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BETTING RACKETS ON POKER

It is curious to find out how many tennis players turned to the game of poker after hanging up their rackets. Yevgeny Kafelnikov, a former world number 1 tennis player from Russia, won over $23 Million during his career and then gave up tennis to become a professional poker player. Another exemple is Patrik Antonius, who was one of Finland's tennis stars but a severe back problem forced him into retirement before his career could really take off. Soon he discovered the game of poker and he is now one of the most feared players in the game

Rod Laver’s “The Education of a Tennis Player” Documents Famous 1969 Grand Slam Season

New Chapter Press has released the updated memoir of Australian tennis legend Rod Laver, “The Education of a Tennis Player.” Written with Hall of Fame journalist and historian Bud Collins, “The Education of a Tennis Player” is Laver's first-hand account of his famous 1969 Grand Slam season, capped off by his win over fellow Australian Tony Roche in the final of the U.S. Open. Laver also writes about his childhood and early days in tennis, his 1962 Grand Slam and offers tips on how players of all levels can improve their game. He also shares some of the strategies that helped him to unparalleled success on the tennis court.

Learn The Secrets of Spanish Tennis

” Learn The Secrets of Spanish Tennis” Provides Insight Into Spain’s Tennis Success The Secrets of Spanish Tennis,the book that features the key Spanish methods and philosophies that have propelled Spain to the pinnacle of professional tennis, was released by New Chapter Press in 2015. The book is written by elite New York-based high performance tennis coach Chris Lewit, who spent the eight years visiting many of the top Spanish academies and studying their teaching methods