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Yesterday Nelly Korda won her sixth LPGA tournament this year at the Mizuho Americas Open at Liberty National Golf Club by one stroke on the 18th hole. The LPGA no. 1 ranked player in the world has won six of the seven tournaments she has played in 2024, an astonishing surge of pro golfing dominance […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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How Navratilova Beat Seles 1993 Paris

Craig Kardon told me a story about how he helped coach Martina Navratilova to an upset win vs Monica Seles on the slow Paris indoors carpet in 1993. The Open de Paris tournament. “Paris Indoors 1993 Martina vs. Monica, so we were in Paris at night, we go to work to just have a quick […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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Integrity In Tennis

By Scoop Malinowski Patrick Rafter was paid a six figure appearance fee to play in Doha and lost second round. After the loss when he was supposed to be paid, Rafter declined to take the money because he told the tournament director that he wasn’t happy with his losing performance. Meanwhile, the no. 1 seed […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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Boxer Explains The High Value Of Olympic Gold

Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the world Oleksandr Usyk values his Olympic gold medal above all of his world title belts as a professional. “My gold medal will always be better than undisputed,” said the 37 year old Usyk from Ukraine. “Everyone who does sport – any sport; boxing; judo; karate – they all dream of […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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Do Tennis Greats Want Their Records Broken?

Yesterday, the dominant LPGA golfer Nelly Korda’s attempt to win a record sixth straight pro golf tournament fell short as she lost by 14 strokes to Rose Zhang at the Cognizant Founders Cup in NJ. So Korda, the 25 year old daughter of 1998 Australian Open champion Petr Korda, still shares the record of winning […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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Hurkacz Dominates Rafa In Rome

It has to be official now, Rafa Nadal is just an ordinary clay court player now. Yesterday Hubert Hurkacz totally annihilated Rafa on clay in the Foro Italico Stadium at Rome Masters 61 63. The match began as a pure clay slugfest, with both players grinding it out for almost thirty minutes to determine the […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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Djokovic Steamrolls Moutet in Rome

Novak Djokovic returned to action after a month away since losing at Monte Carlos semis with an impressive 63 61 win today at Rome Masters vs Corentin Moutet ATP 79 and lucky loser this week. Moutet overwhelmed Djokovic early by taking a 3-1 early lead but then the World No. 1 adapted to the court […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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What I Learned As An ATP Coach

By Scoop Malinowski For three weeks I coached on the ATP Tour at the Sarasota Open, Tallahassee Challenger and Savannah Challenger. With the coaching credential access I noticed a different perspective from media. The players all get along but their interactions with each other are limited. The higher ranked players don’t have time for lower […] Continue to read full article...

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It was a surprise to learn Brian Gottfried played a role in helping coach the 17 yr old Michael Chang to his shocking 1989 French Open triumph. The former world no. 1 and 1977 French Open finalist recently revealed some insights in working with Chang in the late 1980s… “I started working with Michael when […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis, with its fast-paced action, thrilling rallies, and moments of sheer brilliance, has long captivated fans around the world. Yet, beyond the surface excitement of the game, delving into the realm of tennis statistics can unlock an even deeper level of appreciation and enjoyment for enthusiasts. With online platforms like https://thegameday.com/, a world of statistics is […] Continue to read full article...

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