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Feb/22

28

Reilly Opelka Is Now The Top Ranked American

By Scoop Malinowski Reilly Opelka has passed by Taylor Fritz in the latest ATP rankings this week and is now the highest ranked American tennis player. Opelka is now ranked a career high no. 17. The 24-year-old’s most recent tournament was reaching the final of Delray Beach where he was defeated in the final by […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

28

Biofile Sander Groen Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP doubles champion. Highest doubles ranking was 61. Highest singles ranking was 177. Competed on ATP World Tour from 1989-2019. DOB: June 16, 1968 In: Amsterdam, Netherlands First memory of tennis: Watching Wimbledon finals with Borg and McEnroe. Tennis inspirations: My father was a very dedicated regional player and head […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

25

Players Who Hold Wins Over The New No. 1

By Scoop Malinowski Daniil Medvedev is the new ATP emperor but his storied career which began in 2011 when he earned his first ATP ranking points, endured plenty of tough losses. Let’s take a look at some of the unlikely ATP players who hold victories over the 26 year old “King of the Court” on […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

24

Medvedev Is The New No. 1

Novak Djokovic looked flat and tired today losing a match everyone expected him to win vs Jiri Vesely, who played the greatest match of his life. It was Vesely’s second win in two duels with Djokovic, he also beat the Serbian 64 in the third in Rome four years ago. Djokovic did not look at […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

23

Tennis World Overreacts To Zverev Tantrum

Alexander Zverev let his frustrations get the better of him last night in Acapulco, as he erupted in a rage after losing a R16 doubles match with partner Marcelo Melo 6-2 4-6 10-6 to Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara. Zverev was angry about a call during the late stages of the match and after subsequently […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

22

A Guide To Betting On Tennis

As technology in betting has improved, we have seen the number of sports available to bet on increase, covering everything from football to eSports in 2022. One of the most popular sports to bet on however remains to be tennis. Wimbledon is of course the sport’s premier attraction, and every year attracts millions of bettors. […] Continue to read full article...

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Since the American mainstream tennis media probably won’t be requesting any interviews about my 17th book “Facing Novak Djokovic” there is always the option to interview myself … Scoop Malinowski Interviews Scoop Malinowski  Question: What inspired you to write this book?  Scoop Malinowski:  I loved the education process of working on Facing Federer, Facing McEnroe, Facing […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

19

His Name Is Agassi

By Scoop Malinowski Andre Agassi mania had a profound impact on America. The former world no. 1 and Grand Slam king was such an inspiring, exciting figure around the world, some parents even named their boys not Andre, but “Agassi.” There’s a trios of Agassis in the UTR directory of tennis players with the best […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

18

Is Coco Gauff Stagnating At 17?

She burst on the WTA scene like a stick of dynamite, blasting through veterans on the biggest courts in the world in Grand Slam events at just 15. The dynamic, colorful, charismatic teenager signed major endorsement deals with Nike, New Balance, Barilla, Head racquets, etc. Now less than a month from turning eighteen, Gauff has […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

18

Is the USTA Self Destructing?

A parent/coach of a prominent American junior tennis players expressed some alarming complaints about how the USTA operates business for junior tennis tournaments in Florida… “Fifty years ago it was because of the love of the game somebody would do a job to run junior tournaments. Now it is for love of the wallet or […] Continue to read full article...

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