Tennis - long known as a game of etiquette and sportsmanship - seems to be losing that image. Now tennis promoters have even used the bad behavior of superstars to promote their tournaments. Poor sportsmanship is evident in all major sports, not just tennis. Of course there are the exceptional sportsmen, the real champions, who do treat the referees, other players and the rules with respect, but they usually don't receive the publicity that the rude and arrogant receive. Are you a good sport? Can you take bad decisions against you in the game? What are your standards? Are you a good loser and a gracious winner? Can you stick with it when the chips are down?
Please click the above PDF icon(s) to view or download the full Magazine Article in PDF format.