What Size Racquet Should My Child Be Using?
Choosing the right sized tennis racquet is important for the development of junior tennis players. Whether you have a child just starting out or one that has outgrown their current racquet, we’ve put together this handy guide on child tennis racquet sizes.Continue Reading
Get the Low Down on Tennis Lingo
What do the words love, ace, carry, and jam have in common? They all have to do with tennis, even though they sound like they actually have nothing to do with tennis. So, if you are new to the sport have no fear, for we are here to decode the slang-filled language that is tennis.Continue Reading
Tennis Fun Facts
At Elite Sports Clubs, tennis is a sport that is enjoyed by members of all ages and all levels. The sport of tennis has been admired by both spectators and players since the early 12th century. Here are some facts and interesting developments that have occurred since the early history of tennis.Continue Reading
Get a Grip! Which Tennis Grip is Right for Me?
There are many ways to grip your tennis racquet. Your playing style, situational awareness, and level of comfortability will determine which one you should use. As you become more skilled, you might switch between several grips for different shots. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular grips and where they work best.Continue Reading
Tennis Pro Highlight: Jeff & Jordan Aranda
Following Wally Bronson’s retirement after 50+ years, Elite Sports Clubs is proud to announce that Jeff and Jordan Aranda will be stepping into the role together as Tennis Co-Directors of Elite Sports Club-River Glen! Jeff and Jordan have both been tennis pros at the club for many years. Here’s a little bit more information on […]Continue Reading
Know Your Tennis Racquet Bevels
A tennis racquet’s handle has an octagonal shape, and the 8 sides are called bevels. The bevels serve as a reference point for executing certain grip types, as well as providing a comfortable shape to hold the racquet. Here’s what you need to know about tennis racquet bevels.Continue Reading
Annette Malloy Wins USPTA Industry Award
We want to congratulate Elite Sports Clubs Tennis Professional Annette Malloy for winning the Nancy Mickler Award from the USPTA Midwest division! Annette was chosen for the essay she wrote on how tennis is a lifelong sport, which you can read here.Continue Reading
Ten Quick Tips to Improve Your Tennis Game
If you find yourself struggling with some tennis basics, take a look at these quick tips to improve your game. It’s important to remember that there is no perfect way to play a tennis stroke, but these tips offer some fundamentals to help you hone your skills.Continue Reading