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Forum: Tennis Equipment 10-31-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Grip Size Question

It might be on the handle somewhere if not then take a measuring tape and wrap it around to find the circumference.
Forum: Tennis Equipment 10-28-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: how heavy is too heavy for a beginner

When choosing a racquet, you should pick whichever one feels best. If you like the 12 oz racquet, which isn't really all that heavy, then you should play with it. I don't see how it would hurt your...
Forum: General Player Talk 10-21-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: can't work with topspin

You have to practice hitting against top spin. It is purely a timing your problem. Your brain cannot quite anticipate how the ball will land and bounce. You just need to hit lots of top spin balls....
Forum: Blast From The Past 10-17-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: J McEnroes tantrums....

I love McEnroe's tantrums. They make the senior tour interesting.
Forum: General Player Talk 10-13-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Tips for improving

The best ways to improve are to
1. practice
2. join a clinic or get private lessons
3. play lots of tournaments
4. watch tennis matches and observe the pros
5. read about tennis
Those are all the...
Forum: General Player Talk 10-12-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: My first tournament-any advice??

Don't worry and have fun.
Forum: General Player Talk 10-12-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,651
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Do you happen to choke in a match???

When you're ahead, tell yourself "I'm behind. I need to play well so I can come back." You know that you're winning, but try and convince yourself that you are losing. If you think that you are...
Forum: Tennis Equipment 10-06-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Do tennis players ever wear headwraps?

I've never seen "do rag" style headwear, but I have seen bandanas.
Forum: General Player Talk 10-06-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: What do you know...?

1.The person who threw the racquet loses the point.
2.Yes
Forum: General Player Talk 09-21-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: USTA Division s

Division I and II usually refers to college athletics. When talking about USTA leagues, usually the NTRP rating is used. For example, a 3.0 league would be a beginner team, and a 5.0 league would be...
Forum: Tennis Equipment 09-15-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Getting a new racket...

I've played with it before. It is a pretty good player's racquet.
Forum: The Federer Express 09-15-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,585
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Frustration with Roger's US popularity

Federer is actually becoming a househould name in the U.S. Everybody knows who he is.
Forum: General Player Talk 08-26-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: ball hitting player (rule ?)

If the ball hits someone before it lands out, he/she loses the point.
Forum: General Player Talk 08-26-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Rule question (let vs fault)

I was assuming that everyone was ready, a distant car alarm didn't go off, and a crazed fan wasn't running on the court. Otherwise, you're right.
Forum: General Player Talk 08-19-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: New racquet- ideas?

Go to a local tennis shop and demo some racquets. They will be able to pick out a few for you. Pick out the one that feels best to you.
Forum: General Player Talk 08-19-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Rule question (let vs fault)

It is only a let if lands in the correct service box. If it does not land in the service box, it is a fault.
Forum: General Player Talk 08-09-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,371
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: backhand:single-handed or two-handed??

I use the two handed. I can hit the one hander too, but I prefer the two hander.
Forum: General Player Talk 08-06-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Total newbie - couple of questions, help...

1.Play wherever you can. If you can't play anywhere else, play on the abandoned court. Maybe you could fill the holes in with clay.
2.Most beginners racquets are very light and have oversize heads....
Forum: General Player Talk 08-06-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Diet?

I eat lots of pastas and rice. It is just kind of what is around where I live. Diet is important at high levels of the game. If you just play for fun, then it really doesn't matter what you eat. If...
Forum: General Player Talk 08-06-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By tennisplayer89
Forum: Tennis Equipment 07-25-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Buying racquets on Ebay

I wouldn't buy a racquet from ebay unless it was new and in factory packaging. You never know what has been done to the racquet if it is used.
Forum: Tennis Equipment 07-25-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Are touring pros using natural gut strings?

Pros use practically every type of string made. I am sure that some use natural gut. Some probably only string it in the crosses and some probably string the whole racquet with it. I know a lot of...
Forum: Tennis Equipment 07-24-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,548
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Lead Tape

If you use tape, you will be messing with the racquet's balance. It depends what you are looking for where you want to put the tape. If you want the racquet to torque less in your hands win you...
Forum: Tennis Equipment 07-23-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,548
Posted By tennisplayer89
Re: Lead Tape

Do not put lead tape there. Lead tape is supposed to go on the head. Plus, it would ruin your racquets balance by putting it under the grip. Look at...
Forum: General Player Talk 07-23-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By tennisplayer89
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