Learning how to play tennis on red clay — or red dirt — can be a wee bit tricky. Keep a close eye on the players at the French Open since they have pretty much perfected the powder. Here are … Continued
Tennis (Lessons), Anyone?
Recently I came across a blog called Food, Sweat, and Beers written by a woman named Jordan, a Philadelphia resident with a passion for good food, craft beers and fitness. I asked Jordan if she wanted to take a private tennis lesson with a MyTennisLessons instructor … Continued
Who’s Making the Wrong Calls at the U.S. Open?
This post was written by Amy Martin Lozier who attended the U.S. Open during Labor Day weekend. A series of bad calls plagued the women’s third-round U.S. Open match between Maria Sharapova (5) and Sabine Lisicki (26) on August 29. … Continued
2014 Women’s U.S. Open Preview
This post was written by Todd Spiker, author of WTA Backspin, a blog dedicated to the news and happenings of the women’s pro tour. Follow him on Twitter @TheBackspinner. As everyone gathers in New York for the final grand slam … Continued
Bryan Brothers Have Something to Prove in Delray Beach Open
You would think winning 15 Grand Slam titles, 93 ATP tournament titles, finishing #1 in the world a record nine times, and earning nearly $22 million in prize money, they’d have nothing left to prove. When Bob and Mike Bryan … Continued
“Gain the Advantage”: Lesson Tips for New Tennis Instructors
At MyTennisLessons.com we have are fortunate to work with some highly experienced tennis pros who are not only willing to help out students but fellow and aspiring tennis coaches as well. Roger, an accomplished tennis coach in Alexandria, VA, has a wealth … Continued
Tennis Pro Advice: Knowing When to Get Your Racquet Restrung
When should I have my racquet re-strung? This is a question as a teaching pro I get from many of the adult players who seek my help in improving their tennis games. The answer requires a little math and depending … Continued
INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT: LYON J., WASHINGTON, D.C.
When thinking about an instructor spotlight on Lyon Jewett, for Tennis Talk, it seemed more important to spotlight the reason why Lyon originally first became involved with MyTennisLessons.com. For the better part of 20 years, Lyon has been a part-time … Continued