Is Tennis Dying in the US? Part 2 – Prognosis Negative

Note – On one hand, this column is quite anecdotal.  On the other, there are a lot of wrecked public tennis courts across this country. This sign should read “Courts Are for Tennis Play and the Cultivation of Plants that can Crack Decoturf II Only” Klondike Park is attached to Klondike Lane Elementary School in…

Can My Tennis Game Be Salvaged?

I am not as old as Paul Newman was when The Color of Money was being Filmed, but Tennis Requires more running than pool I played tennis in a competitive setting last evening for the first time in over 2 years.  On one hand, there were some positives from the two sets of doubles I…

Drills for Hitting Against a Wall/Backboard

We all probably prefer hitting with a human being, but I know even though tennis only requires 2 people it can sometimes be hard to find a second.  In a busy world, knowing how to work a wall can improve technique, fitness, and reactions for when we do get to play with another person.  Knowing…