Oct/19

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Sneak Peak: Facing Guillermo Vilas Book

On a whim two years ago in Miami I decided to ask some players for their memories of Facing Guillermo Vilas. The only intention was to create a feature for this site about what it was like to play the former champion of Forest Hills and Roland Garros, who many believe was the world’s best […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

20

Andy Murray A Champion Again In Antwerp

Andy Murray earned his 46th ATP singles title today beating Stan Wawrinka in Antwerp 36 64 64 to win the European Cup. It’s the first title for Murray since 2017 and his hip surgery earlier this year. “It means a lot. The past few years have been extremely difficult. Both me and Stan have had […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

16

Biofile: Robert Farah Interview

Status: Wimbledon and US Open champion in doubles in 2019 with partner Juan Sebastian Cabal. Clinched the 2019 world no. 1 ATP doubles ranking. DOB: January 27, 1987 In: Montreal, Quebec Ht: 6-4 Wt: 185 First Tennis Memory: I started playing tennis when I was three. I have good memories in my city Cali. Some […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

15

Biofile: Ons Jabeur Interview

Status: WTA no. 53. Finalist at 2018 Kremlin Cup. Has career wins against Sevastova, Cibulkova, Kontaveit, Stephens. Two-time Olympian, 2012, 2016. DOB: August 28, 1994 In: Ksar Hellal, Tunisia First Tennis Memory: I remember getting a medal in under 12s tournament. It was my second tournament. International tournament in France. It was a good memory […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

13

Coco Conquers Linz, Wins First WTA title

Mature beyond her fifteen years with a game that can outsmart and outplay veteran WTA players and champions, Coco Gauff introduced herself as the newest WTA force as she defeated former Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko in three sets today. Just fifteen and in her first year as a pro, Gauff has now added her […] Continue to read full article...

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It’s all in the Challengers this week in Fairfield, Ca. How does this happen…Jack Sock, former U.S. No. 1, goes to Laver Cup a few weeks ago and beats No. 10 Fabio Fognini then he returns to tournament play and loses to a 17-Year-Old ranked No. 340? Sock’s ignominy continues, but this latest loss could […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

9

A Salute To Victor Estrella Burgos

Victor Estrella Burgos is a modern day marvel of tennis. The Dominican who played his last ATP match last night in Santo Domingo Challenger was not supposed to make it as a pro tennis player but he did. At 23, the five foot eight righthander was a barely ranked nobody at the Pan American Games, […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

8

Kirilenko and Dokic Also Contemplating Comebacks

Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters, Tatiana Golovin all declared their high profile comebacks in 2019. Two more former top players may add themselves to the comeback hysteria in 2020. Maria Kirilenko posted an Instagram video of her hitting balls in Russia. She looks super fit and sharp and at age 32 (33 in January) she may […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

7

Andy Murray Is the GECPAT

What Andy Murray has done since his return to the tour this summer starting with playing doubles with Feliciano Lopez at the Queens Club event to now playing and winning singles matches makes him the GECPAT–Greatest Ever Comeback Player of All Time. I have had the surgery Murray had–a hip resurfacing where a metal ball […] Continue to read full article...

Oct/19

7

Shanghai 2019

Fernando Verdasco defeated again by Taylor Fritz 76 67 64. The 35 year old is ranked 12 spots lower at 41 than the 29 ranked 21 year old. Fritz also beat Verdasco 76 in the third in Indian Wells this year. Verdasco won their first duel in 2016 in Winston Salem 62 in the third. […] Continue to read full article...

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