Tennis Tips

Dear Abby

How do I defend against someone bringing me into the net, and then lobbing me?  Signed, Anita Plan Dear Anita, When executed properly, the drop shot/lob combo is tough to defend. We see this tricky combo utilized in singles and doubles. One of the best strategies to combat the drop shot/lob combo is to embrace…

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Pros and Cons of Court Surfaces in Covered Tennis Courts

The surface of an indoor tennis court is important to the game as it can affect how the ball bounces, the way players hit the ball and can either play to a person’s strength or weakness, even at the professional level. A large selection of surface materials is available when deciding where to play at…

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Dear Abby

Would my partner and I ever play I-formation to the deuce side? It seems we always practice to the ad side. Signed, Ima Confused Dear Ima, Thank you for the great question. Here at Elysium, our strategy is to match up our strengths to our opponent’s weaknesses. By primarily teaching I-formation from the ad side, we…

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How To Sign Your Child Up For Their First Junior Tennis Tournament

If you have a child who loves to play tennis, he or she may enjoy being competitive and participating in a junior tennis tournament. Several of these tournaments are held right here at Elysium and children can choose to compete locally or travel and compete against other junior tennis players from around the country. If you…

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