How to Treat and Prevent a Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that occurs when tendons in your elbow are overloaded, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. Tennis elbow is an overuse and muscle strain injury. The cause is repeated contraction of the forearm muscles that you use to straighten and raise your hand and wrist. The repeated motions and stress to the tissue may result in a series of tiny tears in the tendons that attach the forearm muscles to the bony prominence at the outside of your elbow.

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Matthias Lee
The Singapore Tennis Scene

The backhand that sailed wide from Sloane Stephens marked Elina Svitolina’s first WTA Finals title, as well as the end of what has been an amazing five years in Singapore for the WTA Finals. As Singapore’s hosting of the largest indoor women’s tennis event comes to an end, what is the legacy left behind from hosting the WTA Finals? What’s next for Singapore Tennis?

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Matthias Lee
What Makes a Good Tennis Coach

There are many tennis coaches and academies in Singapore, so how shall we decide on what makes a good tennis coach? Finding a good coach is important, as he or she is responsible for making your tennis lessons enjoyable and worthwhile. I’ll share some of my thoughts here, drawing examples from the WTA and ATP tours.

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