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Sep/21

22

Why Did China Tennis Fail?

Not quite a decade ago I remember a conversation at the US Open with Australian great Peter McNamara, talking in an excited tone about how many young Chinese juniors were developing at a phenomenal rate and in a few years time, there would be many talented Chinese professionals winning and perhaps dominating in the pros. […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

15

Still Going Strong After 11 Years

This site was created in early 2010 by myself and three other tennis reporters after promises and plans at another tennis site start up fell apart because of dishonesty. www.Tennis-prose went live on April 29, 2010. My first post was about the Joy of Tennis. Now I’m the only one left running the show and […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

13

Did Andre Agassi Play The Greatest Tennis?

My declaration that Daniil Medvedev played the greatest tennis match performance in yesterday’s US Open final vs Novak Djokovic, has sparked an interesting array of differing opinions. Henry Mandeville believes that Andre Agassi. not Medvedev, Federer, Djokovic, Safin, Nadal, Laver, Borg, Sampras or McEnroe has played the highest level of tennis ever seen. “Agassi was […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

7

Jenson Brooksby Is Rocky Balboa

It was expected Jenson Brooksby was going to roll over and die for Novak Djokovic, the monumental moment of his first match on Arthur Ashe stadium in the fourth round and the intimidating spectre of facing the greatest tennis champion in history would be too much for the 20 year old from Sacramento to deal […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

5

Uomo Sport and Brooksby Commanding Attention At US Open

Nike, adidas, Armani Exchange, Yoxoi, Asics, Fila, New Balance, Diadora, Head are prominently on display at US Open but so too is another brand thanks to the spectacular fourth round run by American 20 year old Jenson Brooksby. While slaying Michael Ymer, Taylor Fritz, and Aslan Karatsev, Brooksby has been wearing some eye catching black […] Continue to read full article...

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It’s seldom that you see a performance that leaves your jaw dropped and your senses in awe because you just watched an extraordinary tennis force show all the qualities to win a Grand Slam title in the future. Jenson Brooksby made that heavyweight impact on me last night in his stunning, sensational four set win […] Continue to read full article...

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Back in 1992 at Wimbledon when Monica Seles was on top of the tennis world, her dominance of the WTA sparked a rebellion of sorts. Since they could not beat Seles on the court, a new plan of attack was devised – off the court. Seles’ victims began openly complaining to the media about Monica’s […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

1

Hsieh Rope A Dopes Liu at US Open

Su-Wei Hsieh is 35 now and she’s looking as good as ever. Hsieh may be getting older but her tennis skills aren’t declining in the least. Once again she displayed her one of a kind arsenal of variety to thoroughly lecture young American Claire Liu though it took five match points at the end to […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

30

Biofile Mackenzie McDonald Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 64. Career best ranking was 57 in April 2019. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 155 DOB: April 16, 1995 In: Piedmont, CA First Tennis Memory: At the Harbor Bay Club (in Alameda, CA), five years old, just swinging at tennis balls on court 5. Tennis Inspirations: Growing up I watched a […] Continue to read full article...

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Next week Novak Djokovic begins his conquest to make tennis history as he will attempt to win Grand Slam no. 21 at the US Open. Tennis players are always seeking to improve and look for edges and it seems Team Djokovic is complete and ready to take on the ultimate challenge, to win the fourth […] Continue to read full article...

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