The image of children sitting cooped up in a classroom, waiting for the final bell that ends the school year and kick starts summer has been frequently shown on film and television. Some of us may even remember the feeling from our childhoods. One more bell and we could replace sitting at our desks all …..
As surely as Picasso had his paints, Jimi Hendrix had his guitar and Micheal Jordan had his basketball, tennis players in Hong Kong, both young and old, need a racket (or racquet, to some!). It may seem like a racket is just a handle, frame and string, but it is so much more than that. Take the string, …..
Tennis players frequently attribute aches and pains to the hard court surfaces, but often the root cause of lower back, groin, hip and knee pain is misaligned knees. The hips basically connect the upper and lower halves of the body – when they are misaligned, other joints overcompensate, which can create new problems altogether. Ideally, …..
Your body produces heat when exercising, even when it’s cool outside. On those days when it’s not cool outside, which are a lot of days in Hong Kong, it becomes vital to maintain healthy habits. Our bodies combat the heat generated by physical activity by sweating, but this is not always enough when it’s hot …..
By any metric, Victoria Duvall is a rising talent in the WTA. After losing her pro debut to Kim Clijsters in four straight sets back in 2012, the young Haitian-American followed up the loss with a major underdog victory at the US Open the following year. In 2013, while still a teenager, she defeated 2011 …..
As we all know, tennis success requires a lot of stamina and endurance. The sport requires hundreds of explosive moves over the course of a few hours of play. Check out the follow tips for boosting tennis stamina. 5 Tips to Improve Stamina in Tennis 1) Warm Up Before Playing It’s tough to jump right …..
If you follow along with Australasia Tennis Aces social media and blog posts, you already know all of the wonderful benefits tennis offers its players. Heck, if you’ve played tennis you probably figured most of them out yourself, long ago! Tennis is great for fitness, endurance, reflexes, instincts. The list goes on. One of our …..
Make no mistake about it, Serena Williams is a tennis legend, but even legends have to hang up the racket at some point, and Serena is undeniably closer to the end of her career than the beginning. This, combined with Maria Sharapova’s suspension, suggests that in the coming years there will almost certainly be a …..
It probably goes without saying that elite tennis players like Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic have amassed a number of great tennis tips over their storied careers. How could they not have? However, it’s not just backhand tips or serving strategy that these stars can help out with. By virtue of their status as role …..
Unique among pro sports, ladies’ tennis and the WTA enjoy a level success comparable to the men’s circuit. From the days of Chris Evert to recent years dominated by Serena Williams, female tennis players have long been some of the most iconic pro athletes on the planet. Even if your daughter doesn’t have her sights …..