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Jul/24

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Medvedev On Facing Carlos and Sinner

It is interesting to learn how one of the most intelligent ATP players Daniil Medvedev explains what it’s like to play Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner compared to other top players… (Carlos artwork by Ted Dimond) “Carlos has a very big power quality. When he was like seventeen, he could miss a lot. So you’re […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/24

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Analyzing Osaka’s Failure To Finish

By Scoop Malinowski Naomi Osaka just lost to Emma Navarro 64 61 in the second round of Wimbledon, another soul-crushing defeat for the former no. 1 and Grand Slam queen. This year has been a disappointment for the Japanese woman who has lost several three set heartbreakers in 2024 – including the second rounder to […] Continue to read full article...

By Scoop Malinowski Perhaps the most intriguing first week match, which is under the radar, will be the fascinating second round showdown between the current British no. 1 vs the previous British no. 1. Jack Draper and Cameron Norrie are set to do battle on Thursday in a civil war of British tennis. Draper discussed […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/24

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Wimbledon Notebook

Holger Rune sees himself as part of the next ATP “Big Three”…. “We [Sinner, Alcaraz, Rune] cannot compare ourselves at all yet to Novak, Rafa and Roger. But the fact people are starting to talk about the next Big 3 is exciting. It’s what makes tennis bigger, exciting. Rivalries are very important. It’s interesting to […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/24

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Tiafoe Escapes A Clown At Wimbledon

It’s been a rough year for Frances Tiafoe as this year his ranking has fallen to 30 in the world from a career high of no. 10. Today the 26 year old American scored a major victory by beating Matteo Arnaldi in five sets, overcoming a two set deficit for the first time in his […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/24

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Wimby Day One Matchups

Veteran Fabio Fognini is far from finished at 37 as he scores a 61 63 75 domination of Luca van Assche. Young gun Jerry Shang continues to rise to be the future Asian no. 1 and much more with a 75 64 64 win vs Christian Garin. Denis Shapovalov showed flashes of his former elite […] Continue to read full article...

Former 2012 Wimbledon doubles champion Frederik Nielsen revealed some interesting inside information about the no. 4 ranked Grand Slam, Big John Isner’s suspect scheduling strategies and some interesting dilemmas faced by Denmark’s rising force Holger Rune… The 40 year old Nielsen, who retired in 2022 after a 21 year pro career, discussed these topics and […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/24

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Betting Has Always Been Part Of Tennis

Betting on tennis has always been a part of the sport whether it’s betting on one’s self or another player. The aspiration to be a successful pro player is a gamble, so many people dedicate their lives to “make it.” Just a fraction beat the odds. Every shot a player takes in a match is […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/24

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Heartbreak At Wimbledon Qualies

Several notable players suffered heartbreaking losses at 2024 Wimbledon qualifying tournament… Filipina Alexandra Eala, age 19, aiming for her first Grand Slam main draw lost in 3R 67 57 to Sun of Great Britain. Eala is getting closer and closer to the WTA elite but she’s still so far away. Maxime Cressy was once a […] Continue to read full article...

Rafael Nadal said the tennis media asks him the same questions all the time. The revelation by Rafa was made during a unique interview he did with Babolat and Jack Sock at French Open in 2017 (see interview here) Sock asked Rafa, “What interview questions are you tired of answering?”… Sock then added his own […] Continue to read full article...

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