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May/21

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Boxing Champion Intrigued By Tennis

Former WBC Light Heavyweight champion Donny Lalonde reached the pinnacle in the prizefighting business but the tennis court has always held a special place in his heart also. Born in Kitchener, Ontario Lalonde turned pro in 1980 after an 11-4 amateur record. He won his world championship in 1987 on national TV (CBS) with a […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

12

Rome

Final jockeying for positioning and mental strengthening and peaking is happening this week in Rome as the world’s best players get ready to show their best tennis at Roland Garros. Rafa Nadal needs a strong showing to regain some lost aura in Monte Carlo and Madrid, as does Novak Djokovic who scored a fiery win […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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Tennis Art

May/21

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My Hit With Wilhelmina Model Kiko Henriques

Tennis is an unpredictable sport in more ways than one. Earlier this week I set up a hit with fellow Packanack Lake Tennis Club member Shlomo Raveh, who got caught in traffic from Connecticut and delayed our 5 o’clock start. When I arrived at Packanak I noticed a group of males on the deck and […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

29

Biofile: Andrei Cherkasov Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP no. 13. Winner of two ATP singles titles, the first two editions of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Reached QF of US Open, AO and Roland Garros. Currently a coach at IMG in Bradenton, FL. DOB: July 4, 1970 In: Ufa, Soviet Union First Tennis Memory: “Probably when I […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

27

The Pressure On Nadal Is Enormous

Rafael Nadal has thrived on pressure… throughout his career he has overcome every obstacle imaginable – Mariano Puerta, Lleyton Hewitt, hard courts, grass courts, Wimbledon, Robin Soderling, Olympics, knee issues, clay court sustained dominance, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic. Now at age 34 and about to turn 35 on June 3, Nadal will face perhaps the […] Continue to read full article...

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Ryan Harrison and Donald Young will clash again tomorrow in a crucially important first round duel at the Tallahasee Challenger. The two American former prospects and now veteran journeyman are both fighting for survival in pro tennis. Harrison, 28, is ranked 579 and Young, 32, is no. 346. Harrison was very lucky to get into […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

19

Nadal Takes Some Jabs At Djokovic

The Barcelona Open has begun and Rafael Nadal directed some passive-aggressive jabs at his arch rival Novak Djokovic. “Like he’s (Novak Djokovic) always saying and talking about these records and well done for him but it’s not my approach. I have a healthy ambition. Of course I am ambitious. If not, I would never be […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

16

Another Batch Of Tennis Quotes

Reading tennis books over the last several months I found another batch of memorable, insightful tennis quotes to share with you… “They hate us. Popularity-wise, I’m a notch above John (McEnroe), and John is a notch above ‘Son of Sam.'” – Vitas Gerulaitis “Borg is a different story. You look on his face for emotion […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

15

Playing In Yoxoi Performance Attire

By Scoop Malinowski A couple of years ago the clean, classy white attire of Daniel Evans caught my eye. The logo was hard to read on TV, so I gave up trying to figure out what exactly the talented British player was wearing. Evans kept achieving winning results and at the Delray Beach Open a […] Continue to read full article...

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