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Billie Jean King Joins WTCA Conference NYC 2019 Lineup

Since its formation in 2015, one of the main pillars of the WTCA has been to be an advocate for the sport of women’s tennis. Within the sport, there is perhaps no bigger advocate than Billie Jean King, who transformed women’s tennis throughout the course of her...

The 5 R’s That Will Make You a Better Mover | Dave Bailey

Becoming an expert in any field takes thousands of hours of deliberate practice and study. Dave Bailey of Bailey Tennis Footwork has certainly devoted countless time and effort to becoming the leading professional in footwork training for tennis players, researching...

The Best Ways to Recover After Injury | Laura Legoupil

Aside from those who are extremely lucky, injury is a hurdle the majority of tennis players will have to overcome at some point throughout their careers. However, the recovery process is far more complex than most athletes realize. Laura Legoupil, a physiotherapist...

Choosing the Right Drills for Success | Jorge Capestany

Jorge Capestany has made quite a name for himself in the tennis world. Just a few of his many accolades include Master Professional with the USPTA, International Master Professional with the PTR, six-time Michigan Pro of the Year, and USPTA Midwest Hall of Fame...

Collaborative Coaching | Paul Annacone

Paul Annacone is no stranger to the grandest stage of tennis. As a player, he won a Grand Slam doubles title of his own. As a coach, he has worked with some of the greatest athletes in the game, including Pete Sampras, Roger Federer, Tim Henman and Sloane Stephens. As...

The WTCA – Past, Present, and Future

Before the WTCA grew into a network of over 58,000 people from across the globe, it was a simple idea created during a casual conversation between two  friends. When CEO Sarah Stone was on holiday in Australia, she and a close friend chatted about a noticeable...

Fighting for Equality & Giving Back | Judy Dalton

While there is still a long way to go, there is no denying that women have made great strides towards equality within the sport of tennis. Of course, the turning point towards equality was the iconic moment when the ‘Original 9’ signed the one-dollar contracts with...

Low-FODMAP Diets for Tennis Performance | Dr. Rachel Pauls

When it comes to match preparation, one of the most crucial, yet often neglected tools for peak performance is nutrition. Fortunately, we live in a day in age where nutritional science is readily available at our fingertips with the simple push of a button. However,...

Mastering the First Step | Dr. Mark Kovacs

Without a doubt, one of the most important movement on the tennis court is a player’s first step. In fact, the majority of movements a player will make encompass a range of less than five feet. According to performance physiologist and coach Dr. Mark Kovacs, in order...

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