“People don’t seem to understand that it’s a damn war out there”
Haarhuis sliced the first serve to the deuce court out wide, but Connors had picked it up early and lunged a double-fisted backhand winner straight down the line. The crowd erupted with Connors, punching the air as he danced to the ad court, eyes bulging. Look at the way Rafa punches the air now in EXACTLY THE SAME WAY.
As a coach, there’s a million bits of feedback you can give when a player makes a mistake – bad luck (unimaginative and is it really down to luck?), don’t do this (but I already did it so what can I do about it now?) or something worse (“miss this one and you’re running laps/doing pushups”).
Armed with a rapier-like one-handed backhand “Budgie” once, embarassingly for the AIS, beat all the top Australian juniors (including Woodbridge, Fromberg and Stoltenberg) at a satellite tournament in Warrandyte. Leo coached Budgie to the first round of the Australian Open before a back injury cut down his hopes of a professional playing career which, until then, seemed likely.
Wilson Global Ultra Demo Tour (AUS) – Eaglemont Tennis Club Come and join the Wilson Global ULTRA Demo Day at Eaglemont Tennis Club, test the new Wilson ULTRA racquets, have fun and win cool prizes including a Wilson ULTRA POWER PACK and a chance to meet Gael Monfils at the Australian Open. You can also participate in the ULTRA Challenge. Sign up for this special event […]
SEN 1116 Interview “The First Serve” radio interview with Shane Scrutton & Jemma Carbis (July 30 2017) Brett Phillips from SEN 1116’s “The First Serve” tennis radio program interviews outstanding Eaglemont Tennis Club junior Jemma Carbis and her coach Shane Scrutton from Yarra Tennis Coaching about her rise to the top of junior tennis. […]
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