Association of Tennis Professionals

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  • Rafael Nadal Research Paper

    Rafael Nadal is a professional tennis player. He is a twenty nine year Spaniard. At this time, Nadal is ranked number eight in the world. Since turning pro in 2001, he has won countless tournaments. A few of these tournaments include: the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon. After watching the US Open these past two weeks, I decided to write this paper on him because he a very well-known athlete due to a particular set of rituals that he performs before and during his matches. Rafael Nadal’s rituals and traditions make him very unique in the tennis world. These rituals primarily consist of nineteen actions that take place during his matches. Rafael is known for his tediousness on a tennis court. He is often looked upon as an obsessive…

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  • Gender Framing In Sports

    Gender framing has been present in societies and cultures across the globe. There have been many instances where cultural values and upbringings have led to a view towards women athletes. The past few decades have been particularly eventful for women around the world. One thing prominent when comparing cultures from around the world is that there is a clear difference in viewpoint with each culture. I believe that there is are different views towards female athletes due to cultural aspects…

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  • Masculinity In Sports Essay

    Her epiphany occurred while she was observing a baseball game and realized that no women were present on the diamond. Not only did this realization shatter her lifelong dreams of becoming a professional baseball player, it was a lesson that would remain with her for the rest of her life. King realized that if she was going to be a professional, female athlete, she needed to play a sport that was more ladylike. American society had a difficult time watching women participate in sports that were…

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  • Sexism In Sports Essay

    crazy! Title IX was the new barrier for sexism in sports women now can play sports at their schools. The new law was impactful that it went from women playing a sport was 1 in 35. Now 1 in 3 women play sports. (Welcome to The Terrordome) I could say that for decades all of this is just about sexism man is trying to be the superior gender, but as the twentieth century goes on you can just tell women everywhere in America are making sure it 's not going to be like that anymore. I can see Progress…

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  • The Career Of Misty: The Best Volleyball Player

    once she hit the court. Misty was a 16-year-old high school superstar (“Dynamic Duo 79”). All of her friends admired her talents. She went to high school at Newport Harbor High School, were she helped her team win two state championships (indoor) in 1992 and 1994 (“Misty May-Treanor”). She gave that school the reputation it has today. Misty played against Kerri Walsh for the first time when she was 16 (“Dynamic Duo 79”). They met, and instantly hit it off. Misty and Kerri became friends at a…

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  • Bowling Is Not A Sport Essay

    This is every bowler’s dream to make it big and have a sponsor pay for all their equipment and tournament entries. There are a lot of different types of contracts that a professional bowler can obtain. Pro staff members get all of their equipment, tournament fees, and hotel fees paid by their sponsorship.(CITE) A company will always want their product to be out there while bowling in competition. A company will always try to come out the best equipment possible to make bowlers compete with the…

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  • Employee Assistance Reflection

    Reflection Paper Employee Assistance Programs are crucial for the well-being of an organization. In today’s world there are many factors that inhibit employee productivity. For instance, depression, grieve, divorce, substance abuse, financial instability and others. These issues can negatively impact the overall cost of running an organization. Offering Employee Assistance programs enables the employee to address life difficulties in order to experience wellness in the workplace, resulting in…

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  • Barrel Race-Personal Narrative

    Slipping my boots on, my focus was fully on the task of getting my mare bathed and ready for the barrel race we were heading to that evening. My thoughts racing in my head as I reached for her halter and lead from the hanger on the tack room wall. I've been to barrel races so may times in the past twenty years that I should be at ease, but I'm almost more anxious now than I've ever been before. Walking toward the gate, lost in my thoughts, I'm wondering what the night ahead has in store for…

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  • Sea Lions Dive Club

    Here at ODU, there is an organization specifically for students with a passion for scuba diving called the Sea Lions dive club. The dive club is an amazing opportunity for students who want to become talented, professional scuba divers. The purpose of dive club is to teach rising divers new techniques, have the opportunity to socialize with other ambitious divers, receive their PADI diving certification (a necessity for open water diving in America), provide the chance to participate in many…

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  • Lack Of Diversity In Tennis Essay

    The Olympic Games lead the world in showcasing a variety of foremost winter and summer sporting events. One principal sport includes tennis, a racket based, non-contact game played with one or two players on each side of the court. Tennis is played recreationally and competitively across the world. Tennis originated in England during the 19th century, but its role as an Olympic sport exhibits how it reaches numerous audiences worldwide. Tennis's universal presence suggests that it can be enjoyed…

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