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Feb/24

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Paul vs Fritz In Delray Beach Final

They are close friends since juniors, both ranked within five spots in the ATP rankings and are 2-2 career in ATP head to head matches. Taylor Fritz vs Tommy Paul in the Delray Beach Open final will be an interesting All American final. Both have hovered for at their ranking station for about the last […] Continue to read full article...

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By Alana Sung Author’s Note: This study, “Bullying and The Media: An Analysis through the Lens of Professional Tennis,”was conducted independently by Alana Sung, a 16-year-old high school student interested instudying the effects of media influence on social behaviors in professional sports. As a youngresearcher, she undertook this project to gain further understanding of complex […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

12

Biofile Rick Leach Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Winner of nine Grand Slam titles. Reached ATP no. 1 world ranking in 1990. DOB: December 28, 1964 In: Arcadia, CA First Memory Of Tennis: Good question… the one I remember most was playing my first tournament with my dad (Dick) when I was nine. National hard courts in La Jolla. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

11

Paul Surives Giron, Wins Dallas Open

By Scoop Malinowski Tommy Paul was severely tested by compatriot Marcos Giron today in the Dallas Open final but found his groove in the third set to prevail 76 57 63. It’s the second ATP singles title for Paul, his first came in Stockholm in late 2021. After the win, the relieved 26 year old […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

9

More Mediocre Results From Raducanu

This was supposed to be the big comeback for Emma Raducanu. She took the long break to recover from injuries and bad results, trained hard and launched her highly anticipated return to the WTA Tour in 2024. But so far, the former US Open champion still looks like a journeywoman. The 21 year old ranked […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

8

Curious American Coaching Partnerships

There are several American players with curious coaching partnership which make one wonder if they are maximizing their potential results. Taylor Fritz has gotten to the top ten range with Michael Russell, a career journeyman player and one of the hardest workers in ATP history. Fritz has stagnated around no. 10 in the world for […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

6

Grand Slam 2024 Preview: Players To Watch This Season

A new tennis season brings fresh storylines and elite players to watch at the Grand Slams. As the Australian Open approaches, let’s preview some top athletes to follow in the men’s and women’s fields during the 2024 Slam campaigns. Rafael Nadal: Pursuing More History Even at 37, Rafael Nadal shows no signs of slowing down. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

5

Another Cool Bjorn Borg Story

From Paul O’Malley… “A tennis friend of mine told me the story of a tennis couple from Quincy, MA was at Longwood and watched Bjorn Borg play. The wife was from Sweden and she approached Borg after the match, which you could easily do in those days. She convinced him to come back to the […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

4

Huge Upset! Buse Beats Jarry in Davis Cup

This has to be the biggest upset of the year so far.  Ignacio Buse beat Nicolas Jarry in three sets in Davis Cup, Buse is ranked 436, Jarry is no. 20. 19 year old Buse was a very good junior, from Peru, trying to adapt to ATP. He’s beaten Hugo Dellien and almost beat Alejandro Tabilo […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

4

When Billie Jean King Snapped At A Ballboy

We all know tennis can be excruciatingly stressful and tense and even the coolest, most admired legends of the game can have a bad moment of judgement they would later regret. Even Billie Jean King, the pioneer hero and sort of godmother of tennis, was not always an angel on the court in the heat […] Continue to read full article...

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