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How Champion Tennis Players Overcome Pressure

By Patrick Alban, Youth1, 02/27/18, 12:00PM CST


It is not about eliminating all of the pressure - but instead it is about how a player is able to manage it.

It's less than one hour away from the start of the match and every junior player is getting ready. Many players are either warming up on tennis courts, stretching and listening to music, or strategizing with their coaches, parents, and loved ones, while some are alone collecting their thoughts and visualizing their upcoming match.

Tennis players may have different routines, and while no particular routine is necessarily wrong, the mindset in which they are preparing themselves for when they compete must be exactly on point.