 12.6 in / 32 cm / 7 pts HL Swingweight: 325 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19   OUR REVIEW   The Volkl V Feel 9 is a real players racket....

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The Best Tennis Rackets

A question we often get asked is simply “which is the best tennis racket I can buy?”. This is a difficult question to answer because there’s such a wide range of rackets on the market, let alone the fact that every player’s wants and needs are individual to them. ...

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Head Instinct PWR 360+ Racket Review

Head Instinct PWR 360+ SPECS   Head Size: 115 sq. in. / 742 sq. cm. Length: 27.67 in / 70cm Strung Weight: 8.5 oz / 241 g Balance: 14.76 in / 37.5cm / 6 pts HL Swingweight: 301 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19   OUR REVIEW   Head’s new range of rackets really...

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Babolat Pure Drive 107 Review

Specification   Head Size: 107 sq. in. / 690.32 sq. cm. Length: 27.2 in / 69.09 cm Strung Weight: 10.6oz / 301g Balance: 12.99in / 32.99cm / 5 pts HL Swingweight: 309 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19   OUR REVIEW   The Babolat Pure Drive range has been...

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Ultimate Guide to Kevlar Strings

Choosing the perfect set of tennis strings for you is not always an easy task. With so many different materials, gauges, brands and playing characteristics, tennis strings can become a confusing topic. However, one of the more unique string materials is kevlar....

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The Novak Djokovic Diet

Novak Djokovic has been arguably the most dominant tennis player of the last decade. His rise to the top of the men’s game seemed relatively gradual, being in the top 5 players in the world for a number of years. Yet, his actual ascension to the world number 1 spot in...

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Best Tennis Shoes For Knee Pain

Having pain in your knees is unfortunately not an uncommon thing for budding tennis players. All of the constant twisting, turning, starting and stopping makes knee related injuries almost synonymous with the game of tennis. All of the best professional players in the...

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Best Tennis Rackets For Tennis Elbow

Picture the scene. The sun is out, you have opened a fresh tin of tennis balls and you are about to step on court and enjoy a game. Tennis really is irresistable sometimes, so much so that you can find yourself playing for hours and hours on end, day after day, week...

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