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  1. How to pack Your Tennis Bag

    How to pack Your Tennis Bag

    If you're a professional player, you'll know that packing is a key tennis skill, like serving and returning. The sport's biggest stars understand that preparing for a match doesn't just involve being physically and mentally ready to play your best tennis. It also means packing

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  2. How to wash tennis shoes

    How to wash tennis shoes

    Why would a tennis player ever need an old toothbrush?  

    If you want to get the best out of your HEAD tennis shoes - and also wish to look your best on the court - you must clean and care for your footwear. That's where the old toothbrush comes in (more about

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  3. Alexis Pinturault wins the Parallel Slalom in Lech/Zürs
    Alexis Pinturault Winner Lech Worldcup

    Alexis Pinturault wins the Parallel Slalom in Lech/Zürs

    After 26 years, the Alpine Ski World Cup returns to Vorarlberg, the home of HEAD. And the HEAD World Cup Rebels celebrate the return in style - victory for Alexis Pinturault and two third places for Alexander Schmid and Lara Gut-Behrami in the Parallel races in Lech/Zürs.

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  4. IAM Membrane
    IAM Membrane

    IAM Membrane

    After extensive trials and testing with the existing membranes, the development team at HEAD Sportswear came to the conclusion that while there are many good solutions out there, none 100% fulfill the specific requirements of HEAD Sportswear. With this challenge in mind, we at HEAD Sportswear precisely evaluated the existing solutions. Based on the skier’s requirements we developed our own membrane – the IAM Membrane (Intelligent Apparel Membrane).

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  5. HEAD World Cup Rebels - the race for crystal and precious metals begins!
    HEAD World Cup Rebels - the race for crystal and precious metals begins!

    HEAD World Cup Rebels - the race for crystal and precious metals begins!

    As is tradition, the new season of the Alpine Ski World Cup opens on the 17th and 18th of October with the men's and women's Giant Slalom events in Sölden. Due to Corona, however, it will be an exceptional winter. A total of 39 men's and 35 women's events are scheduled, headlined by the World Championship in Cortina d'Ampezzo in February. The HEAD World Cup Rebels want to show right from the start that the path to victory can again only lead through them this season.

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  6. Trust, Purity & Momentum – HEAD's new Racing Collection made by Aksel Lund Svindal
    Trust, Purity & Momentum – HEAD's new Racing Collection made by Aksel Lund Svindal

    Trust, Purity & Momentum – HEAD's new Racing Collection made by Aksel Lund Svindal

    The new HEAD Racing Collection bears the signature of one of the greatest alpine skiing athletes of all time. Aksel Lund Svindal has been closely involved in the development of the new design from the very beginning. The result is a collection that reflects the Norwegian athlete's racing DNA: Trust, Purity & Momentum - three keywords that were particularly important to Aksel Lund Svindal when implementing HEAD's new Racing Collection.

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  7. How to improve your tennis mental game
    How to improve your tennis mental game

    How to improve your tennis mental game

    You are leading by a set and a break, and have just hit a clean winner to set up three match points. Serving for the match, you suddenly become nervous and hit a double fault, followed by another. Your heart rate goes up and your mind goes foggy. An hour later, you walk off the court as the loser. 

    Sounds familiar? 

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  8. Extreme Racquets Review
    Extreme Racquets Review

    Extreme Racquets Review

    Experts around the world have tested all Extreme models on the court and their verdict is clear: you have to give it a try. 

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  9. How to measure Your Tennis Grip Size

    How to measure Your Tennis Grip Size

    Whether you're Novak Djokovic, Coco Gauff, a club player or new to tennis, the correct grip size lets you get the most out of your tennis racquet.

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  10. Marin ČILIĆ signs long-term contract for HEAD apparel and footwear
    Marin ČILIĆ signs long-term contract for HEAD apparel and footwear

    Marin ČILIĆ signs long-term contract for HEAD apparel and footwear

    HEAD, the global sports performance brand has signed a new long-term contract with 2014 US Open champion Marin ČILIĆ, extending the successful relationship into two new categories: Apparel and Footwear.

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  11. Top 9 - The Evolution of Tennis Video Games
    Top 9 - The Evolution of Tennis Video Games

    Top 9 - The Evolution of Tennis Video Games

    Here's a look through some of the most notable tennis games in history, and also some recent releases: 

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  12. What does it take to become a professional tennis player?
    What does it take to become a professional tennis player?

    What does it take to become a professional tennis player?

    Applicants for the position of a top ten tennis player – especially those who want to stay in the job for more than a few months – should have the following attributes.

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  13. The Essence of the US Open
    The Essence of the US Open

    The Essence of the US Open

    NEW YORK – If you position yourself in just the right spot inside the gargantuan Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open, you can hear the squeal of the No. 7 subway line from a few hundred yards away on the old elevated tracks that weave through the Queens borough of New York City.

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  14. Tennis Racquet Stringing - False Economy by Tennis Players
    Tennis Racquet Stringing - False Economy by Tennis Players

    Tennis Racquet Stringing - False Economy by Tennis Players

    My strings are fine for another few months – I paid good money for them, they’re lasting, so what’s the problem?

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  15. Grass Tennis Courts
    Grass Tennis Courts

    Grass Tennis Courts

    For some, it’s the true surface for tennis. For others, it’s better used for cows. But one thing remains true – there are few finer sights in sport than the sight of world class tennis being played on grass.

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  16. Clay Tennis Courts
    Clay Tennis Courts

    Clay Tennis Courts

    For as long as anyone can remember, the European spring has meant clay-court tennis, when the mudlarks of the tennis world have their moment in the sun.

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  17. Ready? Play … at home: How tennis has shifted to a game you can play literally anywhere

    Ready? Play … at home: How tennis has shifted to a game you can play literally anywhere

    ‘OK,’ Andy Murray says, leaning down to peer into the camera with his wife Kim by his side. ‘We’re calling on everyone in the tennis community to try the 100-volley challenge.’

     

    It’s early April and the professional

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  18. The Tennis Wall - A perfect practice partner who just can`t miss
    The Tennis Wall - A perfect practice partner who just can`t miss

    The Tennis Wall - A perfect practice partner who just can`t miss

    On a bright Montana morning in the summer of 1999, I had just watched Andre Agassi on TV as he came from two-sets-to-love down to capture the French Open and complete the rare feat of winning all four majors, known as a career Grand Slam.

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  19. Who was Philippe Chatrier?
    Who was Philippe Chatrier?

    Who was Philippe Chatrier?

    Not often is a sports stadium named after an administrator, but the Philippe Chatrier Court at the Stade Roland Garros is there because of the man whose name it carries, a man who was possibly the most influential tennis administrator of the last century.

     

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  20. Grass court tennis competition
    Grass court tennis competition

    Grass court tennis competition

    Looking at the beautifully manicured lawns of in South London, Stuttgart and other grass court venues, it’s hard to think tennis on grass could ever have had a crisis. But it did, and you could say it’s celebrating 25 years of getting through it.

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  21. Hard court tennis - deconstructing the hard court
    Colourful differnt layers of an hard court surface

    Hard court tennis - deconstructing the hard court

    It has been almost 40 years since the US Open made the switch from grass (via three years on green clay) to hard courts, a move that changed tennis for good.

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  22. How to choose a tennis racquet in 10 steps
    7 Head tennis racquets on hard court

    How to choose a tennis racquet in 10 steps

    Believe it or not, there are many factors to be taken into consideration when it comes to choosing. Use this guide to find the tennis racquet that best suits your game.

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  23. How to Choose Your Tennis Strings
    tennis racquet with a tennis strings on top

    How to Choose Your Tennis Strings

    As important as the tennis racquet itselfthe strings are a crucial element of every player’s game.

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  24. HEAD acquires Zoggs
    HEAD acquires Zoggs

    HEAD acquires Zoggs

    HEAD is pleased to announce the acquisition of Zoggs, the world-class swim brand famous for its goggles, swimwear and equipment!

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