Volume 6 Issue 4 (September 2015)

Volume 6 Issue 4 (September 2015)

Novak Djokovic returns to the cover of tennishead as we celebrate a glorious 2015 Championships and look ahead to the American hard court season

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With a second ‘Serena Slam’ under her belt, all eyes will be on Serena Williams in New York as she chases a calendar year Grand Slam, but there is plenty of other American talent waiting in the wings. Prominent American US writers Matt Cronin and Richard Osborn explain why American tennis has a lot to look forward to, even when the Williams sisters finally decide to hang up their rackets.

One of the women proudly representing the Stars and Stripes is Coco Vandeweghe, a surprise quarter-finalist at Wimbledon. In an exclusive interview with tennishead, the 23-year-old, who is one of 12 American women in the top 100, explains why she is determined to continue her upward curve.

The bubbly Bethanie Mattek-Sands is our entertaining Locker Room guest as we chat practical jokes and pizza, while the legendary doubles star Leander Paes gets technical as the self-confessed kit junkie shares his love of rackets.

And that's not all. We've got exclusive insight from Serena’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou and the experts at the International Tennis Federation on the importance of the return of serve, as well as an in-depth analysis of Stan Wawrinka’s forehand.

Nutritional therapist Sarah Brown investigates whether a vegetarian diet can affect performance, while we’ve got the third installment of our 2015 racket reviews as our experts give their verdicts on the latest rackets for advanced players.

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