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Dec/21

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Happy New Year!

I want to wish all tennis fans, readers, players, coaches and armchair experts a wonderful happy healthy prosperous 2022! Thank you for supporting this web site for this year and all the years you’ve been a visitor. Your readership is most appreciated. I will do my best to create and produce even better tennis content […] Continue to read full article...

Dec/21

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Can Perfect Tennis Be Played?

By Scoop Malinowski Sports can create the impossible phenomenon of human perfection in the competitive arena. Nadia Comaneci’s 10 at the 1976 Olympics. Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson’s 56-second knockout of previously unbeaten Michael Spinks in 1988. The Don Larsen “perfect game” pitching performance in the Major League Baseball “World Series” game. Usain Bolt’s world record […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/21

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Longest Woman’s Match In Roland Garros History

By Scoop Malinowski The longest Grand Slam men’s matches are well known… Isner vs Mahut, Gonzales vs Pasarell, Roddick vs El Aynaoui, Djokovic vs Nadal… but for some reason, the longest women’s Grand Slam matches don’t get the same positive attention. I just discovered that the longest match ever at Roland Garros happened in 1995, […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/21

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Latest News From Tennis World

Tennis is one of the most watched sports on the planet. Of course, the big four tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open) are the most popular, but even the smaller ATP and WTA tournaments get a lot of people tuning in. This is especially the case for people who like to […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/21

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Biofile Ruben Bemelmans Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 212. Highest ranking was 84. Turned pro in 2006. ATP match record is 30-61. Career prize money earnings are $2,197,180. Ht: 6-0 Wt: 165 DOB: January 14, 1988 In: Genk, Belgium First memory of tennis: When I started playing tennis as a kid, playing against the wall when my […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/21

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays To Everyone

Thank you very much to all the readers and supporters of www.tennis-prose.com 2021 was the best year for the site in it’s eleven year existence. I had a blast covering tennis for you and trying to share some of the best, most creative, informative, insightful content possible. Hope you all enjoyed it. 2021 was a […] Continue to read full article...

Dec/21

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Coetzee Now Coaching Top Belgian Doubles Duo

Leading South African professional tennis coach and former ATP doubles player Jeff Coetzee has signed a new coaching deal with rising Belgian tennis doubles team of Sander GillĂ© and Joran Vliegen. The Belgian duo, who are ranked 13 in the world as a team approached Coetzee after they learned that Coetzee had ended his long-standing […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis coach and academy owner Patrick Mouratoglou said in the debut issue of Final Magazine that he has bigger plans for his future beyond player development and coaching. “My ultimate goal for the “Ultimate Tennis Showdown” (his exhibition event in France) is to create a second tour, not to intervene with how the game is […] Continue to read full article...

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The tennis world has of course recently been rocked by the apparent disappearance of one-time Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion Peng Shuai, with the story having more twists and turns than a five-set Grand Slam final. Peng, who in February 2014 became the first ever Chinese player, male or female, to reach number one […] Continue to read full article...

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Michael Olajide boxed professionally from 1981-1991. The Canadian from Vancouver, who later relocated to New York City, became a top middleweight contender and fought for the world title twice, both times losing decisions to Frank Tate at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 1987, and to Thomas “Hitman” Hearns in 1991 at the Trump Taj […] Continue to read full article...

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