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We Hear—

— that several major tennis manufacturers will be cutting their print advertising budget in 2008 and putting that money into Tennis Channel advertising. A Wilson commercial appeared during the Federer vs. Sampras match on the Tennis Channel yesterday. It is very possible that this was a preview of things to see in 2008.



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Bob Larson’s Stock Report

Wednesday’s Stock Prices
Stock    Last    Change
33.62    +.12
Amer Sports
13.55    0.00
3.71    0.00
17.46    +.09
62.88    +.60
n/a    n/a

Bob Larson Tennis Stock Index $131.22
* The index is based on the total value of one share of each stock we report daily.



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A deeper dive into second serve statistics

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Yves Boulais: No Excuses… Get Working

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Update on UK Tennis Situation with Master Louis Cayer

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Tennis Guru, Louis Borfiga Shares What Makes “A Good Coach?”

Many are asking this question, each with their own opinion, their own truth. In reality, it is difficult to answer with certainty, as the evaluation method can vary from one person to another. However, when you think about it, when you look at the references in the field of coaching in various sports, there are certain common and fundamental elements that I will describe to you here…