Tennis: BRD Bucharest Open, 2017 – Irina-Camelia Begu (Romania) won the final against Julia Goerges (Germany)
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Julia, a beautiful tennis player, has been remarkable in this match through a forceful game with a powerful and accurate serve. Irina proved to be better with a superior technique, even if she still has to work on the serve. … Read More

History of tennis
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Tennis has a long history (deriving from the ‘jeu de paume’), but its establishment as the modern sport can be dated to two separate roots. In 1856, Alex Ryden, a solicitor, and his friend Batista Pereira, a Spanish merchant, who … Read More

Tennis shots
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A competent tennis player has eight basic shots in his or her repertoire: the serve, forehand, backhand, volley, half-volley, overhead smash, drop shot, and lob. Serve A serve (or, more formally, a “service”) in tennis is a shot to start … Read More

Tennis
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The U.S. Open is a prestigious Grand Slam tournament. Tennis is a sport played between either two players (“Singles”) or two teams of two players (“doubles”). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a ball, a hollow rubber ball covered … Read More

Satellite tournaments
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A satellite tournament is either a minor tournament or event on a competitive sporting tour or one of a group of such tournaments that form a series played in the same country or region. The term is most commonly used … Read More

Gambling Media: Gambling in tennis
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Tennis launches corruption review BBC News, UK A series of scandals involving gambling damaged tennis’ reputation last season. A match involving world number four Nikolay Davydenko is still being … Coaching hire draws criticism Charlotte Observer, NC … were appointed … Read More