Tennis Tips: From Beginner to Advanced

Improve your game with these tennis tips from some of the top coaches in the sport. Choose from our collection of instructional articles and videos to perfect your swing or take your abilities to the next level.

The Lost Art of Chip and Charge

The Lost Art of Chip and Charge

Although it's quickly becoming a lost art form on the pro tour, the chip and charge is an invaluable tool for keeping the pressure on your opponent. Learn how with these expert tips.

Read Your Opponent for the Early Advantage

Read Your Opponent for the Early Advantage

You can learn a lot about your opponent starting at the warm up. Here are four tips on what to look for early on for developing a winning game plan.

The Fundamentals of Return of Serve

The Fundamentals of Return of Serve

If you can't break when receiving serve, you're in for a very long day. Here's how to take an offensive approach to service returns.

Closing the Gap on Your Opponent's Serve

Closing the Gap on Your Opponent's Serve

Nobody likes to get caught reaching when returning serve. Here are tips on how to anticipate your opponent and take away the on-serve advantage.

10 Tips for Faster Serves

10 Tips for Faster Serves

In today's high-intensity game of speed and spin, your serve is your best offense. Here are 10 tips for serves with some ace-laced power.

7 Steps to a Better Slice Serve

7 Steps to a Better Slice Serve

The serve is the single most important shot in the game of tennis. Here are seven tips for a wide slice serve that can help secure match point.

Securing Wins With Return of Serve

Securing Wins With Return of Serve

When on the defensive, it helps to have a game plan. Here are winning strategies for one of the least-practiced shots in tennis: the return of serve.

The Importance of Serves and Returns

The Importance of Serves and Returns

If you can't serve and you can't return, you can't play. It doesn't matter how well you hit ground strokes or volley; you need to be able to start the point effectively in order to be successful.

Master the Serve - From Beginner to Advanced

Master the Serve - From Beginner to Advanced

Let's face facts, if you can't serve, you can't play. It takes practice, but it also takes the right frame of mind in order to master serving.

5 Steps to a Better Kick Serve

In tennis, you're only as good as your second serve. Keep your opponent on the defensive with your ultimate secret weapon: the kick serve.

Federer's Serve: A Model of Perfection

Federer's Serve: A Model of Perfection

Roger Federer's serve may not have the m.p.h. of other pros, but if you were to pick one service motion as a template for improving your serve, look to Roger.

The Secrets of Andy Roddick's Rocket Serve

The Secrets of Andy Roddick's Rocket Serve

Take a closer look at Andy Roddick's non-traditional technique for ways to make your first serve an ace.

Tennis Drill: Serve and Volley Crosscourt

This drill works on both serving accuracy and return accuracy. By limiting the area to play with, the players must learn to concentrate. Using competition also helps to keep the players motivated and working hard.

Tennis Drill: Serving to Cones

Repetition is outstanding practice for serving. This drill works on developing muscle memory for improved stroke accuracy and pace.

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