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WINTER TENNIS, HONG KONG STYLE

Christmas is fast approaching. For much of the world, December is a month of freezing temperatures, warm beverages, and falling snowflakes. In Hong Kong, most of us experience this winter wonderland by proxy, sitting down with our families to watch Christmas specials on television. December is when Frosty the Snowman comes out to play, Charlie …..

WANT TO LIVE LONGER IN HONG KONG? PICK UP A TENNIS RACQUET

When it comes to prolonging our lives, we do pretty well for ourselves in Hong Kong. Despite the polution, if Hong Kong were a country it would rank first when it comes to average lifespan. Not first in Asia…first in the world. With an average death age of 84.28 (and 87.3 for the ladies!), Hong …..

US OPEN WRAP-UP

The 2018 US Open just finished, but this one will be remembered for ages. We saw great performances from familiar faces and had emerging talents burst onto the scene. Legends solidified their legacy, while others were set back by injury. We saw a minor officiating controversy on the men’s side during the second round, which …..

THE GROWING POPULARITY OF TENNIS IN CHINA

When we think of tennis regions, the same few locations always pop up. Australia. The United States. England. Central and Southern Europe. Russia. We hope to have Hong Kong tennis included on that list sooner rather than later, and it appears the mainland is helping the cause by making a real push for China to …..

LOOKING AHEAD TO THE US OPEN

It’s August, and that means it’s almost time for the fourth, and final, Grand Slam event of the year. The US Open, not to be confused with the similarly named golf tourney, is played in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the New York City borough of Queens. Hong Kong tennis fans …..

5 GREAT QUOTES ABOUT TENNIS

Billie Jean King, Pete Sampras, Serena Williams, John McEnroe. Tennis has always been a magnet for interesting athletes and unique personalities, and this has naturally lead to some great quotes over the years. Here are five of our favourite tennis quotes, in no particular order: BORIS BECKER: The Quote:  I love the winning, I can …..

INDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR HONG KONG TENNIS PLAYERS

One of the only complaints we have about tennis is that, as an outdoor sport, it is often at the mercy of elements. Here in Hong Kong, it can sometimes be simply too hot or too rainy to hit the court. Here are some fun activities that Hong Kong tennis players can turn to on …..

FIVE FUN FACTS ABOUT WIMBLEDON

Wimbledon 2018 is firmly in the rear-view mirror, and it was one for the ages, with strong performances from Serena Williams and Kevin Anderson, and hard-fought victories for Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber. The tennis world has turned its attention towards the upcoming US Open, or for the Hong Kong tennis fans who like things …..

TENNIS 101: TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT TENNIS SHOES

After joining a club and picking up a racket, choosing the right footwear is one of the most important decisions a tennis player in Hong Kong has to make. The right shoes can help with comfort and injury prevention and can work wonders with on-court production too. The benefits of the right shoes can help …..

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