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Developmental Readiness slice of motivation Jun 06, 2020

Developmental readiness is a concept that takes into account where a player is in terms of the overall development of their game physically. Tennis-wise, on the court, off the court and mindset...

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Underdogs that have taken men’s majors by storm news Jun 04, 2020

By Val Febbo

When thinking back on Grand Slam history, many remember the triumphant underdog stories more than that of the actual champions of specific years, whereas some have flown completely...

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How three Argentines and a Brit solidified French Open Mystique news Jun 03, 2020

By Val Febbo

Sixteen years ago four men were vying for their place in the Roland Garros final, one of whom had made a major decider before in David Nalbandian, but the other three in Gaston Gaudio,...

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Building Belief slice of motivation May 26, 2020

Do you believe in yourself?

I know as a player I didn't. As a coach I never did. I've gradually improved the belief in what I do over time. As a young tennis player I was always told by people,...

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Clothing brands suffering as much as players news May 23, 2020

By Val Febbo

In recent weeks the world’s leading tennis apparel manufacturers have released their Roland Garros collections that players will wear for the second Grand Slam of the season, the...

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The Lefty Dilemma podcasts May 22, 2020

Marc

Thanks for joining us here again on Crunching the Numbers I am Marc Sophoulis from The Tennis Menu and we are so privileged to have Mr. Shane Liyanage from Data Driven Sports Analytics once...

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Communication slice of motivation May 18, 2020

Hi everyone and welcome to The Tennis Menu.

Today's a topic which I think is going to resonate with a lot of people and could be related to family life, your relationships, in your tennis coaching...

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The Cult Heroes of Tennis news May 16, 2020

By Val Febbo

Tennis is a sport of international stardom with some of the most universally loved and adored athletes on the globe with names like Federer, Williams, Nadal and Barty, but there is...

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Predictability and Patterns podcasts May 15, 2020

 

Marc
Welcome to another episode of Crunching the Numbers, you are joined by Marc Sophoulis from The Tennis Menu, myself and obviously our data expert Shane Liyanage from Data Driven Sports...

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Less = More slice of motivation May 10, 2020

Hi again, and welcome to The Tennis Menu. Today's topic is an important tennis coaching and parenting topic. I feel it's something that I've learned over the journey. I used to think that when I...

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Making Volleys Great Again podcasts May 08, 2020

Marc
Thanks for joining us again here on Crunching the Numbers, you have myself Marc Sophoulis and the one and only Shane Liyanage from Data Driven Sports Analytics. Shane thank you so much for...

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A Slice of Barty is What We Need news May 08, 2020

By Val Febbo

Ash Barty took the tennis world by storm in 2019 winning her maiden Grand Slam trophy at Roland Garros along with victories in Miami and the WTA Finals en route to finishing the year...

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