The Problem with Stereotypes in Tennis

Jo Ward Any casual observer can see how much sport has changed for women over the past ten or twenty years. Back in the 90s when I was grinding out a living on the tennis tour things could be rough for us: not only was equal prize money at my home Slam a distant dream, […]

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Time to get forehand coaching right

I want to share my recent research, observations, and thoughts with those of you serious about tennis, coaching, and self-development. I’m fortunate that my job at the moment is researching tennis, especially female tennis, and I want to share the findings to all the coaches who don’t have the time or luxury of doing what […]

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I’m Going Mental

This is not about my former days as a very vocal, mentally unstable professional tennis player. Although it could be if I had a time machine. No it’s not me who is/was mental – it’s the game itself. World number 1 Novak Djokovic said so himself: “Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone […]

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