By Iris Theresa. Tennis. Published at Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - 02:51:16 AM.
Also, don't get stuck in your tennis shoes all day when you're in between matches. Get a pair of flip flops or off-court shoes that you feel comfortable in so you can give your feet some reprieve between matches. It'll give your feet and tennis shoes a chance to dry out as well which helps fight the onset of those pesky blisters.
In addition to the loss of the home ties, another minor drawback is that if this new format does what the powers-at-be hope it will, there may be fewer Cinderella stories. One of the most common complaints about Davis Cup is that the top names do not participate with enough frequency. Their absence, however, opens the door for journeymen players, some of whom rarely are able to venture outside of the Challengers or qualifying rounds, to step into their shoes. Over the years, fans have seen more than a few of these competitors really rise to the occasion to achieve what will be the crowning moments of their careers.
Together, these integrated technologies increase the racket’s hotspot by 15 percent. The hotspot is located in the center of the sweetspot, where players derive the greatest power and force behind their shots.
Last year, the inaugural Laver Cup, which pitted Team Europe against Team World, generated plenty of buzz. The vast majority of it was positive, and the event was deemed an immediate and overwhelming success. Not surprisingly, many found it impossible not to compare it to the other team competition in men's tennis, the Davis Cup, and suffice it to say, it was not a favorable comparison where the more historic competition was concerned. Whether or not that was the catalyst for change, folks may never know, but it was music to the ears when earlier this week International Tennis Federation President David Haggerty announced that the ITF was on the verge of making some much-needed adjustments to Davis Cup.
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