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Happy US Open!

Happy US Open!

The US Open is here! Hooray! The 2015 US Open officially starts today, Monday, August 31, and continues through September 13. I know I say that every Slam is my favorite Slam, but really, the US open is my favorite Slam. And this year that's true for a number of reasons. First of all, Serena Williams just might complete a calendar year Grand Slam this year. The last woman to win a calendar year Grand Slam was Steffi Graf in 1988 so I'm pulling for Serena to do it this year. Second, I am so hoping that this is Roger Federer's year to win … [Read More...]

Featured Posts

Winning the Warm-Up - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 97

Winning the Warm-Up – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 97

Have you ever played against someone who wants to win the warm-up? They angle their volleys off for winners. They smash their overheads back at you, or maybe back at your partner who is not even paying attention to your opponent. Some people play the warm-up as if its some kind of mini-match that … [Read More...]

Simple Tennis Tip - Hit Through The Ball

Simple Tennis Tip – Hit Through The Ball

Hit through the ball. Don't stop your swing short upon contact. Follow all the way through and complete your stroke. This ensures you put the most power and spin possible on the ball. GET A BETTER SERVE FAST! And if you're interested in getting a better serve - fast! - get my free ebook, 10 … [Read More...]

Tennis Rules Posts

Who Can Return in Doubles? Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 99

Who Can Return In Tennis Doubles? Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 99

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/099_Who_Can_Return_In_Doubles_.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS It’s time for another tennis rules episode (hooray!). This week, I’m answering the question of a Tennis Fixation follower who asks about where doubles partners can stand when returning the ball. This is a pretty interesting episode as it turns out […]

Winning the Warm-Up - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 97

Winning the Warm-Up – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 97

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/097_Winning_The_Warm-Up.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Have you ever played against someone who wants to win the warm-up? They angle their volleys off for winners. They smash their overheads back at you, or maybe back at your partner who is not even paying attention to your opponent. […]

Correcting Errors in Your Tennis Match - Tennis quick Tips Podcast 96

Correcting Errors in a Match – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 96

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/096_Correcting_Errors_in_Your_Tennis_Match.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I don’t know about you, but I have played numerous matches where, at some point, the players can’t figure out what the score is. Or who’s turn it is to serve. Or even what just happened. This is especially true in […]

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All About The Coman Tiebreak – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 92

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/092_All_About_The_Coman_Tiebreak.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS So you think you know all about tiebreaks? What about the Coman tiebreak? Do you know how to play one of those? In this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, you’ll learn exactly what a Coman tiebreak is and you’ll see just […]

How and When to Forfeit in Tennis - Tennis Quick tips Podcast 88

How and When to Forfeit a Tennis Match – Tennis Quick Tips 88

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/088_How_and_When_to_Forfeit_in_Tennis_-_2.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS PLEASE NOTE THAT MY COMMENTS IN THIS EPISODE ARE REGARDING UNOFFICIATED MATCHES. IN OFFICIATED MATCHES AND TOURNAMENTS, THE RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING LATENESS AND DEFAULTS APPLY. In this week’s episode, we’re going to talk about something that … the bottom line […]

Tennis Serve Posts

Keep Your Arm Up When Tossing - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 94

Keep Your Tossing Arm Up – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 94

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/094_Keep_Your_Tossing_Arm_Up.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS If the serve is the most important stroke in tennis, then the toss may be the most important part of the toss. But a lot of players struggle with getting their toss just right. In this episode, I talk about the […]

How to Fix Common Serving Mistakes - TEnnis Quick Tips Podcast 87

How To Fix Common Serving Mistakes – Tennis Quick Tips 87

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/087_Most_Common_Serve_Mistakes_And_How_To_Correct_Them.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Do you need to improve your serve? I do and I bet every recreational player out there would say the same. In this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, I interview my very own tennis coach, Brian Montez, and get him to […]

For Good Serve Hit Good Toss

For A Good Serve, Hit A Good Toss – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 76

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/076_For_A_Good_Tennis_Serve_Hit_A_Good_Tennis_Toss.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS It’s time for a tennis quick tip on the serve! While the serve may be the most important stroke in tennis, I believe the toss is the most important part of the serve. And that’s why you need to always hit […]

How-To-Serve-Into-The-Sun

How To Serve Into The Sun – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 45

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/045_How_To_Serve_Into_The_Sun.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS SHOW NOTES: Of all the weather conditions and elements we tennis players face on court, one of the worst is the sun. Especially when we have to serve into the sun. With the sun in your eyes, your killer serve can […]

How-To-Serve-Smart-In-Tennis-Doubles

How to Serve Smart in Tennis Doubles – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 41

http://traffic.libsyn.com/tennisquicktips/041_How_To_Serve_Smart_In_Tennis_Doubles.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Serving in doubles may be twice as important as serving in singles because, in doubles, your serve impacts twice as many people.  In this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, I’ll give you my best tips for serving smart in tennis doubles.  […]