if you don't learn anything losing a match, it is a waste of time

Dennis Ralston, "All The Little Things" on MDBX

Bio

Right-handed, former American tennis legend whose playing career spanned the 1960s and 1970s. NCAA titles and USC, five major doubles crowns and Davis Cup wins for the United States both as a player and captain. Coached by the great Pancho Gonzales. As a 17-year-old in 1960, he and 21-year-old Osuna became the second youngest Wimbledon Gentleman champions in history. After retirement in 1977, he coached Chris Evert, Gabriela Sabatini, and Yannick Noah, then embarking on a college coaching career at SMU. Joined International Hall of Fame in 1987.

Birthplace

USA

Residency

USA

Tracks

All The Little Things
Tennis is won or lost over a few points. Learn how all the little things add up and can change the course of a match or career.
Length: 3 min 10 sec
Theme: Motivation
Don't Look Around
Hear about concentration through a powerful story about Dennis playing at Wimbledon as 17-year-old in 1960 and what he discovered.
Length: 3 min 58 sec
Theme: Concentration
Best Of Five Sets
Hear epic Davis Cup stories to understand the true value of playing best of five sets and what you can learn from longer matches.
Length: 3 min 34 sec
Theme: Strategy

“The trouble with me is that every match I play against five opponents: umpire, crowd, ball boys, court, and myself…”

GORAN IVANISEVIC, FORMER WIMBLEDON CHAMPION

“My coach said I could be number one. And I still believe her…”

NOVAK DJOKOVIC (TIGNOR, 2007)

“Tennis is 70% mental…”

SERENA WILLIAMS (MASTERCLASS 2017)

“I believe the brain is like any muscle; like any other, it can be improved…”

IVAN LENDL, WORLD NO. 1 FOR 270 WEEKS

“I listen to Mindbox tracks before every match…”

Grace L, Austin, TX (NTRP 4.0)

“Tennis is all between the ears…”

Tracy Austin, Former no. 1 on tennis channel

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