Anyone for Tennis? U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Full Swing

From the archives: with the U.S. Open in full swing, our Excecutive Editor Chris Hughes gives a thorough review on evidence-based treatments for lateral epicondylitis/’tennis elbow’ from the 2011 CJSM blog.

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine Blog

And so to the gloriously British Grand Slam Premier Tennis event that is Wimbledon which is currently in full swing. Well – full swing insomuch as the British weather is currently allowing, but at least with the Centre Court’s retractable roof, installed in time for the 2009 Championships, we are guaranteed to get through at least some of the scheduled games every day. As I write in London not more than a few miles away from the courts, the rain is currently pouring down – a not so welcome tradition of the Championships, together with the more desirable traditions such as strawberries and cream, ‘Henman Hill,’ and the inevitable tireless British banter about why we haven’t managed to produce a Men’s Champion since the legendary Fred Perry way back in 1936 when he won for a third time.

A total of 128 players take part over the fortnight in the single tournaments…

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About sportingjim
I work at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio USA, where I am a specialist in pediatric sports medicine. My academic appointment as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics is through Ohio State University. I am a public health advocate for kids' health and safety. I am also the Deputy Editor for the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine.

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