Best Dunlop Tennis Rackets
Aug04

Best Dunlop Tennis Rackets

If you’re in the market for a tennis racket, usually the main brands which come to mind are Wilson, Babolat, Head and Yonex. However, Dunlop are quietly producing some fine tennis rackets which are popular for recreational and several ATP and WTA pro players. Here are 5 good options for Dunlop tennis rackets for different ages and abilities. Dunlop Nitro The Dunlop Nitro Junior is intended for youth players and comes in four lengths...

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5 Types Of Tennis Rackets
Jul29

5 Types Of Tennis Rackets

When I started playing tennis a few years ago, I had no idea what tennis racket to buy. I went to my local sports shop and just grabbed a blue and black one with a ‘W’ in the middle of the string pattern! It just happened to be a Wilson Ultra 105 racket, and I certainly enjoyed playing with it for the first year, before upgrading to a Mantis Pro 295 III. Although you need the right technique and mechanics to execute good shots, having...

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What Size Tennis Racket Do You Need?
Jul20

What Size Tennis Racket Do You Need?

I’ve been playing tennis regularly for almost 3 years now and I believe I’m steadily improving month by month. Although you obviously need the right technique to hit your shots effectively, the right tennis racket can make a difference in terms of the power, control, feel and spin you can generate. I started off with a beginner Wilson tennis racket which had a large sweet spot for hitting my shots, but just over 2 years ago I bought a...

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Best Tennis Strings For Power
Mar09

Best Tennis Strings For Power

Want to add something extra to your tennis game? One of the most overlooked aspects of tennis equipment to improve your tennis are the actual tennis strings. All too often, players think about changing racquets to add more power, spin or control, when in fact the strings can make a big difference too. In October 2019, I snapped a string on my racket and had them replaced with a Luxilon Savage string which the local tennis pro...

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Tennis Shoes vs Running Shoes vs Basketball Shoes
Feb29

Tennis Shoes vs Running Shoes vs Basketball Shoes

When I started playing tennis a few years ago, I just used a pair of running shoes for the first year. They did the job reasonably well, but as my game improved and I started playing better opponents I started to have some issues with my grip as well as some niggly injuries in my knees and ankles.. ..so I decided to invest in some tennis shoes. To this day, it has been a wise decision, as I can move better around the court and I...

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Squash Rackets vs Tennis Rackets
Feb25

Squash Rackets vs Tennis Rackets

Years ago when I was a student at university, I played squash several times with one of the guys on my course. It was great fun and remarkably different from playing badminton, which was my main sport as a teenager. These days, tennis is my thing. I play as often as I can, which is usually only 1 day a week with all my family and work commitments. Is a squash racket the same as a tennis racket? Having tried out all three sports, aside...

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