Author Archives: b3clark

Harder Than You Think

As an NCAA tennis player, I’ve been playing tennis since I was about 5 years old. At one point in my life, I ate, dreamt, and breathed tennis, and I know every aspect of the game. Growing up in the … Continue reading

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Sexism in tennis?

When a big tennis tournament gets rolling, such as the U.S. Open, men and women play this event at the same time, with the same amount of broadcasting. However,  in other “big” sports, men and women have completely different schedules. … Continue reading

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Tracing it All the Way Back

While I was researching tennis, I discovered it was practically impossible to find a solid article on my research question. I searched many books about tennis at the local bookstore and searched the web for hours and hours, and it … Continue reading

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Back to Old Habits

The sport I decided to participate in was tennis. I began playing tennis at the age of four, when my parents would put me in the group clinics at the local country club. At the age of ten, I decided … Continue reading

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The Game of Tennis holds many Surprises

The image I picked challenges one of the biggest stereotypes in the game of tennis: that tennis is an easy sport. In this image, we see a green background, with two white lines, and a net at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Tennis?! What an easy sport…

Since I first started playing tennis, I’ve constantly heard degrading stereotypes about the sport and the players. There are so many stereotypes about tennis/tennis players that have circulated because of non-tennis players starting these stereotypes. One huge stereotype about tennis … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge A Sport By Its Reputation

Hey Guys! I am currently a second year Marshall student majoring in communications and minoring in business! I got recruited to play on the NCAA tennis team and signed my NLI my senior year of high-school.  I played all of … Continue reading

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