Entries by Rob Muir

ProTip: When Should I Attack or Defend?

Question: I hit the ball fairly well but often am unsure of whether to ‘attack’ or ‘defend’ while playing a point.  What’s a basic strategy to make this choice simple? Ninety percent of players spend their time on court trying to improve their technique, and particularly so when their serve or backhand breaks down under […]

Badge Score Board: Round 2

Badge Results Rd  2 13-Jun Ladies Division Result Score Position Manly 1 1 Lost 0-8 7 Manly 2 3 Lost 2-6 5 Mens Division Result Score Position Manly 1 1 Won 7-1 4 Manly 2 4 Lost 3-5 6 Manly 3 4 Won 7-1 1 Manly 4 4 BYE 2 Manly 5 7 Lost 3-5 […]

Badge Report: Round 2

A much smaller crowd was in attendance at Badge last Saturday as per the previous week when our Mens Division 1 Team played at home. This Saturday our Ladies Division 1 Team will play the late match on courts 1 and 2 so we need a big crowd there to support them. Social distancing has […]

TNSW Badge Links Down

Browser Badge links to leagues.tennis.com.au are currently down and have been since late Saturday. Waiting for TNSW to correct error.

Badge Score Board: Round 1

Badge Results Rd  1 Jun-06 Ladies Division Result Score Position Manly 1 1 Lost 3-5 6 Manly 2 3 Won 4-3 3 Mens Division Result Score Position Manly 1 1 Lost 1-7 8 Manly 2 4 Lost 2-5 4 Manly 3 4 Won 8-0 1 Manly 4 4 Won 6-2 2 Manly 5 7 Draw […]

Badge Report: Round 1

It was great to see a big crowd back at the club on Saturday to witness some excellent tennis in both Mens and Ladies Badge Matches. Both Division 1 Ladies and Mens matches were high quality games and our teams went down in both after some long sets. The bar was busy and Tony Hamilton […]

Revised Badge Draws Posted

The REVISED draws for all Mens and Ladies Badge competitions have been published. Please note that the draws are still subject to change.  Team captains should check for any changes prior to ANY match.Navigating the TNSW web site is frustrating at best….definitely not user friendly….  To ease the pain, here’re the direct links for our Manly […]

Here’s How Nadal Plays Tennis Like A Chess Grandmaster

Rafa dictates patterns of play in 5-8 shot rallies The perfect storm in a tennis match is Rafael Nadal hitting either three of four balls into the court. Not more. Not less.  Just three or four moves is all it takes for the Spaniard to lure his opponents into checkmate. An Infosys ATP Beyond The […]