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Coach’s Corner: Issue #7

Welcome to the next edition of the Coach’s Corner. After weeks of numerous tournaments around the world, both men and ladies converged in sunny Indian Wells, California for a World Tour Masters 1000 event. Here are the results from this tournament: BNP Paribas Open: Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia) defeated Roger Federer (Switzerland)   3-6, 6-3, [...]

Coach’s Corner: Issue #6

Welcome to another edition of the Coach's Corner. Last week's ATP Tour events took us to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Acapulco (Mexico) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). Today's highlight package comes to you from the final match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships between Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych. Aside from the usual Federer magic [...]

Coach’s Corner: Issue #5

Welcome to another edition of the Coach's Corner. Today's topic deals with the importance of an effective serve in today's game especially on the men's tour. The following highlight film comes to you from the final match of Delray Beach International Tennis Championships held last week in Florida:  http://www.atpworldtour.com/Media/Video-Landing.aspx?q=Delray+Beach Please notice the overwhelming difference in [...]

Coach’s Corner: Issue #4

I hope everyone enjoyed the Family Day Long Weekend and welcome to another edition of the Coach's Corner. The eyes of the sports world are undoubtedly on the Winter Olympics currently held in Sochi, Russia. However, the ATP and WTA Tours had a very busy week with 4 stops in Rotterdam (Netherlands), Memphis (USA), Buenos [...]

Coach’s Corner: Issue # 3

Welcome to another edition of Coach's Corner.  Last weekend, the eyes of the tennis world turned to ladies' team competition: the Fed Cup. Canada entertained Serbia in Montreal soundly winning the tie 3 matches to 1. This week's coaching tip comes from Eugenie Bouchard's clinching victory over Vesna Dolonc. Eugenie's relentless pursuit of every ball [...]