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The player who can charge the net and dictate play with crisp volleys is one of the most formidable and intimidating opponents you can face. Neutralize the Net-Rusher will show you the key strategic situations used by strong net players, the shotmaking and tactics to keep them off balance, and the best drills and games to reinforce these skills in practice. It's like hiring your own elite-level tennis coach!
Hosted by Paul Annacone, coach to Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, and Tim Henman, TENNIS Magazine's Tactical Tennis Series reveals the key strategies and tactics necessary for overcoming any type of opponent. Other DVDs in the series include Know Your Own Game, Beat the Baseliner, and Attack the All-Court Player.
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Paul Annacone has been one of the world's leading tennis professionals for the past 20 years. Best known as the coach who guided tennis legend Pete Sampras to nine Grand Slam titles and six year-end #1 world rankings over eight years, in 2010 Annacone became coach to another tennis giant, Roger Federer. Annacone has also coached world top-10 player Tim Henman.
A former professional player on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour, Annacone reached as high as the number 12 world ranking in singles and the number 3 ranking in doubles. In doubles he won the Australian Open in 1985 and played in the US Open final in 1990.
He has been head of men's tennis at the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), a player representative on the ATP Board of Directors, and has served as managing director of the United States Tennis Association's (USTA) High Performance Division. Annacone is the senior instruction editor for TENNIS Magazine.See all Editorial Reviews