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Tennis as a Workout and a Hobby; When Practice Makes Perfect in Tennis

Updated on August 26, 2016

Tennis as a Workout

Playing tennis every day or twice a week can be a great workout routine. Tennis has become a hobby to people who really like it. Tennis is also a hobby for some ordinary people as well as professional tennis players. Tennis can be practiced at a local Recreational Park or with table tennis (commonly known as Ping Pong). Tennis is also fun to watch on television and in-person. There's no exercise or workout like a tennis workout. The game "ping-pong" is a form of tennis; it's a fun game as well.

Doing tennis as a workout is one of the best exercises if not the best exercise to do. There are many benefits for having tennis as a workout routine. If you are a person that that don't have an outdoor hobby, try practicing tennis as your hobby. You will notice a huge payoff with your physical health and your mental health also. Practicing tennis decreases many potential health problems such as;

  • Anxiety
  • Tension
  • Heart Disease
  • Depression
  • Obesity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Memory Loss
  • Wrinkles
  • Diabetes
  • Weight Gain

The history of tennis is interesting, and the tennis players of today are also interesting and amazing. There are many famous tennis players, such as Andre Agassi. These players practice frequently to obtain in their professional status. They practice tennis in different types of weather which is very hard to do. At times they play tennis for extremely long hours, in hot heated weather. But they are trained to take care of themselves, to maintain hydration, energy and stamina.

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Professional Tennis - Serena Williams
Professional Tennis - Serena Williams

Serena Williams Brings Fashion to the Tennis Court

Serena Jameka Williams was born on September 26, 1981. She is an American professional tennis player. Both her parents have coached Serena Williams in tennis for many years. The Williams' family moved from Compton to West Palm Beach when she was 9 years old. They moved to make it more convenient for her to attend the tennis academy of Rick Macci. Serena Williams is known for her colorful tennis clothes on the tennis court. In November 2004, at the London premiere of After the Sunset she wore a beautiful sexy red gown. Serena Williams formerly had a special shoe line with Puma shoes, and currently has a shoe line with Nike.

In 2009 she started a collection of handbags and jewelry. In early 2010, Williams became a certified Nail Technician in preparation for her upcoming nail collection with a company called HairTech. Serena continues to press on despite of prejudice, jealousy, intimations, and hateful people. The haters will always be there, but they do make a person stronger.

Let's congratulate Serena for winning her 22nd Grand Slam in 2016 at Wimbledon. She was given a beautiful trophy for the awesome win. At the moment Serena is the leading lady, dominating the female's world of tennis with perfection and style.

Arthur Ashe
Arthur Ashe

Tennis History

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. was born on July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993. He was a professional tennis player. Arthur Ashe received a tennis scholarship to the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) in 1963. Arthur Ashe was the first black tennis player to be selected to the United States Davis Cup team. Arthur Ashe remains the only black man to ever win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, or Australian Open. He is one of only two men of black African ancestry to win a Grand Slam.

Althea  Gibson
Althea Gibson

Tennis History

Althea Gibson, was born on August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003. Althea Gibson was a World Number 1 American sportswoman, who became the first African-American woman to be a competitor on the world tennis tour. And she was the first to win a Grand Slam title in 1956. Also in 1975, she was appointed the New Jersey state commissioner of athletics. After 10 years on the job, Althea Gibson went on to work in other public service positions, including serving on the governor's council on physical fitness.

Venus Williams Brings Class and Style to the Tennis Court

Venus Ebony Starr Williams, born on June 17, 1980. Venus is a professional American tennis player. Venus has won three Olympic gold medals. She has won more Olympic gold medals than any other female tennis player. Venus holds the record for the fastest serve struck by a woman, at the Zurich Open; she recorded a 130 mph serve. Venus Williams failed to defend her title in Miami after losing to her sister Serena Williams. However, Venus Williams was the defending champion to win the title at Wimbledon. This is a prime example of, "When practice makes perfect."

More Tennis History

Tennis supposedly originated from a 12th century French game called Paume, meaning palm; it was a court game where the ball was hit by the hand. In 1877, the All England Club held the first Wimbledon tournament, and its tournament committee came up with a rectangular court and a set of rules that are essentially the game we know today. The net was still five feet high at the sides, a carryover from the game’s indoor ancestor, and the service boxes were 26 feet deep, but by 1882, it had evolved to their current form.

Tennis is an exercise workout that whole families can participate in. Just to model and wear tennis outfits; is another reason to play the game. Tennis outfits our cute as you can see. But the game itself is by far, one of the best professional games out there.

When Practice Makes Perfect - Venus Williams
When Practice Makes Perfect - Venus Williams

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      Brinafr3sh 6 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi Feenix, My reply is very late, but it's a reply. Cool comment :)

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      feenix 6 years ago

      Brinafr3sh, this is a terrific hub and I really did enjoy reading it. When I was a youngster, Althea Gibson was one of my very first sports heroes. For me, she ranked right up there with my other sports heroes, Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays.

      And between you and me, I have a crush on Serena Williams ;-)

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      Brinafr3sh 6 years ago from West Coast, United States

      @ Lady_E,

      LOL I guess their making a statement. What that statement is? I don't know. lol

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      Elena 6 years ago from London, UK

      Lovely share and a nice hobby.

      I like the William Sisters but I think they are pushing it abit too far with their strange tennis outfits.