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The King of Rod Laver Arena coaching philosophy technical analysis Feb 24, 2021

By Marc Sophoulis with Shane Liyanage

The night started with 17-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic as the raging favorite to claim his 9th Australian Open against the man who was on a 20-match...

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Where’s the game of women’s tennis going? coaching philosophy q&a slice of motivation Feb 18, 2021

By Marc Sophoulis with Shane Liyanage

In 1994, a woman by the name of Venus Williams changed the game of women’s tennis. At the ripe old age of 14 she entered the professional ranks of the...

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Bouchard: The next Sharapova to forgotten talent news Feb 02, 2021

By Val Febbo

In 2014 Eugenie Bouchard took the tennis world by storm, the talented teenager improved out of sight and entrenched herself into the top 10. Sponsorship deals were aplenty and the...

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Players must use quarantine to become more mindful coaching philosophy news Jan 28, 2021

By Val Febbo with Marc Sophoulis

Lockdown and quarantine have been some of the most frequently used words over the past year, almost every country has had them throughout the pandemic that has...

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Credit where it’s due, Tomic deserves his spot in Melbourne news Jan 14, 2021

By Val Febbo

Following a year where he featured in more OnlyFans videos than he won ATP Tour level matches, it was a long shot that Bernard Tomic would progress through qualifying to reach the...

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Discontinuation of ATP/WTA Live Scores app a disaster news Jan 06, 2021

By Val Febbo

Before the new year the Twitter account of the ATP Tour bestowed the terrible news that the ATP/WTA live scores app was to be axed, a major blow to tennis fans across the globe.

The...

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Adios 2020, bring on 2021 coaching philosophy Jan 01, 2021

By Marc Sophoulis

I’m writing this blog as the year 2020 has come to a close. Tired, physically and mentally, stressed and worn out. But as a tennis coach that’s almost the norm these...

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Competitiveness key for success a long career coaching philosophy Dec 24, 2020

By Val Febbo with Marc Sophoulis

Sport is all about competitiveness, the essence of it is winning and losing, so athletes must have that that drive to succeed in order to prolong their careers.

It...

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Melbourne the big winner of 2021 ATP calendar news Dec 17, 2020

By Val Febbo

All the discussion and pondering is behind us, the ATP has finally released the first instalment of its 2021 rolling calendar with some key omissions and date changes for some of...

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Coach from the end goal, and build your process to make it happen coaching philosophy news Dec 11, 2020

By Val Febbo with Marc Sophoulis

If you look at life like a novel or movie, it has its chapters, sequences and stanzas along with scenes of jubilation and complications. There are always goals, and...

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Despite the unknown for 2021, don’t change your preseason too much coaching philosophy news Dec 04, 2020

By Val Febbo with Marc Sophoulis

With the tennis fraternity in the complete unknown about when the season will actually begin, let alone the Australian Open, how should players and coaches actually...

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The Tennis Menu’s 2021 predictions news Nov 27, 2020

By The Tennis Menu Staff

After the most bizarre of year’s we hope to get back to some normalcy in the tennis world in 2021, so in our year end review show, The Tennis Menu’s experts of...

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