Novak Djokovic Visits Inclusive Kindergarten in Serbia

A few weeks ago, we shared with our readers a story featuring Serena Williams who was appointed UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador. This time, it’s all about Novak Djokovic.

The tennis star was recently appointed the UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia while in New York for the US Open. This week, Djokovic visited an inclusive pre-school institution in Smederevo, Serbia. Looks like he and the children had a great time together. Check it out yourself!

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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.