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As I am a big fan of tennis, here is my factual information guide to one of the key types of shots in the sport, the serve. The serve is a very important part of tennis and if you ever want to get anywhere in tennis having a good, powerful and effective serve is the key to success. In tennis, ... Read review

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Community Level 3fizz9999

fizz9999

How do you serve in tennis Review with images

Advantageskey to success and winning matches

Disadvantagesdepends if you like tennis

"...a very important part of tennis and if you ever want to get anywhere in tennis having a good, powerful and effective serve is the key to success. In tennis, a serve is a shot which starts of a point in a rally where the player aims to get the ball in the diagonally opposite service box on the court. There are four service boxes on a tennis court, two on each end of the court but you only use one per point of a game. You can have two attempts to ..." Read review
01.07.2008

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Community Level 5Solex

Solex

Takes more skill than you'd imagine

AdvantagesA way to loose weight, have fun and not get your legs taken out, like me grrr!

DisadvantagesCan be frustrating and involves more skill than you'd imagine

"...in the summer with my tennis skills. I am not really sure why I love tennis. It hasn’t been passed down through generations and I don’t have a tennis court in my backyard – you can’t even fit a goal post in our backyard – but over the years I have just improved and improved. As I was rudely snubbed by teachers when it came to tennis lessons, their faces would scream surprise as I tore my opposition apart. Even my ..." Read review
03.12.2001

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Community Level 3smile

smile

Guide to Tennis - professional and bog standard

Advantagesfun to play, exercise, fun to watch

Disadvantagessome clubs do not offer good enough opportunities to improve

"...you play it or not, tennis is a sport which is easy to support. The game of tennis is changing in many aspects, with new rules being introduced to spice up the professional game, and the players which are coming and going. Some of the rules which have changed include the break at change of ends at the end of a set, and not after the 1st game. Ideas for further changes include short sets, so that the first few games really count, and there is little/no ..." Read review
27.01.2001

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Murray mint or two a penny? Review with images

AdvantagesTop player

DisadvantagesBottle?

"...metal to close it out, tennis the most mental of sports. But I'm not questioning him. He is just 23 years old and only five years into his pro career. And fear not, tennis greats Ivan Lendel and Andre Aggasi lost 3 and 4 of their first finals respectively before they won a slam, and went on to win many more, and those guys going up against the true greats of McEnroe and Sampras respectively. There is plenty of time for Murray to win a slam and I'm ..." Read review
13.02.2011

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Community Level 3MarcusPerk...

MarcusPerkins

Squash Everything

AdvantagesWeight , Head size

Disadvantages

"The saying goes that a bad workman should never blame his tools. Well I brought my Slazenger Mystique 460 squash racquet for £30.00 in a discount sports store. It felt the most balanced and lightweight racquet for the price and it has improved my game no end. I started playing again after a long absence and brought a cheap model to start off. I was always struggled in the power hitting against my opponents but this racquet has improved that no end. ..." Read review
22.09.2000

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