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Recent Blog Posts
January 18, 2017
Many thanks to Jim Conti of Sportmode, Inc, the US arm of Gosen for sending some strings for inclusion in the IART String Characteristic Data. The strings added or updated are: Gosen Sidewinder 16 Gosen Sidewinder 17 Gosen Poly Professional 16 Gosen Poly Professional 17 As a reminder, the IART String Characteristic Data are a great resource when [see more]
January 16, 2017
Many players simply don’t know what to expect when they pick up their racquet(s), so this is an example of what to reject! This image is poor, but it gives you an idea of the lack of commitment, or understanding, or proficiency of the person that strung the racquet. If this is what they think [see more]
January 15, 2017
Without a doubt, one of the most critical things you will have to decide is how you choose to structure your business. In the United States, there are 6 basics choices, each having a different impact on things such as the taxes you will pay and whether or not your personal assets are protected in [see more]
January 14, 2017
As a tennis player, you are under siege by advertising for racquets, strings, shoes, bags, apparel, sports drinks and much, much, more! My question, and hopefully discussion, is “How Do You Decide”? Since the IART is dedicated to racquet preparation I will start there. Who, or what, influences your string selection? Advertising [see more]
More Blog Posts
- Federer Takes Another Step In Comeback January 18, 2017Roger Federer took another successful step in his highly-celebrated comeback on Wednesday at the Australian Open. The Swiss star prevailed past 20-year-old American Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(3) to reach the third round for the 18th consecutive year, every time Federer has played at Melbourne Park. The Swiss star hit 17 aces and won 82 […]
- Kei Nishikori's Dream Seflie January 18, 2017If given the chance for a dream selfie, some ATP World Tour pros might opt for pictures with other famous athletes, such as David Beckham or, if you're Nick Kyrgios, likely Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas. But not Kei Nishikori. Who would Nishikori want to take a selfie with? “Mickey,” he said on Wednesday after […]
- Birthday Girl Kerber Survives Witthoeft Blitz To AdvanceWorld No.1 Angelique Kerber survived another second-set hiccup on her 29th birthday to overcome Carina Witthoeft in straight sets at the Australian Open.
- Venus Cruises Comfortably Past Voegele In MelbourneFormer No.1 Venus Williams continued her progress at the Australian Open, moving into the third round in Melbourne for the 13th time in her career after a comfortable win over Stefanie Voegele.