1. C

    Looking for people to play with in Emerald Coast/PCB

    Now that my work is letting us travel again, I will be in the Port St Joe/Panama City, FL area for the first two weeks of May. As such I want to stay on court as much as possible. I'm a guy, average 4.0 NTRP, I play singles/doubles/mixed and am just looking to get in some tennis while...
  2. Tennis Aloha

    Tug of War

    Have you ever played Tug of War in tennis? It's a great way to play singles points without the hassle of keeping both yours and your partner's score. Also it is fun because a game could take 5 minutes, or it could take an hour. The game starts at "5". Player A is trying to get to 0 and...
  3. J

    Shoes for shin splints

    I have been playing tennis in a pair of running shoes and have been having bed shin splints after playing. I play on hard courts only. My play style varies depending on my opponent. Against weaker opponents I tend to look to serve and volley and attack the net a lot while against better...
  4. J

    Over grip Turning Green

    I use white Wilson Pro Overgrip and instead of the overgrip changing to a dirty brown color it changes to a dark green color. Not sure that this is necessarily a tennis question but hoping someone would know why this happens.
  5. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Tecnifibre TF40 305 16x19

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: What a great month for a playtest! We have a limited number of Tecnfibre TF40 305 16x19s available to playtest. We also have two grip sizes available- 2 and 3. This playtest is open to USA Talk Tennis members only. VERY IMPORTANT: Playtesters will be required to...
  6. David Le

    What’s your racquet(s) set up/specs?

    I’m not too sure if there’s a thread on this, but oh well. What’s your set up/specs for your racquet(s)? Here’s mine: 2018 Yonex Vcore 98 GB 305g (1 out of the 6) Weight: 350g strung 16L @45lbs with 16g total of lead @12 and blu-tac under buttcap, OG, and dampener SW: ? RA: 64 Balance: ?
  7. Andy Wang

    Which Dunlop Racquet is this?

    Hello, I was watching a youtube video and was curious to try and figure out which Dunlop racquet the person is using. Sadly, these were the best screenshots I could take: Link to picture Another picture
  8. C

    Switching Racquets

    Hello my friends, I am wheelin to switch racquets at the moment. I still use my Wilson Hyper Carbon Pro Staff 5.0 (16x20), which is excellent. In fact, i am starting to feel it a bit heavy now that I am nearly 36 yo. I made up my mind and will acquire a new tf 40 305g, but my main concern is...
  9. C

    Serve Instructors Saying the Words "Internal Shoulder Rotation"

    1) Videos of serve instructors, coaches, etc. saying the words "Internal Shoulder Rotation". "Medial Shoulder Rotation" is the same joint motion in many other counties. 2) Written instructions by serve instructors, coaches, etc. using the words "Internal Shoulder Rotation". "Medial Shoulder...
  10. Aabye5

    Anyone for tennis?

    Excluding all things Djokovic-vaccines-AustralianGovernment....what is one thing you are look forward to in the world of tennis? For me, it's Molcan v. Ruusuvuori. Neither player is ranked very high, but both played some great tennis in 2021.
  11. Y

    Solinco Tour Bite vs Yonex Poly Tour Drive

    Hey guys! I play with my Yonex Vcore 95 (2018) with Solinco tour bite at 45 lbs, and as much as of pain it is to string it up I love it! Recently, I came across a similar-looking string for a cheaper price, that being the Yonex PTD. I was wondering what the playability duration would be like...
  12. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Yonex EZONE Racquet 2022

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: Happy holidays! We are very excited to offer our first racquet playtest of 2022. We have a limited number of an upcoming Yonex EZONE racquet launching early next year in two head sizes- 98 and 100. Both are available in a grip size 2. This playtest is open to USA...
  13. M

    Looking for 5.0/5.5 Player for Tennis Film/Photo Shoot in Houston Area

    Looking for 5.0/5.5 Player for Tennis Commercial/Photo Shoot in the Houston Area in January. Paid.
  14. D

    Why pickleball is killing tennis

  15. B

    Recommended Racket for Aggressive Baseliner (Advanced)

    Hi guys, Im looking to purchase a new racket and as the title suggests, my game style is an aggressive baseliner who enjoys taking big cuts at the ball and going for a lot of shots on both wings. Generally have a big serve, playing a lot of +1 and short points. I’m coming from the Angell TC 97...
  16. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse: Head Boom MP (Prototype 2021) Racquet

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: You got this! We are very excited to offer a playtest on a new racquet offering from Head. This playtest is open to USA Talk Tennis members only. Note: Grip size 4 3/8" only. Each prototype racquet is shipped strung. It will also be shipped with one set of Head...
  17. MaxTennis

    Remember the date. August 28, 2021. Infiltrating the Island: MaxTennis vs J011yroger

    Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for. The matchup you’ve all been clamoring to see. Tiger vs Mickelson? Think bigger. Frazier vs Ali? Think better. Federer vs Nadal? Okay, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves, but it’s close to that ;) August 28, 2021. The day the Earth...
  18. C

    Observe how far away you can locate an incoming ball? POLL

    How far away can you locate the ball from an incoming ground stroke? We are trying to get information on when the ball can no longer be located due to its speed and limitations of the eye & brain. Please go out on the court to observe a few better paced incoming ground strokes. Hit the ball...
  19. Bender

    Best compliment you've received

    Time to share your proudest stories. What's the best compliment you've received as a player? Yesterday night a guy I hit with for an hour said that returning my groundstrokes was like "getting punched in the face over and over".
  20. Eddie G

    Handling Short Balls

    My greatest achilles heel has been short balls. Specifically identifying whether a ball is gonna be short so I can advance into the court to hit it. My normal position is usually about 2 1/2 feet away from the baseline. Have any of you more experienced players cracked the code on identifying...
  21. Raul_SJ

    Rafa Will Have To Beat Djoker And Tsitsipas Back To Back. Not An Easy Task!

    Preventing Rafa from reaching #21 is almost as good as winning the tournament for The Djoker. Djoker will have to make Rafa really battle so Rafa has nothing left in the tank for the Final.
  22. T

    improving utr - possible?

    if I have roughly utr 7 right now (9th grade) is it possible to increase that to a 10 utr in 1 year and from there go to a high 12 or low 13 when I graduate high school and get recruited to a good d1 tennis program? I know I haven't provided a lot of details, I am just asking if this would be...
  23. I

    Astrological Signs

    I have taken extensive research in the pro tennis community and have come to the conclusion that there is a correlation between the zodiac sign and mental attributes that are beneficial to tennis whether it is learning and/or playing. Through various experiments and scientific observations, my...
  24. I

    Astrological Signs

    I have taken extensive research in my local tennis community and have come to the conclusion that there is a correlation between the zodiac sign and mental attributes that are beneficial to tennis whether it is learning, teaching, or playing. Through various experiments and scientific...
  25. 3virgul14

    Tennis & Holidays in the times of Covid?

    Yes , still possible. There are still wonderful options : Dreaming about a tennis holiday right next to the sea? We know the coronavirus makes traveling complicated at the moment, but hopefully, better days will come soon and you can book any of the following destinations. A real Tennis Freak...
  26. M

    East Bay Area Tennis

    Hi - I'll be in the Point Richmond / Berkley, CA area for about the first two weeks of March. I'm looking to play with locals and also potentially take some lessons and/or join some clinics while in the area. I'm a 4.0/4.5ish player. Any recommendations for finding hitting partners or...
  27. C

    Video Comparisons of Your Strokes to Pros, Single Frame on Forum

    Copy the instructions below with videos or substitute other videos, especially compilations & model players, and insert your stroke video. You can copy the entire post below but the videos do not copy & paste. Copy and paste each video by clicking on the video and "Copy URL" or Copy URL at...
  28. Rafa4LifeEver

    Will it be a hat-trick of hunting down the WTF champ at the AO?

    Hello lovely ladies and Gentlemen, Carl here. First of all, lemme define Hat-Trick for you In sport of cricket, hat-trick is termed as an achievement for bowler when he/she dismisses the wickets of 3 batsmen off 3 consecutive deliveries. Now...
  29. forehandsonly

    Which players would favour the new 2021 schedule

    Do you think the new schedule and delayed Aussie Open favours any paticular players ?
  30. rchjr2091

    Question on prescription glasses

    So father time has stuck. I started struggling reading my texts and got a eye exam. I needed glasses. 20/40 was she told me my eye sight now was . The doctor ordered me new glasses to wear. They just arrived in the mail. I see much better with them on but I'm not quite sure I can use them on the...