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Does The Ball Have To Bounce In Tennis? A Rule To Remember

A tennis ball bouncing during a game of tennis is a common occurrence and is a regular part of the game but does the ball have to bounce?

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Can You Hit The Ball Before It Bounces In Tennis?

So you’ve got a tennis racquet, some balls, a practice partner, and you’re ready to play and learn the game of tennis. However, before hitting the courts, it’s beneficial to get to know the rules

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Can The Ball Hit The Net In Tennis? A Simple Answer For Beginners

The net in tennis marks where your side of the court ends and your opponent’s side begins. However, different rules apply when the ball hits the net. It depends on whether you’re serving or if the

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What Is A Half Volley In Tennis? A Simple Answer For Beginners

There are certain times when the lines of technique and strategy meet in the game of tennis to form a shot so fundamental to the game, it deserves it own unique name.  One such shot is the “half-volley”. 

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How Many Let Serves Are Allowed In Tennis? My Helpful Beginners Guide

There are many subtle intricacies of tennis and its rules, and one of the stranger ones revolves around serves and let serves.  Knowing how many let serves you get in tennis can be a strange rule

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What Is A Volley In Tennis And How Its Rebirth is Changing The Game

In a game of tennis, there are multiple types of shots you can use to return the ball over the net. One of the most common shots in tennis is called a volley.  But what is a volley and what makes

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Spec Tennis

What is Spec Tennis And Why Are Younger Players Preferring It?

A while back, I began to look into and learn more about other paddle or racquet sports (aside from pickleball) being played on a smaller court.  Ironically, it was at this time that I got an email

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How Technology is Serving Tennis Strategy a Makeover

In this post I wanted to explore the idea of tennis strategy and tennis technology have finally come face to face.  You see, just 10-15 years ago tennis strategy and tennis technology were two completely

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9 Practical Tennis Tips For Instant Improvement With “How To’s” Included!

Are you looking for practical tennis tips that are easy to learn and implement? Check out these 9 tips for the weekend warrior!

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Can Tennis Shoes Go in the Washing Machine?

Can tennis shoes go in the washing machine?  In short, yes!  However, you will want to consider the potential negative impact washing your tennis shoes in the washing machine may have.  And

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Pop Tennis

What Is Pop Tennis And Why It’s Gaining Popularity

Ever since my two kids started taking tennis lessons, I've been anxiously waiting to get my wife and kids out on the court together for a family game between the four of us.  But, that's difficult

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What is Platform Tennis? Why Am I So Confused?

Racquet sports are my thing, so you can imagine how excited I was when I was first introduced to Platform Tennis.  I was hooked and began to do a ton of research around it.  But, the more research

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