Mark ‘Scoop’ Malinowski
Mark Scoop Malinowski began covering tennis in 1992 at the Pathmark Classic in Mahwah, NJ. He has written about tennis for Tennis Magazine, Tennis Magazine Australia, Ace Tennis (U.K.), Tennis Week, Tennisweek.com, CBSsportsline.com, ESPNzone.com, Boxing News (U.K.) and TheBiofile.com. He has Biofiled Don Budge, Jack Kramer, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Billie Jean King, Marcelo Rios and many more of the new generation, including Grigor Dimitrov, Ryan Harrison, Caroline Wozniacki, Agnieszka Radwanska. He is currently developing a 2004 article about Rios titled The Man We Barely Knew into a book which will be published in September 2011 by Amazon. His first book was Heavyweight Armageddon: The Tyson-Lewis Championship Battle. As a player, he has played on the grass at Forest Hills, Crandon Park on Key Biscayne, The U.S. Open hard courts, achieved a #8 USTA Eastern 35s ranking (2011) and won 24 singles (and one doubles) titles since 1997, the most recent coming in Jan. 2012 at Train Smart at Arbor Green in Tampa, FL and September 2012 at Nutley Tennis Club in Nutley, NJ.