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Zennis

31. January 2011

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Zennis

Written by: Scotty Dog Tennis is a great sport played by all walks of life around the world.  It is a sport in which individuals participate for many reasons.  These reasons can be grouped into two avenues of potential outcomes. The first of these reasons being the person wishes to be a professional and make [...]

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Rogers Cup 2010 – Montreal

26. January 2011

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Rogers Cup 2010 – Montreal

License All Rights Reserved Please use arrow keys to navigate from one picture to another. [slickr-flickr tag="rogers cup" size="original"'] To view more pictures from Rogers Cup 2010 or to purchase one today, please click here or contact Peter Figura at figurapeterjohn@gmail.com.

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Rogers Cup 2010 – Toronto

26. January 2011

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Rogers Cup 2010 – Toronto

License All Rights Reserved Please use arrow keys to navigate from one picture to another. [slickr-flickr tag="toronto" size="original"'] To view more pictures from Rogers Cup 2010 – Toronto or to purchase one today, please click here or contact Peter Figura at figurapeterjohn@gmail.com.

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Scott Dunlop: The Key To Growing Tennis

25. January 2011

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Scott Dunlop: The Key To Growing Tennis

The fact that tennis is growing rapidly is now common knowledge. However no one has really figured out the main reason for this increase in popularity and participation. Theories abound: more public courts, better equipment, the use of new teaching methods like short courts and soft balls or the the excellence of Federer and Nadal. However [...]

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Scott Dunlop: Grunts and Shrieks

25. January 2011

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Scott Dunlop: Grunts and Shrieks

A recent joint study by two professors concludes that grunting or shrieking noises made by a hitting player can be distracting and actually impair the opponent’s ability to determine the type of shot being made by the player. “Maria Sharapova (who grunts at over 100 decibels), may gain an unfair advantage by distracting opponents with grunts. [...]

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Scott Dunlop: Wake Up Call For Municipalities And Schools

25. January 2011

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Scott Dunlop: Wake Up Call For Municipalities And Schools

Tennis  is booming.  Industry industry indicators show growth in the game far exceeds any other traditional sport. Public courts are  full of players across the US and Canada in major metroplitan areas but many court surfaces are in terrible shape. The USTA is trying to assist with its Facilities Assistance Program but there is a very long [...]

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