Archive for February 2020

Feb/20

19

Nakashima is a Tennis Terminator

Brandon Nakashima walks onto stadium court at the Delray Beach as if he’s walking to a practice at a public court. Nothing phases this 18 year old phenom. He’s playing veteran Cam Norrie winner of 45 career ATP matches and almost $2m in prize money. But as the duel on court between man and boy […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

18

Sock Rises From The Ashes In Delray

You can’t imagine the pressure Jack Sock was under today. Winless in singles since late 2018. Zero ATP points. Had the game passed him by? Had he lost the winning touch? Has his fiancee Laura Little been a career curse in disguise? Sock defeated defending Delray champion Radu Albot 36 64 76 in a dramatic […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

18

Biofile: Soonwoo Kwon Interview

First Tennis Memory: When I was ten. I loved all sports like soccer, badminton and tennis. Tennis Hero: Roger. Tennis Inspiration: Like the fame and honor. First Famous Player You Met Or Encountered: Hyung Taik Lee in Korea. Around ten years ago there was a charity event that Hyung Taik did with juniors. Greatest Career […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

16

Delray Beach Kicks Off Monday

Mid February is always a favorite part of the season, Rotterdam wraps up, and the US spring swing begins in Delray Beach, if you consider New York a warm up Challenger. Delray Beach is another hot ticket event, with Nick Kyrgios headlining this year as the top seed after Juan Martin Del Potro pulled out […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

14

Sock, Harrison Nakashima Get Delray Beach Wildcards

JACK SOCK, RYAN HARRISON AND BRANDON NAKASHIMA ACCEPT MAIN DRAW SINGLES WILDCARDS AT2020 DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM FEBRUARY 14, 2020, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced that a trio of Americans including Jack Sock, Ryan Harrison and Brandon Nakashima have accepted main draw singles wildcards at this year’s event.Sock, now 27-years-old, was the 2017 singles […] Continue to read full article...

Andy Murray will have to get used to the idea that he’ll never be able to compete at the top table of men’s tennis again. That’s the view of seven-time Grand Slam winner John Newcombe, who believes Murray’s hip problems and length of time on the sidelines has left him too much to do if […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

12

Amazed by Soonwoo Kwon

First time seeing Soonwoo Kwon play on TV but what a sensational first impression by this tenacious and talented Korean. Kwon, attired in Fila from head to toe, dismanted a healthy and motivated Milos Raonic 76 67 64 at the New York Open. It is a shocking upset by this unknown world no. 84. Most […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

12

John Wayne Would Give Justin Gimelstob A Second Chance

By Scoop Malinowski “A man deserves a second chance – but keep an eye on him.” – John Wayne The journey to tennis greatness does not always end as poetically as a Roger Federer Wimbledon triumph. Tennis can be a brutal blood sport, a lifetime full of hard work, sacrifice, suffering, frustration, perseverance and in […] Continue to read full article...

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The New York Open began today with its qualifying matches and New York home-boy, Noah Rubin, actually came up with a big win, knocking off McKenzie McDonald. To say Rubin needed a win is an understatement. The 23-year-old Long Islander has dropped to no. 268 in the rankings and had not won a match since […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/20

9

Sock Returns At New York Open

Jack Sock will make his 2020 debut this week at New York Open where he has been granted a wildcard. Sock will meet Marcos Giron in the first round in singles. It will be their first meeting as professionals. Giron could be a suitable draw for Sock as the 26 year old American has only […] Continue to read full article...

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