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By Scoop Malinowski Katharine Hepburn never did interviews. But the fiercely private four-time Academy Award-winning “Best Actress” and star of such big screen classics as “African Queen”, “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner”, “The Philadephia Story”, “Bringing Up Baby” and “Woman Of The Year” suddenly broke her “no media” policy in the early 1970’s by giving […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

27

When Marcelo Rios First Shocked The Tennis World

By Scoop Malinowski There are a few stories of young phenoms achieving stunning early success in pro tennis… Lleyton Hewitt won his first ATP title at his first ATP tournament in hometown Adelaide as a 15 year old unknown wildcard. John McEnroe reached the semis of Wimbledon as a Stanford University freshman qualifier. Boris Becker […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

26

Rajeev Ram Snubbed For Davis Cup Final

USA lost to Italy in the doubles rubber with Tommy Paul and Jack Sock failing to get the job done as they were defeated by Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli 64 64. The key win advanced Italy to the Davis Cup semifinals. The American doubles team selection by Fish of Paul/Sock has been heavily criticized […] Continue to read full article...

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The ATP has announced it’s list of nominees for the 2002 Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award. Nominated were Rafael Nadal, Felix Auger Aliassime, Hubert Hurkacz, Casper Ruud, Grrigor Dimitrov, Frances Tiafoe, Carlos Alcaraz, Matteo Berrettini, Maxime Cressy, Lorenzo Musetti. Nadal has won the Award already several times but this year he has exhibited several examples of […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

22

Andre, Monica Reach Out To Ailing Bollettieri

By Scoop Malinowski Hall of Fame tennis innovator, coach, and academy founder Nick Bollettieri has been ailing recently but his spirits have been lifted by the the contacts of two of his most prolific proteges. Larry Denyes, a former coach at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy and longtime friend shared this information today: “I went […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

21

Former AO Champ Johan Kriek Salutes Djokovic

Former two-time Australian Open champion Johan Kriek is very impressed by what Novak Djokovic accomplished in 2022, both on and off the court… “Well done Novak! You showed what a tennis player with a backbone looks like! You are the one! What can the world say now? You were right, the ‘death shot’ was not […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

20

Djokovic Wins Sixth ATP Tour Finals

By Scoop Malinowski Novak Djokovic made mincemeat of Casper Ruud – and every deep state asset who tried to assassinate his character and career in 2022. Djokovic’s ace down he tee on his first match point finished Ruud most efficiently 75 63 – and this masterpiece triumph executed poetic justice on the forces which orchestrated […] Continue to read full article...

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Stefanos Tsitispas lost to Andrey Rublev 36 63 62 today at Nitto ATP Finals in Turin round robin play and sounded off after with an unexpected analysis of why he lost the match. “It’s a shame. I feel like the better player,” Tsitsipas said of his Turin ending defeat today to the powerful Russian. “I […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

18

Azarenka Begins Off Season Training

A Tennis-prose.com correspondent has spotted former WTA world no. 1 Viktoria Azarenka training this week at Rick Macci Academy in Boca Raton, South Florida. Azarenka has a residence in Boca Raton. Vika hit with a local hitting partner named Zafiros. She worked on her basic hitting on a back court, “just standard stuff.” She did […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

17

Tsitsipas Solves Medvedev Again

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Daniil Medvedev yesterday at the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals round robin 63 67 76, after squandering three match points in the second set and digging out of a 3-5 hole in the third set. It was the first time Tsitsipas has beaten Medvedev twice in a row, he […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

16

Djokovic Welcome To Play AO23

Australia has lifted the three year ban on nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and he is cleared to play the 2023 edition of the Grand Slam of Melbourne, Australia after not being allowed to defend his title earlier this year. In January the Serbian was deported because of his decision to decline the vaccination […] Continue to read full article...

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