Category Archives: Topics of Conversation

tennis court conversations

Ball machine or hitting wall?

I get asked all of the time which is the best – a ball machine or a hitting wall.   I always give the same answer. A wall is best if you are just trying to warm up before a match, have large classes of beginners or you don’t want to dedicate a court to a…

Why not clay courts – for college tennis?

Growing up playing clay court tennis it has always bothered me that collegiate tennis is only played on asphalt/hard surface tennis courts.  Football and baseball fields can be grass or synthetic and that is acceptable.  Beyond the fact that I think colleges/schools should have an home court advantage, I also believe that clay tennis helps…

Category Archives: Topics of Conversation

tennis court conversations

Ball machine or hitting wall?

I get asked all of the time which is the best – a ball machine or a hitting wall.   I always give the same answer. A wall is best if you are just trying to warm up before a match, have large classes of beginners or you don’t want to dedicate a court to a…

Why not clay courts – for college tennis?

Growing up playing clay court tennis it has always bothered me that collegiate tennis is only played on asphalt/hard surface tennis courts.  Football and baseball fields can be grass or synthetic and that is acceptable.  Beyond the fact that I think colleges/schools should have an home court advantage, I also believe that clay tennis helps…