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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...

WTCA Announces TennisPAL™ as Major Partner

At the WTCA, one of our primary goals is to build relationships and empower females within the coaching community. With that specific goal in mind, we are proud to announce an official partnership with TennisPAL™  app and their official coach platform TennisPAL™...

Thirty30 – Revolutionizing Tennis | Mark Milne

As years go by, societies and cultures are forced to evolve to keep up with the times. The same can be said about sports. Over time, certain rules and principles become outdated, and in order to refrain from becoming obsolete, sports simply have to adjust. According...

Keeping Girls in Tennis with Miss-Hits | Laura Middleton

Time and time again we hear about the statistic that girls are dropping out of tennis at an alarming rate, yet despite the reports, there have been few changes implemented to combat this issue – until now. Enter Judy Murray and Laura Middleton, who have created a...

WTCA Named PTR Partner of the Year

The WTCA is excited and honored to have been selected as the Professional Tennis Registry’s first-ever ‘Partner of the Year.’ WTCA Chair of the Board Anni Miller received the award on behalf of the WTCA at the 2019 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The WTCA and the...

Excelling in Foreign Territory and Beyond | Conrad Singh

Tennis coaching is a difficult career path in and of itself for a multitude of reasons. Now imagine coaching tennis in a completely new country in an entirely foreign language and culture with different expectations and rules. Not only has Grand Slam Master Coach...

A Legacy Beyond the Court | Rosie Casals

A few times in a generation, we are lucky enough to be introduced to athletes who not only transcend their sport, but transform it. Among those athletes is Rosemary “Rosie” Casals. Casals’ tennis career was illustrious not only on the court, but also through her fight...

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