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Oct/22

31

Felix Fortunes Changing in 2022

Before this year Felix Auger-Aliassime failed to win in eight ATP tournament finals. But this year everything has changed, the Canadian just won Basel 75 63 vs. Holger Rune for his fourth title of the year and third straight since losing in his first match at Astana 64 76 to Roberto Bautista Agut. Since Astana, […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

31

Biofile Arthur Fils Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP 308. French teenager just beat Fabio Fognini 63 36 64 to qualify for Paris Indoors main draw. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 180 DOB: June 12, 2004 In: France First Tennis Memory: When I was young I was on court with my dad (Jean Emanuel Fils) teaching me how to play tennis. […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

30

Victoria McEnroe Wins NY State Singles Title

Victoria McEnroe won the New York State Girls High School Singles tennis title yesterday in Schenectady, New York. McEnroe, representing Bronxville, defeated Victoria Matos of Longwood 64 75, overcoming a second set 0-3 deficit. McEnroe had lost the first set of her first round match of the tournament 6-3 and then won ten straight sets […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

29

Barty’s New Book and Reason for Retiring

Ashleigh Barty won the Australian Open in January vs. Danielle Collins and then two months later abruptly and surprisingly retired from pro tennis at age 26 while ranked world no. 1. She just finished a new book titled “My Dream Time” and says the real reasons for quitting while on top, were a mixture of […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

29

Kozlov Miracle Volley And Win In Vegas Challenger

Here’s the scene. Today Stefan Kozlov is in the semis of Vegas Challenger, down match point at 30-40, and 63 16 45, he hit a diving Boris Beckeresque forehand volley angled winner. Kozlov laid on the court frozen in pain for almost a minute. It was arguably the best volley of his career. So at […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

29

Questionable Paris Indoors Wildcards

The Paris Indoors main draw wildcard allocation was not friendly for the younger French players. Instead Paris Indoors doled out wildcards into the main draw to three French players all over the age of 34. Adrian Mannarino, age 34 and ranked 42… Gilles Simon, age 37 and ranked 195… Richard Gasquet, age 36 and ranked […] Continue to read full article...

Oct/22

26

First Chinese Man Enters ATP Top 100

Zhizhen Zhang suffered a horrific US Open experience but weathered the storm, recovered and this week elevated his ranking into the top 100, to become the first Chinese male to enter the ATP Top 100 rankings. The 26 year old now ranked no. 97 qualified for the US Open main draw for the first time […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

24

Djokovic’s Upcoming Schedule

The Serbian sensation, Novak Djokovic, aims to veer ever closer towards Rafael Nadal’s 22 all-time Grand Slam winners record following on from his impressive showings at Wimbledon and recent spells of excellent performances in the Laver Cup, Tel Aviv Watergen Open and the Astana Open. Novak Djokovic is on course to make history as he […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

24

Djokovic Motivated To Avenge Backstabbers

A cautiously optimistic Novak Djokovic told www.tennismajors.com that he has received some positive signs that he will be allowed to compete at the 2023 Australian Open but it’s not official yet. The 2022 Wimbledon champion also mentioned he was surprised by the actions, words and behaviors of some prominent figures of the tennis world. “It […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

22

Tennis Magazine Stops The Presses

Another sign that tennis popularity is in a decline happened this week as Tennis Magazine announced it will not continue its print editions into 2023. The magazine which began in Chicago in 1965 will produce a final November/December issue. Tennis Magazine will end after 57 years however the magazine’s web site will continue. It’s yet […] Continue to read full article...

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