Cross Training and Tennis

I played tennis yesterday in 91F/32.8C degree weather.  I was dreading it because not only was it hot, but Louisville is in a river valley and is very humid (much like the Cincinnati Masters).  I have had friends from less humid environments describe playing tennis here like playing tennis “inside of an aquarium.” By the…

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…