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Player Development: How To Become a Great Tennis Player

Player Development: How To Become a Great Tennis Player

Player development is a complex task and requires an individual approach to coaching. Player Development: Having a Strategy is Key It is helpful to devise a strategy to reach an overall long-term goal (e.g. top 100 ATP/WTA ranking by age 20) early on. Parents and athletes must understand that one doesn’t become a good tennis...
How to Find Sponsors To Fund Your Pro Tennis Career

How to Find Sponsors To Fund Your Pro Tennis Career

How to find sponsors to fund your pro tennis career is one of the issues everybody needs to solve. Developing a social media fan base is essential in achieving that goal. Finding sponsors to fund your professional tennis career is an essential ingredient for a successful tennis career because you need to pay for travel...
Davis Cup: Dustin Brown Suspended by German Tennis Federation

Davis Cup: Dustin Brown Suspended by German Tennis Federation

The German Tennis Federation (DTB) suspends Dustin Brown, Mischa Zverev and Tobias Kamke for Davis Cup competition in 2017. According to a statement by Dirk Hordorff, Vice –President at the DTB, in “Süddeutschen Zeitung” Dustin Brown, Mischa Zverev and Tobias Kamke have been suspended for the 2017 Davis Cup competition. Allegedly the 3 players have...
Alexander Zverev Upset and Clueless After 2nd Round Loss

Alexander Zverev Upset and Clueless After 2nd Round Loss

Alexander Zverev is upset and clueless after losing to Great Britain’s Daniel Evans in four sets in the 2nd round of the 2016 US Open. Right after his loss to number 64 ranked Daniel Evans Zverev says during the interview inside Arthur-Ashe-Stadium: I played badly. I had no clue what I was doing on the...
Tennis Touring and Strength & Conditioning Coach

Tennis Touring and Strength & Conditioning Coach

I’m available again to work with players on the ITF, WTA or ATP tour as a tennis touring or strength and conditioning coach. I have been working on a 1:1 basis with tour players or as part of a larger team – either way would be an option – and enjoy supporting them on their...
Nadal & Federer Play Together at Rod Laver Cup 2017

Nadal & Federer Play Together at Rod Laver Cup 2017

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are both excited to play together during the Rod Laver Cup 2017. Nadal says in the video: “We have been like rivals for all our career so to be on the same team and even play some doubles together will be something very, very special and I’m very excited about”....
Tennis: Qou Vadis?

Tennis: Qou Vadis?

Tennis is in decline and becomes more and more unattractive as a career choice. Increasing prize money is only half the battle. From a rational career-planning standpoint it makes no sense to play tennis because ROI (return on investment) is generally insignificant since the likelihood of financial success is minimal. Let’s use an analogy: one...
Day 3 at Gerry Weber Open - Federer vs. Gulbis Match of the Day

Day 3 at Gerry Weber Open – Federer vs. Gulbis Match of the Day

It’s day 3 here at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany, an ATP 500 event, and we have four interesting matchups today including Roger Federer (SUI) vs Ernests Gulbis (LAT) as the match of the day. The 1st match of the day Florian Mayer (GER) beat Steve Johnson (USA) in straight sets, 6:3/7:6(4) and...
Rafael Nadal beats Baghdatis at Mercedes Cup 2015

Rafael Nadal beats Baghdatis at Mercedes Cup 2015

Top seed Rafael Nadal (ESP) beats Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) in 3 sets and advances to the quarterfinals at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany. Comebacker Tommy Haas (GER) looses to Bernard Tomic (AUS) in 2 sets. It was a gorgeous day here at the ATP grass-court tournament in Stuttgart (GER) and Rafael Nadal beats Marcos...