Scandals are usually not too common in the sport of tennis, so when one happens it usually gains a lot of traction. With that being said there have been a few instances where scandal has rocked the tennis world, it is a sport after all and scandals are bound to happen. Listed below are 10 scandals that have rocked the tennis world along with YouTube Video or news articles links for further information.
Tennis around the world
When a person decides to pursue a career as a professional athlete, one of the enticing prospects is the possibility of getting pretty large paychecks. Regardless of which sport a person decides to pursue, the top performers in a sport have the potential to earn millions of dollars through prize money and endorsements.
Everyone has attempted to play tennis at some point of their life and it continues to be one of the most popular sports going around. With all that being said, there are still some facts about tennis that will leave even the most die-hard tennis fans pleasantly surprised.
Novak Djokovic is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time and is known not only for his phenomenal on court game but also for the extreme mental toughness he exhibits while playing. There is a famous saying which says “when the going gets tough, the tough get going” and Djokovic is an embodiment of this saying.
Tennis consists of three main strokes which are forehand, backhand and the hardest of them all the serve. Serve is the stroke which is used to start a point in tennis and helps you dictate the start of a point. With that being said, serve is by far the hardest technique to learn and execute in tennis owing to so many technical elements required to perfect the serve. This article looks at the five best servers of all time and what are the constituents that go into making their serves great and borderline technical perfection.
There is no doubt that Tennis fans across the globe love watching high caliber players face off against each other in friendly (or not so friendly) rivalries. There have been so many phenomenal rivalries between players over the years, however a few stand out over the rest in terms of playing ability, excitement, close matches and fan following. This article delves into the greatest tennis rivalries of all time and touches upon what makes these rivalries great.
Making it big in tennis is no easy feat, however once you make it to the top there is a lot of money up for grabs.