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Raducanu Considers Forfeiting US Open Title

By Scoop Malinowski 2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu said this week, “Sometimes I wish I’d never won the US Open.” It may be the only time in tennis history, a Grand Slam champion has revealed their dream come true moment also was in some aspects also a nightmare. Raducanu added that the presence of […] Continue to read full article...

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Paul, Cressy, Moutet, Isner Headline Newport

JUNE 20, 2023, NEWPORT, R.I, U.S.A., – World No. 15 Tommy Paul, defending champion Maxime Cressy, French standout Ugo Humbert, and four-time champion John Isner highlight the 28-player field for the 2023 Infosys Hall of Fame Open. The tournament, which is the only grass court stop on the ATP Tour outside of Europe, will take […] Continue to read full article...

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Frances Tiafoe was in a horrid slump in early 2020. He started the year off ranked 47 but lost first round three tournaments in a row, to Marton Fucsovics, Michael Ymer and Daniil Medvedev at AO. Foe won a round at Newport Beach Challenger vs Alejandro Tabilo but lost to Denis Istomin. Then in Dallas […] Continue to read full article...

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Stuttgart Stakes

The stakes are high at the Boss Open final in Stuttgart today. Winning the title in Stuttgart is very important for American Frances Tiafoe as it would result in his ATP Top 10 debut and it would be his third ATP title on a third surface. For Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff if he wins today vs […] Continue to read full article...

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Michael Zheng’s Breakout In Puerto Rico

By Scoop Malinowski Longtime readers of this site may remember the name Michael Zheng and the interview I did with him three years ago after he was hitting partner for New York Open as a sixteen year old. American born Zheng ended up going to Ivy League Columbia and completed his first year this year. […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Tennis just experienced the high point of the monumental Roland Garros triumph by Novak Djokovic for Grand Slam title number 23 but the celebratory vibes have been tainted by some ominous black clouds this week. First there was the despicable anti Djokovic article in The Guardian newspaper of London by Simon Briggs […] Continue to read full article...

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More Amazing Novak Djokovic Stats & Facts

The king of tennis Novak Djokovic smashed the record of 23 Grand Slams by winning his third Roland Garros title on Sunday 76 63 75 vs Casper Ruud. But there are some more notable marks Djokovic achieved in Paris… Djokovic is now the only man to win all four Grand Slams at least three times […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Aleksandar Vukic Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 69 (career best ranking was 48 in August 2023). Ht: 6-2 Wt: 187 DOB: April 6, 1996 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: My brother playing, he played when he was twelve. He was like six and a half years older than me. So he was playing and I […] Continue to read full article...

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Raonic and Nishikori Return This Week

Two major ATP stars and Grand Slam finalists return to action this week after very long hiatuses from the Tour. 32 year old Milos Raonic has been bothered by an achilles heal problem for almost two years but in his first match since losing to Brandon Nakashima in Atlanta 2021 75 36 67, he managed […] Continue to read full article...


Today Novak Djokovic sits on the throne as the greatest tennis player who ever lived. But his early years as a professional athlete were a stark contrast to the legendary status he has now achieved. Here is an interesting anecdote from the mental coach of former ATP champion of Scottsdale and top 15 player Vince […] Continue to read full article...

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