Why Fitness is so Important for a Tennis Player

As the years go by and the game keeps changing, the players face a constant challenge to adapt to the new technologies and the way it’s played. If we take a look back about 30 years ago, the speed tennis was being played wasn’t the same as what we see today in the circuit. Players then were more characterized and known for having consistent shots and a good strategy of where to hit the ball. Today however, the speed is the factor that is controlling the games and making players succeed. Continue reading “Why Fitness is so Important for a Tennis Player”

We Want it Now!

Looking back in time, I have a clear memory of my coach Pablo Pena stressing how the new generation of players was not used to dealing with frustration and would give up too quickly when faced with hardship.  His simple advice to fight through frustration stayed with me and has helped me get through tough situations on and off the court.

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