Archive for July 2019

Jul/19

9

Wimbledon Comets

Out of the four Grand Slam majors, Wimbledon seems to be the one tournament where the most unlikely players emerge out of obscurity to challenge for the title. In the last 25 years several “comet” like players have flashed into the second week at the AELTC and achieved their best career results. The first such […]

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Jul/19

6

Loco Fabio Wished Bomb Exploded At Wimbledon

Fabio Fognini’s loose cannon behavior reached a new degree of craziness today at Wimbledon. The hot headed Italian, ranked 10 in the world, thought he had a favorable third round match up today vs. American Tennys Sandgren, a player he won both of their previous ATP meetings with last year on red clay. But those […]

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Jul/19

5

I Don’t See Greatness In Gauff

Coco Gauff has just won a rather pedestrian (as far as quality of play) second set tie-breaker against Polona Hercog to force a third set in this third round matchup. As a 15-year-old, Gauff will be the youngest player since Jennifer Capriati back in 1991 to reach the Wimbledon Round of 16. But watching Gauff […]

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Jul/19

4

Who has more charisma than Nick Kyrgios?

Nick Kyrgios didn’t win today vs Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon but he showed more charisma on the court than anyone in a long time. Kyrgios was inspired to the max and played super well but went down in four sets 46 63 67 67. Nick was fully engaged and focused and showed his tennis genius, […]

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We all looking for Tiafoe, Fritz, Donaldson, Opelka, Kozlov, Paul, Rubin and Escobedo to drive the young American men to the forefront of men’s tennis, but in the blink of an eye, the real force in American tennis lies with the women, especially the young women, with Coco Gauff, Amanda Anisimova, Sofia Kenin leading a […]

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By Peter Lavalle Is it possible that one tournament is the deciding factor in the ongoing debate about who is the greatest all time tennis player in the history of planet Earth? At the moment, most people consider most Grand Slam titles to be the most pertinent statistic and achievement in regards to this ongoing […]

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Jul/19

1

Biofile: Coco Gauff Interview

Status: WTA 15 year old pro defeated Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon, 64 64. DOB: March 13, 2004 In: Delray Beach, Florida First Tennis Memory: My first memory was when I played in Atlanta, it was when I was five or six years old and I was hitting against the garage as […]

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Jul/19

1

Lopez Discusses ATP Disorder and Discord

Feliciano Lopez played today in his 70th consecutive Grand Slam major main draw, bouncing out young American Marcos Giron, who was making his major debut, 64 62 64. Lopez holds the longest streak of playing consecutive majors, which dates all the way back to 2002. After the win, Lopez revealed there is considerable disorder and […]

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Jul/19

1

McEnroe Adores Felix

Count John McEnroe as a major believer in the potential of Felix Auger-Aliassime. During the Djokovic vs Kohlschreiber Wimbledon first round match telecast on ESPN, McEnroe stated he believes the 18 year old Canadian to be a “future world no. 1” and that he projects the phenom to crash into the ATP top five within […]

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