The data in American tennis tell the story

In the past 30 years American tennis has seen a 73% decline in the amount of top 100 players in the ATP tour This alarming number basically tells us that we lose every decade 25% of our players in the … Continue reading

Humility and Solid Fundamentals, Secrets of a True Champion

For the past two weeks, living in South Florida allows you a great luxury which is to watch the Jr Tennis Orange Bowl. Each year one gets to watch the best of the best compete in this great international competition. … Continue reading

Why Is Team Tennis Misunderstood?

Important facts to consider: 2 Million kids tennis play ages 13- to 17-year-olds. In high school age 184,000 girls play tennis and 157,000 boys play There are 7.8 Million kids in High school sports Tennis represents 4% of high school … Continue reading

What Makes a World Class Tennis Player?

What makes a world class tennis player?    Often I wonder if I could afford XYZ coach or send our kids to ABC academy, that would be a sure  way to make our kids quickly improve and get to the … Continue reading

The Madness of Tennis Math

Last month my son was playing a 10 and under tournament at Rick Macci’s academy and I had the pleasure to sit next to a fellow parent who was there watching a grandson play. So, we struck a conversation on … Continue reading