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How to evaluate if you are an asset to your (doubles) partner

Match Play Seminar

Do  you enjoy playing with your doubles partner?  Do you think that your partner enjoys playing with you?  Picking a partner that shares the same goals as you is helpful.  If one player competes for social reasons and his/her partner only plays to win, they may not be playing tennis with the same goals in…

Warm Up and Watch the Australian Open Starting Sunday

Tennis ball

The Australian Open starts this Sunday.   Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams look to defend their 2015 title and start their quest for a grand slam year.  The television and online streaming schedule for the Australian Open is available: http://www.si.com/tennis/australian-open-2016-tv-schedule-watch-online-live-stream

Are you consistent?

This week, PRC tennis professional, Judy Young, reported that her student hit 78/80 balls over the net and into the court.  As you can see, her form is very sound with the racquet in a low position in her backswing to facilitate topspin.  Her left arm/hand are extended in front of her toward the net. …

MLK Holiday = More Tennis

Monday is Martin Luther King’s Birthday and schools will be closed.  Adult and junior clinics, as well as contract courts,  will be held as usual.  A junior mini camp will be held from 12:30-3:30 pm.  Please contact the PRC front desk or register online to reserve a spot.  In addition, clinics for adults will be…

Tennis Tip Tuesday: Be a good sport in 2016!

Lleyton Hewitt Benefits After Opponent Jack Sock Tells Him To Challenge Out Call Talking Baws

“Tennis legend Lleyton Hewitt became embroiled in one of the biggest shows of sportsmanship in recent times this week.  The Australian ace, soon to be retiring at the age of 34, was visibly shocked when opponent Jack Sock confessed that Hewitt’s serve had fallen inside the line despite being called out.  What’s more, the 23-year-old…

Happy birthday Maria!

Happy birthday Maria!

PRC staff and players helped Maria celebrate her birthday at PRC today. Happy Birthday Maria!

Holiday visits at the PRC!

Holiday visits at the PRC!

The holidays were a great time to see “old” friends who were back in the area. It was wonderful to see Nicole Arendt, previous WTA player #1 Doubles player, again as she watched her mom, Ulli, Barb and Sue participate in a drill.

2016 Tennis Goals with the PRC!

2016 tennis goals

Tennis Tip Tuesday: don’t forget to make your tennis resolutions for the 2016. Try to make performance goals (I’m going to play more consistently) rather than outcome goals (I’m going to win more).

Mercer County Tennis Hall of Fame Induction 2016

Mercer County Tennis Hall of Fame Induction 2016

Mercer County Tennis Hall of Fame Induction 2016

Colorful days at the PRC

Colorful days at the PRC

It was a colorful day at PRC today with lots of matching colors. Mine, Lauren and Elaine modeled green and Judy, Shaina and Cos modeled fuchsia.