Is Your Child Ready?

The joy of early tennis success is exciting. It can happen more frequently for female players’ as females develop physically faster. Some  young players can match the power of female pros early on. When an adolescent is athletically talented and committed to her sport, demonstrating dominance in her age group Read more…

Untold Athletes

Bay Area local tennis stand-out David Ball took his tennis talents to BYU three years ago. 2020 was to be Ball’s senior year which like most American athletes have been shuttered by the Coronavirus pandemic. Although the NCAA will allow some senior year athlete’s an opportunity to return to play Read more…

Low Expectations/High Performance Standards

Courtney Nguyen,  Senior Writer, WTA Insider interviews Daria Abramowicz, a mental performance coach who works with newly minted 2020 French Open Women’s Winner, 19 year old, Iga Swiatek. Swiateck is a very talented player who has worked with Abramowicz for the past two years. Interview bullet points: 1) The younger Read more…

Osaka, Focusing On What It Takes To Win

WTA Insider Podcast, senior writer Courtney Nguyen chats with Naomi Osaka, who recently won the U.S.Open Women’s final. Through her victory, 22 year old Osaka, becomes the first women in 25 years to win a U.S. Open final after losing the first set. This was Osaka’s second U.S. Open title Read more…

Melinda Harrison – Personal Next

Melinda Harrison was on the national swim team for Canada and participated in the 1984 Olympics. Since those competitive athletic years she has built a career outside of sports as a professional ICF, PCC Level Executive Coach and facilitator. Many highly accomplished people after achieving a major success or realizing Read more…

Questions for Nick Kyrgios

Australian tennis talent Nick Kyrgios joined the ATP tour in 2013 and in 2018 reached a ranking of #13.  Kyrgios is known for moments of tennis brilliance when focused and playing well. He has a large base of support from fans and players.  Kyrgios is equally known for struggling with Read more…