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We’ve all heard the term choking before. In the context of competition, Wikipedia pretty well sums it up. In sports, a choke is the failure of an athlete or an athletic team to win a game or tournament...

Giving birth is one of life’s greatest accomplishments however, when you’re a renowned tennis player and rely on your body to achieve other amazing accomplishments such as being a world ranked player...

Scorching sun, unbearable heat, strong winds; hour-long matches and practices don’t just take toll on tennis players’ elbows and knees, but on their hair as well. Yet, in the moments of their greatest...

Another reason to do yoga. A new study coming out of the University of Connecticut says that practicing yoga increases protein utilization which leads to the maintenance of muscle as we age, especially...

From food, to health and beauty, we often get samples to try here at Tennis Identity. Here are a few worthy of mention: Caliwater is cactus water (really!) with a little flavoring added (wild prickly...

New Balance’s latest campaign highlights how the goals and values of athletes drive their decisions and guide their journey through letters written to their future selves.  I’m a big fan of...

When most people think about chronic injuries that occur from tennis, they usually think of “tennis elbow.” But if you ask a serious tennis player about the most common tennis-related injuries, low...

The top professional tennis players have all had coaches at one time or another. What if you had a former Grand Slam winner and world number one as your coach? Well, in a way, now you can. Andre Agassi...

The following is first in a series by Marcin Bieniek. It was originally titled, “Forbidden parental actions during the tournament.” Says it all. Read on. The role of the parent is crucial in...

One thing that I love about playing tennis in Southern California winters is that I don’t have to deal with applying sunscreen as frequently. Now make no mistake, I love what sunscreen does. I really...