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How to Concentrate and Achieve FOCUS

written by pro tennis coach Jay Davern If you REALLY put your mind to it you will be far more successful in whatever you do. The biggest problem for every tennis player is that they are NOT trained and skilled enough in the most important aspect of tennis, the mental game. The first step for you to take in your OnCourt Advantage mental skills training program is to realise that concentration is ...

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Australian Open 2016 Schedule

The tournament schedule for the 2016 Australian Open tennis championships is listed below to make it easier for you to buy your Australian Open tennis tickets, watch or follow this tournament. The schedule includes the dates, what time play commences for each session and which round of the singles draws are being played each day. The 2016 Australian Open tickets will be available to the general public tomorrow from 7am to ...

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Professional Tennis Coach in Singapore: Jay Davern

Jay Davern - Tennis Coaching Profile Jay is an Australian tennis coach in Singapore who possesses 25 years of tennis coaching experience (11 of the past 15 years coaching full-time in Hong Kong and Singapore). He is a fully qualified tennis coaching professional under Tennis Australia. Email info@OnCourtAdvantage.com or text +65 9830 2678 to book your tennis lessons. Read reviews about Jay's coaching here-> customer feedback. Jay is one of the world’s most qualified ...

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Roland Garros 2016 Schedule

The tournament schedule for the 2016 Roland Garros tennis championships is listed below to make it easier for you to buy your Roland Garros tennis tickets, watch or follow this tournament. The schedule includes the dates, what time play commences for each session and which round of the singles draws are being played each day. The 2016 Roland Garros tickets will be available to the general public to purchase in February 2016. ...

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Tennis Lessons Singapore

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Who will the next men and women be to win a maiden Grand Slam singles title be? Will any of the next generation of WTA and ATP stars win three or more Grand Slam singles titles as only Serena and Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have done?

I hope new players who possess great integrity (refraining from making excuses when they lose), who respect tennis itself and act in the best interests of the game are the ones who become the next multiple Grand Slam singles champions in both the women’s and men’s games.

I would love to see these new players frequently display their enjoyment of the game during matches, create their unique stamp on the game plus play points with far more variety in their passages of play including volleying and continue the grace of the single-handed backhand drive.

Roger Federer winner of the most Grand Slam singles titles in men’s tennis with 17 and equal second most prolific Rafael Nadal with 14 together with Novak Djokovic who has won five of the past 7 Grand Slam titles to own 11 have collectively won 38 of the past 44 Grand Slam singles titles since Rafa won his first in 2005 at Roland Garros. At the Masters 1000 level Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have won 44 of the past 55 Masters 1000 singles titles.

Federer turns 35 this August and won his last Grand Slam title almost 4 years ago at Wimbledon 2012. Nadal turns 30 during this year’s Roland Garros event, which also marks 2 years for Rafa without winning a Grand Slam singles title. Nadal has had increasingly more injury problems over the past 10 years. Last year was the first time in 11 years that he did not win a Grand Slam title and the first time he didn’t win a clay court title in the European clay court season.

Garbine Muguruza Wimbledon final 2015 babolat

Serena Williams is the winner of the most Grand Slam singles titles of the active WTA players with 21 and turns 35 this year. Venus Williams follows Serena with 7 with last win at 2008 Wimbledon already 35 years of age with another birthday in June. Maria Sharapova is next with 5 and considerably younger, the most recent being Roland Garros 2014, although her playing future uncertain at the moment. Furthermore, three of the past four women to win a Grand Slam singles title pretty much all retired immediately: Marion Bartoli Wimbledon 2013, Li Na Australian Open 2014 and Flavia Pennetta US Open 2015.

Pictured is 22-year-old Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain prepared for a forehand during Wimbledon 2015 where she won through to the final, fighting admirably all the way before being the runner-up to Serena Williams. The 1.82m Muguruza made the her first Grand Slam singles quarter final at Roland Garros in 2014 defeating Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 on the way then reached the same stage at Roland Garros in 2015. Can Muguruza make another huge stride this year and win a Grand Slam?

The Top 10 highest ranked WTA players aged 22 and under at the moment are:

4. Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) 22 year old – double-handed backhand
10. Belinda Benic (Switzerland) 19 years old – double-handed backhand
17. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 21 years old – double-handed backhand
24. Madison Keys (USA) 21 years old – double-handed backhand
27. Kristina Mladenovic (France) 22 years old – double-handed backhand
32. Daria Kasatkina (Russia) 18 years old – double-handed backhand
34. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) 21 years old – double-handed backhand
37. Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 18 years old – double-handed backhand
39. Daria Gavrilova (Australia) 22 years old – double-handed backhand
70. Timea Babos (Hungary) 22 years old – double-handed backhand

The Top 10 highest ranked ATP players aged 22 and under at the moment are:

15. Dominic Thiem (Austria) 22 year old – singled-handed backhand
20. Nick Kyrgios (Australia) 21 years old – double-handed backhand
40. Borna Coric (Croatia) 19 years old – double-handed backhand
49. Alexander Zverev (Germany) 19 years old – double-handed backhand
56. Lucas Pouille (France) 22 years old – double-handed backhand
63. Jiri Vesely (Czech) 22 years old – double-handed backhand
70. Taylor Fritz (USA) 18 years old – double-handed backhand
84. Hyeon Chung (Korea) 19 years old – double-handed backhand
89. Kyle Edmund (Great Britain) 21 years old – double-handed backhand
103. Yoshihito Nishioka (Japan) 20 years old – double-handed backhand

 

The IPTL final begins today at 4pm local time in Singapore between the two teams who finished in first and second place on the table standings after each of the five teams completed their eleven matches.

On Saturday 19 December the two finalists played each other in a preview to the final with the Singapore Slammers confirming their second place finish during the third set to relegate the UAE Royals to third place after their loss yesterday to the Philippine Mavericks on the final winner take-all point of their tie.

Yesterday the Singapore Slammers defeated the 2014 champions and current top placed team the Indian Aces 27 games to 21 from the 5 sets.

The Singapore Slammers team: Stan Wawrinka, Carlos Moya, Belinda Bencic, Karolina Pliskova, Nick Kyrgios, Dustin Brown and Marcelo Melo.

The Indian Aces team: Bernard Tomic, Fabrice Santoro, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Sania Mirza, Ivan Dodig and Rohan Bopanna.

If the lines-up remain unchanged then the Order of Play for the final:

Set 1- Men’s Legend Singles: Moya v Santoro (yesterday’s result was 6-2 Moya)
Set 2 – Men’s Singles: Wawrinka v Tomic (Wawrinka won 6-5 after trailing 2-5)
Set 3- Women’s Singles: Bencic v Kuznetsova (Bencic won 6-2)
Set 4- Mixed Doubles: Brown/Pliskova v Bopanna/Mirza (Bopanna/Mirza won 6-4)
Set 5 -Men’s Doubles: Melo/Kyrgios v Bopanna/Dodig (Bopanna/Dodig won 6-5)

The IPTL schedule of play for the Singapore leg of the league series commences on Friday 18 December. The Singapore IPTL matches continue in Saturday 19 December after which, the two finalists for the entire IPTL series will be decided. The final for the second year of this exhibition event will be held on Sunday 20 December starting at 4pm between the teams that finish in the first two places on the table standings after 19 December.

The Singapore IPTL schedule of play for Friday 18 December is the Japan Warriors versus the Philippine Mavericks at 4pm followed by the Singapore Slammers versus the UAE Royals at 7:30pm.

For Saturday 19 December the Singapore IPTL schedule of play is the Philippine Mavericks versus the UAE Royals at 4pm followed by the Singapore Slammers versus the Indian Aces at 7:30pm.

Novak Djokovic 2015 Australian Open Men's Singles Champion
The Australian Open gets underway next month and the world’s best tennis players will compete for the opportunity to win the first major title of 2016. Earlier this year, Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray in the final to claim his fifth Australian Open title.

In 2016, Djokovic will be seeking his fourth Grand Slam triumph in five events and the Serbian currently stands alone as the greatest player on the planet. At the time of writing, he’s the leading contender with the bookmakers and many who are providing betting tips on the tournament believe that Djokovic will cruise to victory – here’s why.

Djokovic is the number one player in the world and is almost unbeatable on his day. The Serbian star has won ten Grand Slam title in his career and will be looking to add to his growing collection as he attempts to cement his place as one of the top-rated players of all-time. In sport, nothing is a given but Djokovic will be quietly confident of succeeding in Melbourne.

Not only is Djokovic the favourite for success at the Australian Open, he will be expected to win at least three of the majors next year. In 2015, he won three but fell short in the French Open as Stanislas Wawrinka snatched victory. One of the most popular views for tennis ahead of next year will be for Djokovic to win all four Grand Slam events and punters will need to keep your eye on the ball for various offers and betting tips at Bookies’ website.

It will take a minor miracle for Djokovic to lose in Melbourne. The HEAD Tennis Facebook page and “Follow” @head_tennis on Twitter

Singapore tennis WTA Finals 2015 Lucie SafarovaOrder of Play for Wednesday 28 October at the WTA Finals 2015

The OOP for the fourth day of the WTA Finals in Singapore sets one singles and one doubles match matches between the two undefeated players/teams and the other between the players/teams yet to record their first victory at the 2015 WTA Finals.

Pictured is Lucie Safarova who is one of only two players to have qualified as both one of the best 8 singles players and doubles teams of 2015. Safarova won both the Australian Open and Roland Garros women’s doubles titles this year and was runner-up in the 2015 Roland Garros singles event.

For more details about the draw visit-> WTA Finals 2015 in Singapore Singles Draw.

The 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore Order of Play for Day 4 is:

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Garbine Muguruza at WTA Finals 2015 Singapore tennisThe WTA Finals in Singapore results yesterday mean every player and doubles team has played one match and for those who lost, male their next match do or die in terms of qualifying for Saturday’s semi finals. All results from Day 2 are listed below in the Order of Play (order of occurrence).

For all the details about who plays whom and how the draw works visit-> WTA Finals 2015 in Singapore Singles Draw. For the full tournament schedule of matches being played each day visit-> WTA Finals 2015 in Singapore Schedule of Play.

Pictured is Garbiñe Muguruza in her WTA Finals debut continuing to rock the WTA in her break out year having made the Wimbledon final and set a new career-high ranking at No.3 this week. Don’t miss seeing Mugurza challenge for the title this week, buy your tickets now-> WTA Finals 2015 tickets.

Chan Hao-Ching/Chan Yung-Jan [3] defeated [5] Caroline Garcia/Katarina Srebotnik 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Garbiñe Muguruza [2] defeated [7] Lucie Safarova 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Angelique Kerber [6] defeated [4] Petra Kvitova 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

Martina Hingis/Sania Mirza [1] defeated [6] Raquel Kop-Jones/Abigail Spears 6-4, 6-2

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Singapore tennis WTA Finals 2015 Simona HalepOrder of Play for Tuesday 27 October at the WTA Finals 2015

The OOP for the third day of the WTA Finals in Singapore sees the Red group playing both singles Round Robin matches and the White group playing both doubles matches. To see who plays whom and how the draw works visit-> WTA Finals 2015 in Singapore Singles Draw.

To see the schedule of which matches will be played each day for the entire week visit-> WTA Finals 2015 in Singapore Schedule of Play. For further details about the OOP every day of the tournament including finding out about when your favourite player/s will play visit-> WTA Finals 2015 in Singapore Order of Play. Here are the details you need to buy tickets-> WTA Finals 2015 tickets.

The 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore Order of Play for Day 3 is:

At 1pm: White – Bethanie Mattek-Sands/Lucie Safarova [2] v [3] Hao-Ching Chan/Yung-Jan Chan

Not before 3pm: Red – Agnieszka Radwanska [5] v [8] Flavia Pennetta

Not before 7:30pm: Red – Simona Halep [1] v [3] Maria Sharapova

followed by: White – Caroline Garcia/Katarina Srebotnik [5] v [8] Carla Suárez Navarro/Garbiñe Muguruza

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