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Archive for April 2021

It goes without saying that Roger Federer is already one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis players to grace us with his presence. The Swiss giant has had a career like no other and even though he is late in his 30s and is close to retiring, he keeps showing us that age […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters – Preview and Our Picks

Outside of the four Grand Slams, the Monte Carlo Masters is always one of the most anticipated events on the ATP Tour calendar. The tournament, which is played on the clay courts, is generally viewed as a warm-up event for next month’s French Open and it rarely fails to attract a high quality field. The […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Biofile Daniela Hantuchova Interview

By Scoop Malinowski (I did this Biofile with the former world no. 5 and winner of seven WTA singles and nine WTA doubles titles, in the early 2000s at US Open.) Status: Currently ranked No. 22 on the WTA Tour, Hantuchova has won two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles — 2001 Wimbledon (with Leos Friedl) and […] Continue to read full article...

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Did you know the two No. 1 players in the world both use racquets produced by Head? Yes, Novak Djokovic and Ash Barty, the top ranked players in the ATP and WTA respectively, both compete with Head racquets. Barty has used Head for her entire pro career. She endorses the Head Graphene 360 Speed MP […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Taylor Fritz Now Highest Ranked American

Taylor Fritz won his match today in Sardegna, Italy vs Andrej Martin 62 76 in the round of 16 and the win propelled the 23 year old American to become the highest ranked American tennis player, surpassing John Isner. Fritz has won one career singles title and since turning pro in 2015 and has accomplished […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Facing Bjorn Borg

By Scoop Malinowski The Viking from Sweden was both beauty and beast personified on the tennis court… an unstoppable force at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, capturing eleven majors before the age of 26.  One of the most recognizable figures in the history of sport won 64 singles titles overall. Borg competed on the ATP World […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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The Unexpected Win Syndrome

We touched on this topic in the past, when an out of form, low on confidence player suddenly and unexpectedly sparks him or herself into a surprise victory, such as Agassi at Wimbledon, Goran at Wimbledon, Karatsev’s semi at AO for just three examples. Well here’s another example of the “Unexpected Win Syndrome”, from Johan […] Continue to read full article...

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