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Nelson Mandela was truly a great man! And the tennis world echoed this sentiment by letting its own voice be heard. http://oi40.tinypic.com/28v3ix1.jpg

Once the tragic news broke of Mandela’s passing, some of the sports greatest hit social media outlets to express their deepest condolences for the great and vastly inspiring icon, Nelson Mandela,…

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http://www.tennismindcamp.com/images/jovana-jaksic-ana-ivanovic-tenis.jpgThere’s a new starlette by the name of Jovana Jaksic testing who is testing the ears of many in today’s tennis world.

She’s got a solid game, is continuously getting better and seems to have a very bright future ahead of her.

Jovana Jaksic, is only 19, yet already owns the label of the 356th best woman player on the planet. And that’s only going to continue to get better.  Why? Because she just keeps winning… AND GRUNTING!

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BNP Paribas Open 2013 – Carlos Berlocq’s Grunting Angers Andy Murray

http://www.tennismindcamp.com/images/Carlos-Berlocq-Grunt-Forehand.jpgWhile playing (and winning) against Carlos Berlocq in the BNP Paribas Open 2013, Murray actually had to complain to the chair umpire about the grunts that were coming from Carlos Berlocq’s side.

Murray, who has played against his share of grunters, has never felt the need to openly seek out the help of an umpire, but then he was never subjected to the high-decibal throat bombs that…

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Djokovic Plays Smart; Exploits Murray In Australian Open Final

http://www.tennismindcamp.com/images/andy-murray-djokovic-australian-open-final.jpgOn Sunday Novak Djokovic reminded us why he’s one of the greatest players to ever play the game after routing Andy Murray to win the Australian Open yet again.

This wasn’t terribly surprising, though, because Novak is an absolute master at Melbourne.

Of the six Grand Slams he’s won, four of them have been in the land of Kangaroos and Paul Hogan.

He’s been undefeated in…

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5 Ways You & Brian Baker Can Triumph Tennis Injuries

Brian Baker Battling Through Australian Open DifficultyWhen you’re on the court, you’ve got a clear-cut enemy who you have to topple. But when you’re sitting in your room recovering from an injury, the only real threat to your tennis game is YOU.

So, how do we deal with these tennis injuries and keep them from getting us bent out of shape? It all comes down to the one thing that great tennis players can always master: The mind game.

Here’s what you want to do…

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3 Ways Jerzy Janowicz Could’ve Prevented His Tennis Tantrum At Australian Open 2013

Jerz Janowicz Falling To His Knees During Australian Open Tantrum

Now, to be fair, it can be pretty hard to maintain poise and dignity when you feel like the whole court is against you, especially when you’re on such a big stage.

But that said, you don’t want to look like good ol’ Jerz (…and completely lose it), do you? Of course not. So here’s some tips on how to become the Anti-Janowicz.

 

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Australian Open 2013: One Of These Players Will Be This Year’s Champ (…Just A Hunch)!

http://tennismindcamp.com/images/rod-laver-arena.jpgIt’s that time of year again! Time to dust off the barbies and get those shrimp on. Time to dingo-proof your babies!

It’s the Australian Open! This year, we’re presented with some of the usual suspects, the perennial favorites, as well as a couple up-and-comers.

So without further ado, let’s take a look at the players to watch for in this year’s Melbourne Madness!!

 

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Bryan Twins, What Is Their Secret To Achieving Tennis Doubles Dominance?

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Twin Towers in Tennis DoublesThe Bryan Twins… Greatest Tennis Doubles Team Ever…

Whatever it is that you call them, we want to know what their secret is, right?

Well, what is there secret, having a twin, a great tennis diet, both having the word Bryan in their name (…like me :-) )?

The reason so many people ask these questions is because it can be quite rare to see a tennis player in their mid-30s who can dominate the game.

 

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Roger Federer Needs A Rest; And So Do you

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You’ve heard the catchphrases all the time: “No Guts, No Glory.”  “Winners never Quit.”  “Take it to the Limit One More Time.”

…Well, that last one was The Eagles but you still get the idea: Conventional wisdom tells us that you have to have a warrior mentality in sports and give it your all with…

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Andy Murray Strategized Against The Wind To Win The 2012 US Open, Jelly And All

http://tennismindcamp.com/images/andy-murray-holds-2012-us-open-trophy.jpgAndy Murray, even if he didn’t make it to this year’s U.S. Open finals, still would have had a incredible year.

He’s come into his own in a big way this year, playing the kind of tennis that Britain always expected of him. His trumping of Federer for the gold in the London Olympics was just one such example.

For a man who had yet to win a Grand Slam going into the finals, and…

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