The US Open is just days away (I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait!). Working at TW is always fun during the tournaments because we all have our favorites and are glued to the matches, so of course I wanted to know who the playtesters were picking to win it all this year! Check out their answers and let us know who you pick to win it all this year at Flushing Meadows!
Become a champion like Andy Murray by following our 4 important steps for preparing for a tournament! Photo courtesy of Cynthia Lum.
Summer usually means good weather and more tennis tournaments! I’ve been competing my fair share this summer, and as I get ready for my next tournament, I want to share with you a few of the most important things to focus on when getting ready for a competition. If you do these things, you’ll give yourself the best chance to perform at your highest level and have the most fun when you hit the courts…
The first and seemingly most obvious aspect of preparing for a tournament is practicing beforehand. Make sure to get plenty of high-quality hitting sessions with many different styles of players, because you never know what type of player you’ll face in the tournament. You could face all kinds of opponents that may be awkward to play (lefties, pushers, serve and volleyers, etc.), and you want to know how to handle each and every one of them. If you vary up your practice partners, you’ll naturally learn to adapt to different styles of play.
We just got our hands on the newest stuff from the men’s Fall adidas line and are excited to show you some of the new apparel! Move over Andy Murray, our very own playtester Andy had a chance to try on and check out this new line. We picked a few of our favorites to share with you. Continue reading →