Mar/19

19

Miami Open day one photos

Bouchard strangely lost to Hibino. Up a set and 30-love in the first game of set two she then lost 60 64.

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Mar/19

18

Federer 6 pm practice Miami Open

Roger Federer arrives at 6:12 to hit with Marton Fucsovics who was on time. The crowd of a few hundred stand and cheer but only lightly, respectfully. Fed bows his head bashfully then quick chats at net with Marton then they start hitting from baseline. No Ljubicic or Luthi, just the bald guy who I […]

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Mar/19

17

Thiem Conquers Federer and Wins His First Masters

Dominic Thiem, the 25-year-old Austrian, took down Roger Federer in the California desert, breaking Federer in the Swiss’s last service game and taking the last two sets, 6-3, 7-5 after Federer had won the first set 6-3..

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Mar/19

15

Coco Gauff To Play Miami Open

15-year-old American phenom Coco Gauff will make her first WTA-level appearance in the Miami Open. Gauff, who recently finaled in an ITF pro event in Arizona, has won the Orange Bowl and French Open juniors.

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Mar/19

14

Biofile: Jeff Salzenstein Interview


By Scoop Malinowski

Status: Former ATP pro from 1996-2007. Two time All American at Stanford University Currently operates Tennis Evolution. www.tennisevolution.com, a leader in Online Tennis Education. USTA Performance Coach. Racquetfit Instructor. Extreme Focus Mindset Coach. Reached a career high ATP ranking of 100 in 2004.

DOB: October 14, 1973 In: Peoria, IL

First memory of tennis: Running around the Checker Dome in St. Louis when John McEnroe played Mats Wilander in 1982 in a 6-plus hour Davis Cup match.

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Mar/19

13

“To protect the politics of the sport”


By Scoop Malinowski

While pro tennis shines on the court with sensational tennis action from the likes of Roger Federer, Yoshihito Nishioka, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Naomi Osaka, Bianca Andreescu, Felix Auger-Aliassime, there are some worrying activities happening behind the scenes.

The ATP Board of Directors just fired popular ATP Executive Chairman and President Chris Kermode who presided over successful years at the helm, a move that has ignited controversy and concern. Was it a power play to install a new boss with hidden motives and agendas?

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Mar/19

13

Shapovalov’s Reddit AMA

Denis Shapovalov took time out to do an “Ask Me Anything” interview with tennis fans on Reddit. Here are some of the best excerpts from the 19 year old Canadian who is currently ranked 25 in the ATP and looming large in the Indian Wells round of 16 where he will meet Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz…

What is the oddest match you played?

I remember playing Tennys Sandgren in the finals of a futures. It was so windy and we were both kinda complaining the whole time. At one point it felt like something was happening every point – umbrellas on the court, sirens going off, chairs flying around.

Comments on the success of Andreescu and Felix?

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Mar/19

12

The Great Black Hope

By Dan Markowitz

This long fallow period has seen the likes of Mala Vai Washington, James Blake, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils and Donald Young all try and fail to be the next Black Hope, but even with more male black players in the game than there was in Ashe and Noah’s eras, not one black male player has risen to the top and stayed there for very long.

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Mar/19

10

Could Serena Be Finished?


By Scoop Malinowski

It’s a miracle that Serena Williams has lasted as long as she has on the WTA Tour. Her body is not conducive to playing such an physically demanding sport as pro tennis for as long as she has.

Even players like Brian Baker, Guga Kuerten and Jamie Hampton had their careers shortened because their bodies simply broke down.

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Mar/19

9

Fantastic Felix: The Prince Who Will Be King

By Scoop Malinowski

Something extraordinary happened today in Indian Wells. On the surface it was just another tennis match, Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 64 62 to move on to the third round.

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