Next week, the world's best tennis palyers will step on the court at Flushing Meadows to compete in our nation's most prestigious tennis tournament equipped with a lone racquet gripped in one of their hands. Amateurs.
A few miles to the north, in Bronxville, NY, a professor at Concorida College is trying to popularize two-racquet tennis, a game that's name pretty much sums up it's guiding principle. As the New York Times detailed in its Sunday edition, Don Mueller took up two-racquet tennis three years ago while hitting against a wall and continually switching his racquet from hand to hand. Why not hold two, he thought?
Lest you think this is a joke, here's some video of Mueller hitting from a ball machine: