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Pro Tennis Returns But Something Is Missing

The WTA resumed play this week in Kentucky and Prague with some compelling results, namely Serena Williams losing to Shelby Rogers in three sets. Simona Halep won in Prague and Jenn Brady stood victorious in Lexington, having beaten Jill Teichmann of Switzerland. Halep bested Elise Mertens. Both trophy presentations featured both champions wearing masks. Brady […] Continue to read full article...

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Talking Tennis With Justin Gimelstob Part 2

We continue out conversation with 1998 French Open and Australian Open mixed doubles champion (both with Venus Williams) Justin Gimelstob, who also recorded ATP singles victories against Alex Corretja, Patrick Rafter, Gustavo Kuerten, Petr Korda, Thomas Muster, Mark Philippoussis, Todd Martin, Fabrice Santoro and Andre Agassi…  Coco Gauff is actually ahead of Serena at […] Continue to read full article...

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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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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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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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