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Tennis serve - such thing as a “body fault”?

I have been playing tennis for many years, and a consistent failing point is my serve. Yesterday, I had a bit of inspiration and decided to try and rework my serve a bit. I was amazingly lucky to ...
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Probabilities of winning as a function of sets played

In tennis, what are the probabilities of winning a player has as a function of sets played? Examples: 1-0 in a 3 set game 2-1 in a 5 set game However, if you include psychology (such as winning the ...
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Did any other latinamerican country win the Davis cup besides Argentina?

When I hear about Davis cup champions I always hear about United States, Australia, England, Spain, etc. but never heard of a latinamerican country wining it. Is Argentina the first latinamerican ...
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Which are good websites to follow changes in ATP and WTA ranking [closed]

In WTA/ATP rankings it is interesting to know the possibilities for the next edition of the ranking based on possible outcomes of this weeks tournaments and based what stage of the tournament a player ...
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When do you switch ends of the court in tennis? [duplicate]

Including with respect to a tiebreak game.
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What else can I do to my tennis racket to keep the ball in the court?

I like to swing fast and hard....very hard. I get my stress out. But even with a head light tennis racket, on which I've weighted the handle, and top spin, my hits go too far. I once borrowed a ...
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Women's versus Men's pay in majors

Why are women compensated the exact same as men in major tournaments but only play maximum three sets to men's five? I don't find that to be equal?
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Identify the Player shown in this picture? [closed]

Identify the Player shown in this photo?
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Where can I get non-standard tennis net? [closed]

I've just bought a new tennis net and discovered that it's 42 feet long which I assume is the standard. I've also just discovered that my poles are 39 feet apart so the net is too long to fit between ...