Category Archives: Your Virtual Tennis Coach

Wheelchair Tennis-Part 2

Wheelchair Tennis-Part 2 The aspect of wheelchair tennisĀ at the PNW Sectional Tournament, held at the Salem Swim and Tennis Club, you don’t see, is how the players travel. Wheelchair Travel These wheelchair players are not just local. They come from … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Tennis

Wheelchair Tennis Have you ever considered what it would be like to play tennis from a wheelchair? PNW Sectional Wheelchair Tournament The PNW Sectional Wheelchair Tournament was recently held at the Salem Swim and Tennis Club in Salem, Oregon. I … Continue reading

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Motor Neurone Disease(MND) and Peter Doohan

Motor Neurone Disease(MND) and Peter Doohan Peter Doohan, a former professional tennis player, with a career high singles ranking of 43 and 15 in doubles, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease(ALS). Peter suddenly passed away July 21st in Tulsa, Oklahoma. … Continue reading

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Tennis Players Eclipse Experience

A Tennis Players Eclipse Experience All tennis players have an eclipse experience every time they play a match. They either experience the umbra (the fully shaded inner region of a shadow cast by an opaque object, especially the area on … Continue reading

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Ilie Nastase-Ion Tiriac

Ilie Nastase-Ion Tiriac Romanians are known as passionate people. None seem to show more passion than Ilie Nastasie and Ion Tiriac. Both are more than willing to speak their mind, with no regard for the repercussions. Ion Tiriac was born … Continue reading

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Tennis-Fed Cup-Ilie Nastase

Tennis – Federation Cup – Ilie Nastase Ilie Nastase, captain of the Rumanian Fed Cup tennis team, held true to his status as tennis’s ‘bad boy’. The Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women’s tennis, launched in … Continue reading

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Winning and Responsibility

Winning and Responsibility Winning and responsibility go hand-in-hand to those willing to improve their playing level or ranking. Winning Everyone (well, almost everyone) wants either to be a winner or be associated with a winner. What is a winner in … Continue reading

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Withdraw or Play With Injury?

Withdraw or Play With Injury? Retire with injury In any professional tournaments there is prize money. The amount of the prize money is divided up depending on which round the player gets to, the final having the most money for … Continue reading

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Australian Open Tennis Prize Money

Australian Open Tennis Prize Money Prize money has increased 65% from 2012 to 2016 and has again increased another 14% from 2016 to 2017. Australian Open will pay out 50 million (Australian currency) in prize money in 2017. Yearly Players … Continue reading

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Use Twitter or Facebook? Pro Tennis Players

Use Twitter or Facebook? Pro Tennis Players When comparing professional tennis players statistics on Twitter and Facebook, it would seem personalities and lifestyles influence which one the player prefers. Some players have more followers on Twitter versus Facebook and some … Continue reading

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