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Aug/21

5

Vera Wang Loves Tennis

America fashion designer Vera Wang is a tennis nut. The 72 year old plays regularly on her home court in the Southampton, annually attends the US Open and often shares photos of her court activities on Instagram. Wang was born in New York City in 1949, and her first known athletic endeavor was starting figure […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

26

Memories of Jeff Borowiak

Jeff Borowiak was a top 20 player in the ATP Golden Era of the 1970’s and 80’s. He turned pro in 1968, won the NCAA title as the first singles player for UCLA in 1970 (Jimmy Connors played the third slot) and later the six-foot, four inch native of Berkeley, CA would win five ATP […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

20

Biofile Walter Redondo Interview

Status: Former ATP no. 226. Reached round of 16 in Wimbledon doubles. Now a successful artist and sculptor in San Diego. DOB: June 14, 1958 In: San Diego, CA First Tennis Memory: I have so many amazing memories. The time I realized I wanted to be a professional tennis player. When I was watching Rod […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

15

Newport 2021 Scrapbook

Last year the Newport Hall of Fame Championships was not contested for the first time since 1975 and according to new tournament director Brewer Rowe, the Hall of Fame lost 75% of revenues last year because of the pandemic. However the tournament has returned this year in full force and the action was better than […] Continue to read full article...

Denis Kudla extended Novak Djokovic to three very challenging sets at the recent Wimbledon Championships and came away with a newfound appreciation and admiration for the 20 Grand Slam title winner. “I think Novak deserves to be the greatest of all time. He is the greatest of all time. He does things nobody is willing […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

9

12 points of perfection at Wimbledon

Third round women’s doubles match on center court, Coco Gauff and Caty Mcnally were playing the unseeded Russian team of Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina. The two American teenagers were leading 6-5 with love-40 on Kudermetova’s serve. Triple set point. Then something happened that I believe has never happened before in the history of professional […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

8

Anderson, Karlovic Granted Newport Wildcards

Kevin Anderson, Ivo Karlovic Accept Wild Cards to 2021 Hall of Fame Open Main Draw Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson returns to Newport for the first time since 2008. 2016 Hall of Fame Open champion Ivo Karlovic will make his tenth Newport appearance. The Hall of Fame Open returns to the historic grass courts […] Continue to read full article...

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In 1999 at Wimbledon, Alexandra Stevenson accomplished one of the most memorable runs in Grand Slam history. Just 18 and two weeks out of high school, the Californian entered Wimbledon qualies as the no. 1 seed. Stevenson defeated Sandra Cacic 63 75 in her first professional grass court match (she played the junior even in […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

3

Djokovic Inspired By Wolves

Following his tough, three-set win vs. American Denis Kudla, ATP world no. 1 Novak Djokovic was asked on court about his extraordinary drive and determination to reign supreme in the tennis universe. Djokovic paused and revealed an unexpected answer: “I think part of it is genes. My family, the way I’ve grown up in difficult […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

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Biofile Richard Krajicek Interview

Status: 1996 Wimbledon champion. Won 17 career ATP singles titles and three in doubles. Reached no. 4 ranking in 1999. Turned pro in 1989 and played until 2003. Became Rotterdam tournament director in 2004. Authored tennis book ‘Fast Balls’ in 2005. DOB: December 6, 1971 In: Rotterdam, Netherlands Ht: 6-5 Wt: 190 Early Tennis Memory: […] Continue to read full article...

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