Tennis Concentration

Nadal’s Mental Game Helps Him Win 11th French Open

Nadal's Mental Approach at French Open

Nadal’s Mental Approach at French Open Are you resilient? Does pain distract you during competition? Or, are you able to maintain focus and push through? Rafael Nadal recently clinched his 11th French Open, beating Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the final match. Nadal missed a first serve

Playing When In The Lead

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Helping Young Athletes Keep Match Focus In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about focus in competition. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Here’s

Winning The Tennis Gamesmanship Battle

Tennis Psychology

Staying Focused in Matches Tennis can be a game of psychological warfare. Sometimes, your opponents will delay the game (tying their shoes, switching out balls, arguing calls, making a scene of the court, excessively toweling off between points, feigning injury, delaying the game, expressing emotional outbursts) to get