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Grips FAQ

Changes in grip often have a profound effect on a tennis stroke. Find out whether you've asked and answered the questions that will lead you to the best grips to suit your game.

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A Closer Look at String Tension

Friday April 18, 2014
String tension can make a huge difference in the way a racquet plays. Here's how tension affects power, control, spin, and arm comfort.

Soft Tennis

Friday April 18, 2014
Soft Tennis is gaining popularity all over the world, and for good reason; it's better exercise, gentler on the arm, and easier to learn than regular tennis.

Rankings Mini-Quiz: Week of 4-14-14

Tuesday April 15, 2014

How many players in the WTA top 20 this week weren't there last week?

Who is the only player missing from the ATP top 10 this week who was there last week?

The Topspin-Slice Power First Serve: Photo Lesson

Tuesday April 15, 2014
Photos illustrate this step-by-step lesson on how to hit the topspin-slice (often called "slice") serve. This is the most common first serve and the most powerful spin serve used in intermediate and advanced tennis.

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