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Be aware of potential traps in strategy

To develop and implement an effective strategy is an on-going challenge for tennis players each time they compete. This Tennis Signal article reviews common traps and key elements in strategy, including lack of ownership, over-confidence and inflexibility. Suggestions for...

Why are tennis players getting older?

The answer may not be what we think. A few months ago, 38-year-old Roger Federer beat 33-year-old Rafa Nadal in the semifinal of the men’s Wimbledon. There’s no getting around it: tennis players are getting older. Or to be more...

Match Analysis: Key Patterns In Djokovic’s Win Over Dimitrov

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated 2017 Nitto ATP Finals champion Grigor Dimitrov 7-6(5), 6-4 in Saturday's Rolex Paris Masters semi-finals. But despite the Serbian triumphing in straight sets, the match came down to just a few points, with Djokovic winning only four more points overall. What proved...

Djokovic Wins 5th Paris Indoor Title, Puts Pressure On Nadal For No. 1 Ranking

Novak Djokovic collected his fifth Paris Indoor title cruising past surprise finalist Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4. “I think I had the best serving match of the tournament, and that’s why the match was pretty short,” said Djokovic who improves to...
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Are you interested in tennis trading? Here is how you do it properly!

It's very easy to fall for a betting system that goes along the line of 'when this happens do this'. Unfortunately, most Betfair trading systems that do this are just pointing out moments in a match where you get...

IFT JUNIORS REPORT – Rune: I know how to win big matches

Title-hungry Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune believes he is developing the ability to win big matches and deal with pressure moments after being crowned 2019 ITF Junior Finals boys' champion. Rune defeated Harold Mayot 7-6(3) 4-6 6-2 to seal victory and,...

Confidentially Speaking…João Sousa, Portugal’s greatest player

Tennis Signal will participate at Web Summit in Lisbon (we've got selected for the festival's ALPHA startup program), so in the coming week, we tune ourselves with the best of Portugal's tennis! In the first part, here we go...

PODCAST: The Tennis Brain: Strategy, Analytics, Mental Game

Brought you by Tennis Signal: Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly investigate tennis brain and the strategy, analytics, and neuroscience that make it work alongside tennis strategy analyst Craig O’Shannessy, sport psychologist Leslie Sherlin, and professional tennis coach Sarah...

2019 WTA Finals Draw Analysis: Youth vs. Experience clash for supremacy in Shenzhen

WTA Insider breaks down the draw for the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, where the tour's new generation aims to put a final stamp on a breakout season. SHENZHEN, China - The draw for the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen is...

Physical training on court circuit

Exclusively on Tennis Signal: This video shows a selection of exercises which can be used to increase the on-court fitness of a tennis player. It is explained that every exercise is just a few seconds long, but very intensive....