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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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Jun/21

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Federer is ready to shock the world at Wimbledon

If a great champion could talk his way to a Grand Slam title, Roger Federer sounds ready to shock the world. He’s completely figured out the loss to Felix in Halle and has rebuilt his mental mindset to win number Grand Slam no. 21 in two weeks time. “I had a mental moment where I […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis fans are eagerly anticipating the arrival of June 28th, as it marks the beginning of the Wimbledon Championship at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London. The quintessentially British tournament is replete with strawberries and cream and attracts the finest tennis players from all over the world, who hope to leave as champion. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

12

Krejcikova’s Two Year Ascent Began In Tampa, Florida

In the beginning of 2019 Barbora Krejcikova was the reigning Wimbledon and French Open doubles champ and the Australian Open mixed doubles champion. But her singles status was ordinary. Ranked well outside the top 100 in early 2019, Krejcikova lost in the second round of AO qualies 64 in the third to Maria Bouzkova. After […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

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Moment Of Truth At Roland Garros

We are at the home stretch of Roland Garros and anything is possible. Rafa Nadal looks like prime Rafa Nadal, he’s cruising through the draw and is on course for a semi showdown with Novak Djokovic, who survived a two-set deficit to Lorenzo Musetti. I am reasonably certain the tennis gods will not allow Djokovic […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis enthusiasts often talk about the greatest matches ever watched, but today I think I saw the worst match in my tennis viewing life. Danielle Collins rolled over today for Serena Williams, losing 64 64. Collins is at her very best when she competes at full emotional intensity, as she did in her first and […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

30

Biofile Maria Kirilenko Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA tennis player reached a career high ranking of 10. Won six WTA singles titles and 12 in doubles. Won bronze medal in doubles for Russia in 2012 Olympics. Reached finals of French Open and AO in doubles. Last competed in 2014. Turned pro in 2001. Ht: 5-8  Wt: 127 […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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Biofile Alexander Bublik Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status:  ATP ranking 37. DOB: June 17, 1997 In: Gatchina, Russia Ht: 6-5   Wt:  180 First memory of tennis: It is probably the first tournament that I played when I was seven years old. I don’t remember if I win any match, but I got the trophy. My mum and my dad bought a trophy […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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Federer and Serena To Depart Together?

The time has arrived that we know the end is near for Roger Federer and Serena Williams. Two of the greatest and most decorated champions in the history of the court sport, can longer win the matches they used to win routinely. They continue to play on with their extraordinary talents and fighting spirits hoping […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

17

“The God Of Clay”?

King of Clay almost doesn’t seem to do Rafael Nadal sufficient justice anymore. He’s one fortnight away of conquering Roland Garros for the fourteenth time, that’s as many majors as Pete Sampras won in total. Maybe it’s about time to change Nadal’s official and world renowned moniker from The King of Clay to a more […] Continue to read full article...

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