If you're watching Wimbledon this year, you know that a lot of top players have gotten knocked out of the tournament early--including Maria Sharapova, who lost in the second round. Sharapova lost to Michelle Larcher de Brito in two sets: 6-3, 6-4. How does Sharapova deal with defeat? She certainly does not make excuses for her poor play by … [Read more...] about How Does Sharapova Deal with Defeat?
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Do Professional Tennis Players Get Nervous? Do you think Serena Williams gets nervous and has some performance anxiety before matches? If you said no, you'd be wrong. Even the number one tennis player in the world is human and can get nervous before and during big matches. After watching the Women’s final at the 2013 French Open, you would … [Read more...] about Does Serena Williams Get Nervous Before Matches?