"You have to discover your own rhythm, and when you do, it's the
easiest game in the world. Here's the first principle of tennis. It's your
thinking that counts most. Forty-love is no lead unless you think so. Here's the second
principle of tennis. Just get the ball over the net so your opponent can lose the
--Hazel Wightman (1886-1974) "Queen Mother of Tennis" 17 Grand Slam Champion and Olympic
Founder of the Wightman Cup, Author and Teacher, International
Hall of Fame Inductee
Web: Wightman Tennis Center
"Rackets are the most important thing for a tennis player.
Understanding it. Knowing it. Trusting it. It's part of your family. Those stories of people
putting their rackets on their bed and sleeping with them [are true], it's what we live with. We
see more of our rackets that we do of anyone else in our lives."
--Darren Cahill, former professional player, world-class coach,
sports television commentator and 'racketologist', January 2014
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