Tennis Ball Machines

Ball machine versus Backboard

Much has been written about the merits of tennis ball machines for practicing your shots, and to develop timing and consistency. For instance, in his autobiography, Andre Agassi reveals how his father insisted that he hit 2,500 balls a day fired from The Dragon, a ball machine that he (Agassi’s dad) had modified to blast [...]

6 Tennis Ball Machine Practice Drills

Here are some ideas for utilizing your tennis ball machine in your practice sessions. Before we get into details of the drills though, a word of caution: make sure you’re reinforcing good technique, not bad! To help with this you may want to: work with a coach or friend who’s at least as good as [...]