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Whether your child (or student) is a newbie to tennis or road warrior on the tournament trail, The Tennis Parent's Bible is how-to parenting nectar from the tennis gods. This bible's author is...

 Congratulations to Novak Djokovic who earned his third consecutive men's singles Australian Open title and sixth Grand Slam Sunday. Tennis coaches often refer to building a "toolbox,"...

©Getty Images This is what it took to down Serena Williams at the Australian Open: passion, conviction and poise. It's all here. There was a lot of D across the net, and likely in Stephen's...

What do you need to do more on court?: FOCUS, MOVE, FIGHT, RIP IT, RELAX , PLACE IT? There’s a band for that. Let Shafty Tennis Bands be your on -court coach. $3.00 each (or have your club buy a...

By Matt Cuccaro Ed. M., Director of Mental Training at Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy (IJTA).   The lines of a tennis court are clearly defined. The athletes within them, however, must...

I cried when Maria Sharapova fell to the clay at Roland Garros. As one of the most media polished tennis athletes on the tour (and most collected on court) it's not often we get a peek at the human...

I've seen Power Balance bracelets on a myriad of pro athletes. In tennis Victoria Azarenka, Mardy Fish and Sam Querrey are all wearers. But do these bracelets really work?   Power Balance...

So you just can't convert a break point, win that tie-break or hit like you do in practice? How's your head? Both teams and athletes are spending bucks and time on their mental games...

First in a new Tennisidentity.com category MOTIVATION. We all need it on court and some people are truly inspirational. Check out this ATP World Tour Insider video on one of my personal favorites, fellow...

Anyone who has competed in tennis at any level will agree, tennis is a heady game.  Despite years of training and fitness, most pro players spend time honing their ‘mental tools,’ ...