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Volleys Quiz

Try a fun quiz on the positioning, grips, spins, and placement used for volleys. Simplicity is a virtue in executing a volley, but that doesn't mean volleys are simple.

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Grigor Dimitrov Photos: Picture Gallery of Strokes

Photos of tennis pro Grigor Dimitrov: a gallery of pictures of Grigor Dimitrov hitting forehands, serves, and backhands that illustrate explanations of his stroke techniques, starting with the beginning of his forehand swing.

Photo Lesson: How to Hit the Topspin-Slice Power First Serve

Photos illustrate this step-by-step tennis lesson on how to hit the topspin-slice serve, the most common first serve and the most powerful spin serve used in advanced tennis.

Photo Illustrated: How to Apply an Overgrip

Photos illustrate step-by-step instructions on how to apply an overgrip onto your tennis racquet. A grip wrap keeps your handle drier, preserves your original grip, helps to prevent the racquet from slipping out of your hand, and can be used to fatten a racquet grip that's too small.

The Semi-Open Semi-Western Forehand

Stop-action photos illustrate this tennis lesson on how to hit the semi-open, semi-western forehand in tennis.

Tennis Twist Ball Machine

Review of the Tennis Twist, the most portable and inexpensive of all tennis ball machines.

The Lob Game - A Great Game for Medium-Large Groups

A great game for 4-10 intermediate or better tennis players.

Have Some Real Fun Playing With a Beginner

A drill sequence and game for a beginner and advanced tennis player.

Li Na Photos: Picture Gallery of Strokes

Photos of tennis pro Li Na: a gallery of pictures of Li Na hitting backhands, forehands, and serves that illustrate explanations of her stroke techniques, starting with the backswing for her two-handed backhand.

Problem-Solving Skills to Look For in a Tennis Teaching Pro

Problem-Solving skills the best teaching pros should have; how a tennis instructor should use progressions and creativity and foster self-reliance in students.

Tennis Court Safety Underfoot

How to prevent injuries from stepping on loose tennis balls and slipping on wet clay, hard, and grass tennis courts.

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