Scott Dunlop: San Diego Bound!

I have just booked tickets to San Diego and will be in the County area Wednesday  through Friday next week (Nov 18-20). I will be visiting courts, talking with tennis leaders and organizers and anyone else who would like to meet to talk tennis!

Would appreciate any referrals and any thoughts on restaurants and social activities to enjoy while in this great area. I am sure I will have trouble leaving the cold wet Vancouver November but I will do my best to suck it up and get through my visit…Contact me here or at

A deeper dive into second serve statistics

The two most widely reported second serve statistics in professional tennis are the number of double faults a player hit, and their second serve winning percentage. If we’re trying to understand the effectiveness of a particular player’s second serve, relying only on those statistics has significant drawbacks. Article by Michal Kokta.

Yves Boulais: No Excuses… Get Working

Yves was proud to work with players including Greg Rudsedski, Patricia Hy, Oliver Marach, Eugenie Bouchard and Rebecca Marino, who achieved excellent results on the world stage. He was an Olympic Coach in Barcelona 1992 & Atlanta 1996, and Captain of the Canadian FedCup Team 1998 – 2000.

Update on UK Tennis Situation with Master Louis Cayer

I would like to share a mindset I instil in all the players I coach, one I believe has greatly influenced all of the player’s performances; “whatever happens, I can handle it.” This mindset is achieved through a systematic, tactical development process, so that whoever the opponent, whatever the surface, regardless of the environment, or scoring, the players can, and will rise to the challenge as it is presented.