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Dec/20

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Why Is Osaka More Marketable Than Kenin?

This year Sports Illustrated honored US Open Champ Naomi Osaka as a Sportsperson of the year along with LeBron James and Patrick Mahomes. Osaka had an excellent year on the court, winning the US Open and compiling a 16-3 won-loss record. Osaka skipped Roland Garros and lost in the round of 32 in Melbourne to […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

7

Facing Greatness: John Paul Fruttero

Former Cal Golden Bears star and three time ATP Challenger champion John Paul Fruttero discusses what the two best performances of tennis that were ever played against him during his ATP career which began in 2003 and is still rocking and rolling at age 39. Fruttero scored two singles wins vs. Pete Sampras in WTT […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

4

New Retro Tennis Clothing Web Site Launches

Nostalgic sports fans love throwback retro uniforms in baseball, hockey, football, basketball. Now professional tennis is exploring the territory of retro tennis attire from the Golden Age of tennis. Jay Henley, a long time tennis coach from Great Britain, has created a new web www.goldenageoftennis.com site which sells the premium quality remakes of some of […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

3

Biofile: Virginia Wade Interview

Status: Won Wimbledon in 1977, US Open 1968 and Australian Open in 1972. Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1989. Won four Grand Slam doubles titles with Margaret Court, three in 1973. Best ranking was no. 2. Won 55 career singles titles. DOB: July 10, 1945 In: Bournemouth, England Early Tennis Memory: I […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Facing Greatness: Justin Gimelstob

Next up in our “Facing Greatness” series, Justin Gimelstob, former ATP no. 63 and winner of 13 doubles titles and two mixed Grand Slams in 1998 with Venus Williams (AO and Roland Garros), contemplates and answers the question: What were the two best performances that were ever played against you on a tennis court? Justin […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Can Andy Murray Bounce Back From A Torrid 2020 at AO?

2020 is drawing to a close. However, that doesn’t mean a quick fix to the upcoming tennis schedule! The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on last year’s sporting calendar, with many tennis tournaments being pushed back to a later date or, in some cases, cancelled all together – Wimbledon included. And, with the Australian Open 2021 […] Continue to read full article...

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