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Dubai 2010 Women’s Major Tournament

February 13, 2010 Singapore Tennis Lessons 2

The 2nd Major Tournament on the WTA Tour in 2010 is the Dubai Open. This year Dubai is called the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. Dubai is one of the most important tournaments on the WTA Tour because it is one of only 5 Premier FIVE events. To put it into perspective in terms of […]

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LEARN from these Images #3

October 1, 2009 Singapore Tennis Lessons 0

This is the 3rd part of our visual learning series. The photographs chosen at OnCourt Advantage are carefully selected to ensure they have great value for you to learn from and improve your game. We have made it much faster and easier for you see our photos by providing links to them. Basically, now you have a photo directory with a […]

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US Open 2009 Women’s Seeding

August 27, 2009 Singapore Tennis Lessons 0

In a Grand Slam event like the US Open the top 32 ranked players are seeded. This ensures that the seeded players cannot player each other until the 3rd round. A Grand Slam tournament main draw for the singles event consists of 128 players. After the 1st two rounds are […]

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Women Battle for Rogers Cup in Toronto

August 18, 2009 Singapore Tennis Lessons 0

photo credit:bourgol The 7th Major Tournament on the WTA Tour this year is the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Canada. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the WTA Tour  because it is a Premier FIVE event. The Rogers Cup is the 4th of only 5 Premier Five events to be held […]

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Comeback Kim at Cincy Open, USA

August 12, 2009 Singapore Tennis Lessons 0

photo credit:Mercurier Kim Clijsters is making her comeback to the WTA Tour at the Western & Southern Financial Group tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Clijsters was a former World No.1 and won the US Open singles title in 2005. The Belgian was runner-up in 4 Grand Slam singles finals and won […]

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Understanding Women’s Tennis Rankings #1

August 6, 2009 Singapore Tennis Lessons 2

photo credit:Mercurier Pictured above is Amelie Mauresmo’s beautiful one handed backhand drive. Mauresmo is in the very early stage of her forward swing before impact with the ball. The French woman was the 15th of only 19 woman to hold the world No.1 ranking since the WTA ranking system began on 3 November, 1975. The Sony Ericsson WTA […]

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WTA Major Tournament #6: Cincinnati, USA

August 4, 2009 Singapore Tennis Lessons 1

photo credit:bourgol The Women’s Tour event in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA is now one of the major tournaments on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour after being upgraded since 2008. In 2009 the total prize money is 2 million US dollars up from 175,000 US dollars. Cincinnati is now a major tournament because it is […]