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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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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.

The Semi-Open Semi-Western Forehand

Friday April 11, 2014
This step-by-step, photo-based lesson will help you learn the most popular forehand among power hitters. A semi-open forehand can also be hit effectively with grips east and west of Semi-Western.

Modifying Your Strokes to Prevent Tennis Elbow

Friday April 11, 2014
Tennis elbow has many causes, but the most common are flawed strokes. Here are some stroke adaptations that may help your elbow stay healthy.

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