Grunting, the hidden 'muscle power'
Grunting is a recent and growing phenomenon in tennis. Spectators often complain about the fact that "the so called 'decibelchampions' ruin the experience", while opponents quote distraction and unfairness as major complaints. Maria Sharapova – who is in run for the decibel title – reaches 101 decibels during competition, which is louder than a drill and even corresponds to a subway passing by! But, does this complaint make sense, do we have to put limits or even eliminate decibels? Is grunting helping you in achieving a competitive advantage to hit the ball even harder or is it just a strategy to distract your opponent?→ Continue reading