There are two problems with the old cliche' of keeping your eye on the ball: You can't, and if you could your brain couldn't keep up. Other than that, it makes sense.
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The only way you can see what top, tour pros do on strokes such as their serves and forehands is to look at slow motion video and still photography. Even those pros frequently can't explain what they're doing, although they can repeat the stroke reliably.
Here's an interesting example (and I am not trying to criticize this player; I could have picked others such as misstatements by Novak Djokovic):
April 13, 2013
April 04, 2013
The flashy Frenchman (and is that redundant?) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is 27 years old and after years without a coach, has paired up with the respected Roger Rasheed.
April 02, 2013
Tennis fans have been decrying the progressive slowing of courts on the ATP World Tour and at the four majors for years. But, contrary to some reports, that trend continues until, at this years Miami Sony-Ericsson Open, a Masters 1000 event, it reached absurdy.
March 31, 2013
Andy Murray won the Miami Masters 1000 this afternoon over David Ferrer, so with the new rankings out Monday he'll be back to number two in the world. Question is whether he'll suffer his normal summer swoon or will realize his potential on the clay court swing and thus challenge Novak Djokovic for number one going into WImbledon.
March 26, 2013
How good does a shot have to be to make highlight reels -- when you miss?
Check out this reverse shot by Alexandr Dolgopolov against Tommy Haas at the Miami Open.
March 24, 2013
Tennis top five quizzed on non-tennis trivia about each other from who owns a poodle to who has kept every book they're ever read.
March 22, 2013
World number seven Juan Martin Del Potro is quietly building the momentum to challenge the Big Four for the top.