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Mar/20

27

Corona vs. Tennis in Bradenton Sarasota

Tennis is down right now in the Bradenton/Sarasota hotbed but it’s not down and out. yet. IMG is closed. Almost all the main clubs are closed. But there are a few court locations still open or partially open. Longboat Key Club Tennis Gardens allows just singles until 1 pm but they removed all the nets […] Continue to read full article...

Mar/20

24

Todd’s Tennis Takes: 2020 Review

BY TODD ROBINSON So with no tennis or any sport to follow right now, we have plenty of time to look at what has transpired the first two plus months of the season, starting with some early awards, given out NBA style, yet another sport I miss terribly. The awards are MVP (MVTP), Most Improved, […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

24

Pickleball Mania World Championship on Thursday

Pickleball Mania World Championship To Stream Thursday In Only Live On-Air U.S. Professional Sporting Event Four Top Players To Gather In Private Residence In Quarantine For Live Matches With Small Production Team Adhering To Social Distancing Practices As Nation Battles COVID19 Virus; Finals To Also Air Across Millions Of Households On Linear TV Networks NEW […] Continue to read full article...

Mar/20

22

Close Encounter with Michael Mmoh on Longboat Key

I just finished playing at Bayfront Park at 3 on Longboat Key and was stretching around my scooter when I spotted a blacked out BMW door open and a girl got out and walked over to ask the four college age kids on the courts when they would be done. They kindly replied that they […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

22

Who’s Playing Tennis During the Coronavirus?

I’ve taken my son out to the local public courts here in Scarsdale, New York to play tennis for the last couple of days. It was cold today, but the sky was bright and there was no wind. The other day, we went out and it was 70+ degrees and once we got on a […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

20

Biofile: Alex Corretja 2000 Indian Wells Champion

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP no. 2 ranked player. Two-time Roland Garros finalist. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 165 DOB: April 11, 1974 In: Barcelona, Spain First Tennis Memory: “When I was a kid, playing with my brother when I was eight years old.” Tennis Inspirations: “Ivan Lendl and Stefan Edberg were my favorite players.” Last Book Read: “Spanish book.” Greatest Sports Moment: “Winning the Masters Cup, […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

17

Roland Garros Rescheduled

The Roland-Garros tournament will be played from 20th September to 4th October 2020. Laver Cup scheduled for Boston on the last weekend of September is now in jeapordy. Tennys Sandgren said in a tweet about the schedule flip: F it. Let’s just play the last 3 majors back to back to back. Vasek Pospisil was […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

15

Nadal Wins At Oaklawn

Pro tennis may be on hiatus for six weeks, but Nadal continues to pile up the victories. “Nadal” won the tenth race yesterday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Racing from the post position, the thoroughbred race horse named “Nadal”, a three year old colt trained by legendary trainer Bob Baffert, was a 5-2 […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

15

Jean Kirshenbaum’s Love and Will to Play Tennis

I finally met and had lunch with tennis penpal friend on Friday at Mediterraneo on Main Street in Sarasota, the upscale super Italian restaurant owned by Daniele Baroni, the other half of Mirjana Lucic Baroni. Jean is currently handicapped by an ongoing foot leg challenge which prevents her from walking without a walker or assistance […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

14

My Apologies

I would like to apologize to the readers and posters on Tennis-Prose.com. We started this web site with the intention of making it a facsimile of the Tennis Week write-in board that was a wonderful vehicle for discussing every facet of tennis. Scoop and I and Richard Pagliaro and Dan Weil were all contributors to […] Continue to read full article...

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