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Oct/19

13

Coco Conquers Linz, Wins First WTA title

Mature beyond her fifteen years with a game that can outsmart and outplay veteran WTA players and champions, Coco Gauff introduced herself as the newest WTA force as she defeated former Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko in three sets today. Just fifteen and in her first year as a pro, Gauff has now added her […] Continue to read full article...

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It’s all in the Challengers this week in Fairfield, Ca. How does this happen…Jack Sock, former U.S. No. 1, goes to Laver Cup a few weeks ago and beats No. 10 Fabio Fognini then he returns to tournament play and loses to a 17-Year-Old ranked No. 340? Sock’s ignominy continues, but this latest loss could […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

9

A Salute To Victor Estrella Burgos

Victor Estrella Burgos is a modern day marvel of tennis. The Dominican who played his last ATP match last night in Santo Domingo Challenger was not supposed to make it as a pro tennis player but he did. At 23, the five foot eight righthander was a barely ranked nobody at the Pan American Games, […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

8

Kirilenko and Dokic Also Contemplating Comebacks

Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters, Tatiana Golovin all declared their high profile comebacks in 2019. Two more former top players may add themselves to the comeback hysteria in 2020. Maria Kirilenko posted an Instagram video of her hitting balls in Russia. She looks super fit and sharp and at age 32 (33 in January) she may […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

7

Andy Murray Is the GECPAT

What Andy Murray has done since his return to the tour this summer starting with playing doubles with Feliciano Lopez at the Queens Club event to now playing and winning singles matches makes him the GECPAT–Greatest Ever Comeback Player of All Time. I have had the surgery Murray had–a hip resurfacing where a metal ball […] Continue to read full article...

Oct/19

7

Shanghai 2019

Fernando Verdasco defeated again by Taylor Fritz 76 67 64. The 35 year old is ranked 12 spots lower at 41 than the 29 ranked 21 year old. Fritz also beat Verdasco 76 in the third in Indian Wells this year. Verdasco won their first duel in 2016 in Winston Salem 62 in the third. […] Continue to read full article...

Oct/19

6

Is Leander Paes at the end?

Leander Paes is 46 now, his ATP doubles ranking is 82. His record on the year is 11-14 but he’s lost his first match at his last four tournaments with four different partners, Marius Copil in Atlanta Jack Sock in Citi Open, Jonathan Erlich in Winston Salem and Guillermo Duran at US Open, where they […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

4

Osaka vs Andreescu Epic Clash in Beijing

The two best players in the world collided today in the Beijing quarterfinals but this match was more suited to be a major final. For certain, Andreescu and Osaka will contest major finals and semifinals in the future years. Today’s clash of WTA titans exceeded our glorious expectations. Both desperately wanted to win today and […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

1

Punches Fly in Beijing at Zhang-Kerber Box

AN unreal scene transpired in Beijing, China when a player box guest of Shuai Zhang began punching and kicking a Chinese fan of Angelique Kerber at their match two days ago. Witness Euan Zhang tweeted: “The guy in blue shirt is Zhang Shuai’s player box’s guest (note credential in back pocket), and he was assaulting […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Fortunes come tumbling into some men’s laps. – Francis Bacon The text came on Coley Hungate’s phone on a December afternoon, shortly after his own training session at Bath & Racquet in Sarasota, “Hey, are you still available?” asked local coach and friend of Marcelo Rios, Rene Muzquiz. “Can you maybe come […] Continue to read full article...

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