Questions and Answers:
Many people consider the local sporting goods store or ticket broker is the only solution to buying tennis gear and game tickets. Waiting for the newspaper or local TV station to report high school and Tennis scores seems to take forever. From purchasing equipment and tickets to finding up-to-date scores and game information, today's online marketplace provides more options than ever before. How does the online tennis market work versus the conventional sporting goods store, ticket broker or newspaper? InfoFAQ has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions when searching online for you tennis needs.
Frequently Asked Questions About Tennis Online
Can I find tennis lessons online?There are quite a few websites like www.tennisone.com that provide tennis tips and actual lessons from professional players.
Where can I find coverage of the major international tennis tournaments on the internet?There are many sites that provide coverage of tennis tournaments, like www.cbs.sportsline.com/tennis/ and the websites of other news organizations like Sports Illustrated and ESPN.
Are there any websites that cover the famous tennis players I like to follow, like Anna Kournikova?
There are a lot of websites devoted to Tennis fans, but one star, Anna Kournikova seems to have the market locked up for coverage. Her official website is www.kournikova.com, and there are countless other websites dedicated to her.
I'm sick of spending $3.75 per can of tennis balls, every time that I go to my local tennis club. Is there a website that sells tennis balls in bulk for cheap?
Yes. One of my favorite websites for purchasing tennis gear and apparel is tenniswarehouse.com/. They offer a great selection of items, and you can purchase a case of balls (24 cans) for as cheap as $50.00.
I drag my toe when I serve, tearing up my shoes. Are there tennis shoes made with reinforced toes?
Yes. I've found that Nike shoes last longer than other brands. They offer a wide selection, and the reinforced toes really add to the life of a pair of shoes. Visit their website here: http://www.nike.com/nikeos/p/nike/en_US/?&ref=
I've heard that certain strings are better than others, but I don't know which strings would work best with my game. Is there a website that can explain the benefits of certain strings?
Certainly. There are many brands of strings that can be found on many websites. Do some price-checking before making your purchase. One website that specializes in strings is http://www.midwestsports.com/tennis-strings/c/1000/.
Consumer Safety and Information
City of Alexandria - alexandria.gov
The official government Web site of the City of Alexandria.
Tennis Australia - www.treasury.gov.au
Ticket scalping: Ticket on selling and consumers.
Youth Tennis - dc.gov
Youth Tennis Academy.
Permits - www.nyc.gov
Tennis Permits and Renewals.
Tendinitis - www.niams.nih.gov
A catalog of consumer awareness publications that can be found here.
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