Aug/20

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Talking Tennis With Justin Gimelstob Part 1

Justin Gimelstob, a former Grand Slam mixed doubles champion, was a top TV tennis commentator for years, until his professional world came crashing down after a violent confrontation with a former friend in late 2018 which resulted in him losing his Tennis Channel commentating gig and resigning from the ATP Player Council. As an avid […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/20

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Top Contenders for Roland Garros 2020

The 2020 edition of French Open will begin in late September, and will feature Rafael Nadal making a return to Roland Garros in the hope of extending his French Open Grand Slam wins to thirteen. He beat Dominic Thiem in the finals of 2019 edition for the second consecutive year. That win also earned him […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/20

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New York Empires Win WTT

NEW YORK EMPIRE ARE 2020 WORLD TEAMTENNIS CHAMPIONS, BEAT CHICAGO SMASH ON LAST POINT Coco Vandeweghe and Nicole Melichar Survive a Championship Point And Rally To Win Super Tiebreaker And King Trophy Over Chicago Smash, 21-20 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. (Aug. 2, 2020) – The King Trophy came down to as dramatic a finish as you can […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

31

Biofile: Jack Kramer Interview

Status: Tennis great. World’s no. 1 ranked player. Won Wimbledon in 1947 and US Championships in 1946 and 1947. Inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame. DOB: August 1, 1921 (to Sept. 12, 2009) Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV Childhood Heroes: Jimmie Foxx. Lefty Grove. George Urnshaw. Ellsworth Vines – I first saw him in 1935. Still […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

29

I saw it all on a tennis court

You don’t just see forehands, backhands, serves and volleys on professional tennis courts… I saw a Yannick Noah do the moonwalk in a live rubber Davis Cup match vs Australia. I saw a RD Ferman shank a second serve ace down the tee in the duece court in the finals of the Polonia Open doubles […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

27

Polonia Open Results

The Polonia Open Tennis Tournament was contested this weekend at the beautiful Packanack Lake Tennis Club in Wayne, NJ. Tennis players from Illinois, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey traveled to Packanack Lake for the competition which was hosted and directed by Artur Bobko. This is the 20th year of the Polonia Open tournament which […] Continue to read full article...

Jul/20

19

Marcelo Rios: The Most Talented Of All Time

Tennis enthusiasts probably don’t remember Emilio Benfele Alvarez, from Spain. He made it to 81 in the world and the finals of Kitzbuhel 2000, losing to Alex Corretja in the final 36 16 03 (ret.). In 1996 Alvarez lucky losered into the main draw from qualies to reach Kitzbuhel semis after beating Fabrice Santoro, Francisco […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

17

Cincy Open Plans Revealed

PLANS PROGRESSING FOR 2020 WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN CINCINNATI (JULY 16, 2020) – Further details regarding the staging of the 2020 Western & Southern Open at the USTA’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City have been revealed in advance of the joint ATP Tour and WTA event that is scheduled to […] Continue to read full article...

Jul/20

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Tennis Behind The Scenes

Former 2015 junior Wimbledon champion Sofya Zhuk, who recently quit pro tennis at age 20, revealed on Instagram some of the trials and tribulations she endured which presumably led to her prematurely ending her once prospective WTA career. TENNIS BEHIND THE SCENES by Sofya Zhuk So I was thinking for a long time to post […] Continue to read full article...

Jul/20

10

World Team Tennis Ready To Roll

Mardy Fish of the New York Empire will not play this season (injured). Milos Raonic of the Orange County Breakers has decided not to play this season (personal).   Tommy Paul has been added to the Washington Kastles replacing Frances Tiafoe, who tested positive for Covid-19 and is ineligible to play. Note: Fish and Raonic […] Continue to read full article...

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