Does your game need a makeover?
Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker, Australian Open, 2014. GETTY IMAGES
22 September, 2014

Recognising when your tennis needs a facelift is the first step; implementing changes for the better becomes the next challenge. JAMES A. CRABTREE provides some advice.
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Don’t be a training wreck
Rafael Nadal, Australian Open, 2014, Melbourne. GETTY IMAGES
15 September, 2014

Success on court undoubtedly requires hours of hard work off it – but there can also be too much of a good thing. ADRIAN FRANKLIN explains the risks of overtraining.
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What you can learn from watching the pros
Novak Djokovic, US Open, 2013, New York. GETTY IMAGES
19 August, 2014

You may not be able to play like a pro – yet – but you can learn valuable lessons from watching the pros at tournaments or on TV. Here are eight tips about what to look for…
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The mental game
John McEnroe, Wimbledon, 1982. HULTON ARCHIVE
4 August, 2014

Negative thoughts and self-doubt can sometimes prove to be tougher opponents than the person standing on the other side of the net. But like ground strokes, the mental side of…
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The I Formation: when, why and how to use it
Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal, Miami. GETTY IMAGES
30 July, 2014

As the cliché goes, there is no “I” in team. But that’s hardly true when you consider how well doubles stars Bob and Mike Bryan have used the I formation in their…
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Fair-weather players
Rain falls at Australian Open 2014, Melbourne Park, Melbourne. GETTY IMAGES
21 July, 2014

For many, the winter months prove to be tennis’ kryptonite, but with a bit of planning and a change of location you can keep playing rain, hail or shine writes James A. Crabtree.
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Armed and dangerous
Tommy Haas, French Open, 2013. GETTY IMAGES
4 July, 2014

Maximising your game on a range of surfaces requires careful consideration of your equipment. Here's what you'll need as you tackle different courts.
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Lessons for (tennis) life
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15:  Pat Rafter of Australia and Lleyton Hewitt of Australia talk between points in their first round men's doubles match against Eric Butorac of the United States and Raven Klassen of South Africa during day three of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 15, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
30 June, 2014

It was taking a critical lesson from a favoured coach that made many of Australia’s former players so successful on the professional tours – and now they’re sharing that…
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Because practice makes perfect
Roger Federer practices while Stefan Edberg (left) and Severin Luthi watch from the sidelines, Australian Open, Melbourne, 2014. GETTY IMAGES
1 May, 2014

We asked some of Australia’s top coaches for advice on how to make the most from your practice sessions.
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The do’s and don’ts of team tennis
John Newcombe (left) and Tony Roche, Wimbledon. GETTY IMAGES
30 April, 2014

For all its masquerading as an individual sport, doubles play and team competitions in tennis mean that players regularly have to work together and think about more than just…
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