KINEMATIC ANALYSIS ON SERVE TECHNIQUE OF WORLD’S ELITE FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER

  • Jun Guo
  • Jihe Zhou
Keywords: toss, backswing, hitting, whiplash movement

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to obtain the kinematic parameters on serve technique of WTA (Women's Tennis Association) top two Serena Williams and Simona Halep. The study selected WTA top two players’ first serve in 2014 China Open, which was held in Beijing, China. This paper makes analysis on serve technique between two elite players through the method of three-dimensional video analysis. The kinematic technical feature has been obtained through this study, resulting in not only providing referential statistics for the technical training of the players, but also enriching the technical theory of tennis.
Published
2016-05-05
Section
Coaching and Sports Activities