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Feb/21

12

Djokovic Career Is At Stake

By Scoop Malinowski By all evidence it appears to my senses Novak Djokovic is playing as if his tennis life is on the line. He survived Taylor Fritz 76 64 36 46 62 to advance to the fourth round and Milos Raonic. I assert Djokovic is a wounded, bloodied champion, still suffering the trauma of […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

11

Iron Man Lopez Wins Five Setter at AO

Feliciano Lopez is 39 now but it doesn’t matter at all, he can still play and win five setters in a Grand Slam. Yesterday he beat Lorenzo Sonego in five sets to advance to the third round of his 75th consecutive Grand Slam main draw, an ATP record that will likely never be broken or […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

10

Hsieh is the most impressive tennis player I ever saw

By Scoop Malinowski Su-Wei Hsieh performed another tennis masterpiece last night in the second round of the Australian Open, dominating and destroying Bianca Andreescu 63 62. The 35 year old from Chinese Taipei, was in full control throughout the match, like a matador artfully outsmarting and taming a wild bull. Hsieh established her superiority early […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

10

Australian Open News & Updates

The Australian Open is one of the most anticipated ATP tours for sports betting sites around the globe and already there have been upsets. In the early going, No. 10 seeded Gael Monfils lost in five sets to Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round of the Aussie Open. The 34-year-old French native has endured […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

8

Djokovic Needs To Make Statement

Novak Djokovic is the no. 1 ranked player in the world, he’s on the verge of breaking the record for all time most weeks at no. 1, he’s finished as no. 1 six times (tied with Sampras), he’s won 17 Grand Slams, he holds head to head edges on Federer and Nadal. But underneath the […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

8

The Friendly Duel: Fritz vs Opelka 2R AO

Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka are the top two young American prospects, each aged 23 and ranked 31 and 38 respectively. They are not bitter rivals but are actually very good friends, as evidenced by their social media activities. This is unusual because in the past, young prospects from a nation tended to go it […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

8

AO Day One

Novak Djokovic is desperate to regain his lost aura of invincibility after his US Open and Roland Garros failures, and he sent a stern message by routing Jeremy Chardy in straight sets. Serena Williams looked sensational in her dazzling Flo-Jo inspired new Nike half catsuit costume, blasting out her opponent Laura Seigemund 6161. It was […] Continue to read full article...

Feb/21

5

Introducing Yoxoi Brand

Astute tennis observers surely noticed the unique attire worn the last couple of years by Alexander Bublik and Daniel Evans. The logo is eye catching but difficult to read. The attire is sharp, clean and most white based. The brand is called Yoxoi, which is based in Japan. The tennis attire is so specialized and […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

5

The Greatest Fighter McEnroe Ever Saw

John McEnroe is not only an all time legendary sports champion, he’s also a major fan of many other sports including basketball, hockey, boxing, baseball and football. The former Wimbledon, US Open and Davis Cup champion has seen just about every competitor in the world for the last sixty years, many of them up close […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

5

Hank Aaron Made John McEnroe’s Day!

Last week I shared by email my Biofile interview with Hank Aaron with fellow tennis journalist and long time friend Richard Pagliaro. One of the most interesting revelations in the Biofile was that the “Home Run King” was a tennis enthusiast and his favorite player was John McEnroe. Pagliaro mentioned Aaron’s compliment to McEnroe during […] Continue to read full article...

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