my strokes (5.5) if interested

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  1. onehandbh

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    I recommend ART (active release technique) physical therapy. It's basically
    some joint manipulation with super deep massage to break up scar tissue.
    I had a bad ankle injury from basketball (landed on someone's foot and rolled
    my ankle all the way until the outer ankle bone bounced off the court)

    I let it heal very slowly until it just seamed to stagnate or heal too slowly for
    me. Within a few sessions, it felt almost 100% and I was able to be
    pain free. The sessions can be somewhat intense but worked wonders for
    me. I went back to the same guy when I had a lower back injury also
    (from squats). Same result.
     
  2. ShoeShiner

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    I have followed your Youtube channel, please keep on uploading your play. They are good references.
    I love court level camera angles. Thank you very much.
     
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  3. Govnor

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    I know this is a 5 year old thread, but I read this just after watching some of the latest vids and laughed quite a bit.

    Good luck with the ankle, that is a real bummer.
     
  4. jakeytennis

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    awesome forehand.
     
  5. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Yes. Some of the original posts stating Tony was a 4.0 were especially comical. :) BHBH
     
  6. dennis10is

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    No mid atlantic is much tougher Tony is almost 4.5 if he lives in Florida.
     
  7. TomT

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    dennis, are we hitting tomorrow?
     
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    is this gonna be video recorded?
     
  9. TomT

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    Oh yeah. I can't guarantee the quality, but at least some of it will be recorded. Will presumably get a call from Dennis some time tomorrow. Will trade slices with Dennis at my home court in Fort Lauderdale, and will subsequently edit and post to TT, while Dennis & company enjoy some matches at the Sony Open on Key Biscayne.
     
  10. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Tony, are you injured buddy? Best, BHBH
     
  11. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Wow! Sorry to hear about the bad MRI but glad to learn you are already moving at or near 100%. Take good care of it and don't get over-eager. It's very easy to re-injure it, even at your (youthful!) age!!!! :) ;) Best, BHBH
     
  12. TonLars

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    Thanks BHBH! Im good to go and moving well again, just need to keep wearing a brace anytime im doing something and hopefully will not have a bad roll again anytime soon. First tournament of the year begins next weekend. Hope you are doing well!
     
  13. maggmaster

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    Money opens this year?
     
  14. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Finally healthy after nearly 3 years of nagging this and that injuries. Feels great! :) Good luck with your tournaments. Best, BHBH
     
  15. HunterST

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    Keep us updated on the tournaments! Always fun rooting for tonlars at the tournaments this time of year.
     
  16. onehandbh

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    Ditto!

    It would be awesome if TW would sponsor you to play futures
    in exchange for your blogging like they've done with a
    couple other players. You've certainly been a really
    positive contributor to the boards in both your
    conduct and also your sharing of your journey towards
    improving your tennis. Pretty sure you'd be able do
    some damage in the tournaments.
     
  17. HunterST

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    That's a good idea. If Tonlars is interested, we should make that a thread topic somewhere and get people to post in support.
     
  18. arche3

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    Ttw sponsor tonlars! My vote is yes!
    I promise to buy all tennis stuff from tw.
     
  19. yonexpurestorm

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    id vote for it, but im not sure what TW would get out of it since we are already on their website.
     
  20. GRANITECHIEF

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    We could invite our non TT friends to check out the blog, then they would buy copious amounts of goods from TW.
     
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  21. TonLars

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    Thanks guys, I really appreciate your encouragement! Im planning to play prize money open events, and if possible a futures tournament or 2, but I dont usually do those due to the cost factor with them being further away, drawn out longer and paying out much less. I would love to do it as much as possible however. I see a thread was made about this so Ill write in there, really nice of you guys so thank you
     
  22. maggmaster

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    Did you ever end up getting an ATP point before?
     
  23. onehandbh

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    Here's the thread I made to show your support for a TW sponsorship:

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=460499


     
  24. BounceHitBounceHit

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    I've added my thoughts................ ;) BHBH
     
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    More videos please! :)
     
  26. onehandbh

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    Thanks! With friends like you, who cares about your enemies.
     
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    any updates?
     
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  29. Hey Tony!
    What is up with you now, are you any closer to that atp point, or are you moving further away from getting it?

    I know you were very very close in 2012! Anyway wishing you the best with it!
     
  30. Topspin Shot

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    Keep up the hard work, Tony! We all support you!
     
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    Nice vid Duy, thanks for sharing! My arm is feeling even better now and so I don't have to slice backhands quite so much. Pretty much back to normal. See you out at the Winnipeg futures in August!
     
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    Hey TonLars, I'm a big fan of your game and your goals and acco
    plishments and am wishing you luck in chasing your dream :)
     
  34. caugas

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    Great stuff. You are legit. Thought your 2012 SAS footage was legit
     
  35. HunterST

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    Nice to hear you're playing a future's event! Keep us updated.
     
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    Manitoba open
     
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    seems tony won against 1st seed ( ranked around 1,400 ) 6-2 6-4 in 2nd round qualies and into main draw wow good luck in r1
     
  41. FuturesPlayer

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    Huge 1st round match tomorrow for Tony. Been following his progress for a while now.

    It is probably his best chance ever of getting a point. He is playing a 19 yo wildcard who has never had an ATP point.

    The scores can be followed live on the ITF website, not sure about streaming.

    Best of luck Tony!
     
  42. TonLars

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    Thanks man! Big day today, playing to get the ATP point against a familiar opponent and friend. Hope to get it done
     
  43. joesucks

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    Tony, good luck! community is cheering for you.
     
  44. Captain Ron

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    Tony, Good luck!
     
  45. FuturesPlayer

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    Tony is 6-2 2-6 0-3 down.

    Cmon Tony, grind, grind!
     
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    Tony retires 3-0 down in the third set.
    Hard luck Tony! :)
    I know you are probably very disappointed but could we get a post from you and your thoughts on the match?

    Even though you haven't got the point yet, your journey has inspired me a great deal! Keep on grinding!
     
  47. gmatheis

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    Best of luck Tony!
     
  48. sientelo

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    love your cross court backhand, also very jealous of your second serve. That thing jumps high. And I like the way your playing tennis wearing a football T shirt :)
     
  49. arche3

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    Oh, saw Tony got hurt in other thread. Bad luck man
     
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  50. Topspin Shot

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    What? Oh no. Sorry Tony, and best of luck recovering.
     

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