Oct/20

23

Lleyton Hewitt: “Caged Tiger” At Wimbledon

A colleague from Great Britain Jay Henley told me about the stunningly memorable first time his eyes ever saw Lleyton Hewitt at Wimbledon in 1998. Talk about making a powerful first impression… “While all the other pros including wild card entrant Pat Cash were sheltering from persistent rain inside the very welcoming Forest Hills style […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

22

When Steffi Snubbed Trump

Jim Fuhse, former WTA communications director, tells the story… “I will relate a story from the 1996 U.S. Open involving Steffi Graf. I will start by stating that Steffi may remember the story differently or not at all. She may have met or become friends with Donald Trump after, I have no idea. This how […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

22

Djokovic To Skip Paris Masters; Nadal Will Play

Two of the tennis world´s biggest stars have confirmed their intentions ahead of the Paris Masters event. Last year´s winner, Novak Djokovic, will give it a miss this time. Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal will play it, as he attempts to win this tournament for the first time. What Is the Paris Masters? Taking place between November […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

21

Facing Tennis Greatness: New Series

This will be a new feature – where I interview former and current pro players and they discuss the two best tennis performances they ever faced during their professional tennis careers. The first subject will be former Chilean Davis Cup player Jose Antonio Fernandez, former coach of Steffi Graf, current coach at Tennium in Boca […] Continue to read full article...

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Could it be that the greatest, most decorated athlete in the history of sport is not Roger Federer, Muhammad Ali, Michael Spinks, Wayne Gretzky, Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Michael Phelps, Manny Pacquiao, Deion Sanders or Bo Jackson? Andrey Rublev, now ranked in the ATP top ten, has a differing opinion on the subject. “Even if […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

19

The Nishioka vs Edmund Rivalry

Yoshihito Nishioka and Kyle Edmund are both 25 years old and established competitors on the ATP World Tour. The Japanese southpaw stylist is ranked 56 while the hard hitting Brit is ranked 47. The rivalry began seven years ago in 2013 at a Futures tournament semifinal in Florida (clay) when Kyle was 18 and Yoshi […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

19

Zane Khan: I’m Getting Closer

Young American Zane Khan, who has practiced Roger Federer at Miami Open 2019 and played sets with Feli Lopez, Tommy Paul, Reilly Opelka and Gabriel Garcia Lopez, played his first ATP main tour qualifying match this weekend in Antwerp, Belgium at the European Tennis Open. Khan, currently ranked 1005 in ATP, was defeated by South […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

15

First Time I Saw Nadal

The first time I saw Rafael Nadal play live was at US Open in 2003. By then he was already ranked 45 in the world at the age of seventeen. The muscular Spanish boy had already made waves in pro tennis, having defeated Carlos Moya, Gilles Muller, Magnus Norman, Younes El Aynouai, Mario Ancic, Albert […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

14

Biofile: Andrea Collarini Interview

Status: ATP no. 193. Coached by Carlos Berlocq. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 176 DOB: January 31, 1992 In: New York, NY First Tennis Memory: I remember starting playing tennis when I was three or four. In Buenos Aires. I played more hockey than tennis but I always loved it. I always went to the wall and […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

13

How Agassi Saved Medvedev’s Career

Andre Agassi’s book Open is full of fascinating insights and anecdotes, one of the most striking ones was when a former top 5 ATP player was so despressed and doubtful about his game, he was about to quit the sport at just 24. Andrei Medvedev was not even 25 years old and ranked 100, seemingly […] Continue to read full article...

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