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Professional Tennis’s Constellational Response to COVID-19

Kyle R. King

, but also to emulate their artistic and active citizenship ( Butterworth, 2014 ). During COVID-19, star players have provided both admirable and more questionable leadership. Most troublingly, top men’s player Novak Djokovic, citing spiritual beliefs, has repeatedly made statements at odds with

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One Nation, One Team: The U.S. Women’s National Team’s Equal Pay Victory and Its Broader Impact

Ben Pincus, Martha Brown, and Alexia Lopes

, 2022 ). This extends to even elite female players. The current number one player in the world, Iga Swiatek, won the Italian Open in May of 2022, taking in €322,280 ($266,493), only to see the men’s champion, Novak Djokovic, achieve the same feat and receive a prize 159% higher than hers ( Shmerler

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The Creation of a Mental Skills Training Program in Elite Youth Tennis: A Coach-Driven Approach to Developing Resilient, Confident Competitors

E. Earlynn Lauer, Mark Lerman, Rebecca A. Zakrajsek, and Larry Lauer

individualized routine. In general, athletes were familiar with the concept of rituals and routines (e.g., prematch, preservice, changeover) because they observed professional tennis athletes’ (e.g., Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova) rituals and routines. While athletes had also been coached to engage in routines

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Print to Podium: Exploring Media Coverage of 2016 Olympic Athletes’ Perceptions About the Zika Virus

Amanda Kastrinos, Rachel Damiani, and Debbie Treise

’ve looked into [the Zika virus], but I was going regardless. I didn’t have to look into it before I made the decision. My decision was made when I said I wanted to be a part of this. Nothing was changing that.” Famed Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic expressed similar feelings in a Los Angeles Times

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Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention on Sustained and Selective Attention in Young Top-Level Athletes in a School Training Setting: A Randomized Control Trial Study

Christoph Kittler, Manuel Arnold, and Darko Jekauc

National Basketball Association, and athletes, like tennis star Novak Djokovic, have revealed that they are practicing mindfulness to improve their performance ( Djokovic, 2013 ; Jackson & Delehanty, 1996 ). Mindfulness meditation can be characterized as a “systematic form of mental training” ( Vago et