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Archive for September 2022

Sep/22

27

Players Who Dominate Certain Players

There are some surprisingly one-sided head to head matchups in the ATP where one player completely dominates the other. Yoshihito Nishioka beat Dan Evans today in Korea 62 76 and now the world no. 56 has beaten the no. 25 Brit all six times they played dating back to 2016. Alex de Minaur is 5-0 […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

26

Sam Querrey Challenges Pickleball

Recently retired Sam Querrey has targeted his first new challenge after retiring from pro tennis at the US Open. “I know some tennis players have made the transition from tennis to pickleball, but you haven’t seen any guys who were top 50 in the world tennis players go over (to compete in Pickleball). And I […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

26

The Mystery Of The Babolat Aero On Route 80

By Scoop Malinowski On the way to a singles match at my tennis club my eyes were arrested by a surprise sight on the side of the road on the shoulder lane of Interstate 80 sat a Babolat Aero tennis racquet. The brightly colored black and yellow instrument presumably was thrown out of a car […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

25

Opelka Superb Debut As Tennis Channel Analyst

By Scoop Malinowski Reilly Opelka is well known already in the tennis universe as a highly intelligent, quick-witted, free spirit not afraid to speak his mind. And those personality traits have helped him make a very positive first impression as a guest analyst for the Tennis Channel at the Laver Cup. Opelka has shared colorful, […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

23

RF The End

By Scoop Malinowski Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal lost their doubles match at Laver Cup. It is the end of Federer’s professional tennis career. I have three thoughts… Nobody knows where the sport of tennis would be right now if the boy named Roger Federer didn’t love to hit a tennis ball. Roger Federer miraculously […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

23

My Big 4 Biofile Memories

By Scoop Malinowski A standout highlight memory of my tennis career was doing Biofile interviews with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, all at the US Open. Each Biofile was very memorable though each happened well before they all achieved tennis immortality. In fact, at the time I interviewed them, none had […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

22

Laver Cup Notes

At the 2022 edition of Laver Cup, each member of the winning side will receive¬†$250,000 (¬£220,360) while the runners-up will earn $125,000 (¬£110,175). Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe are honorary captains of the Europe and World teams but it defies logic why the two historic icons don’t also compete during Laver Cup. McEnroe is 63, […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

21

Swiatek Signs with IMG

WTA world no. 1 player Iga Swiatek has signed to be represented by International Management Group this week, thus ending a three year collaboration with her now former manager Paula Wojtowicz. Swiatek won her first Grand Slam in October 2020 at Roland Garros and this year has added two more Grand Slam titles – at […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

21

Shocking Mouratoglou Clinic Prices

Tennis coach and academy owner Patrick Mouratoglou will conduct a coaching clinic at Swiss Club in Singapore in April 2023. An adult clinic for a 2 1/2 hour duration from coach Mouratoglou will cost interested tennis players $1200. A two-hour junior clinic will cost $500. For players interested in 40-minute private lessons with Mouratoglou the […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

20

Rios Fired By Shang Family

Marcelo Rios is no longer the coach of Juncheng Shang. The former world no. 1 Rios started unofficially coaching the 17 year old Shang at IMG Academy in late July and guided the Chinese player to an ATP Challenger title win in Lexington and a final in Granby. The 10-1 record by Shang under Rios […] Continue to read full article...

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