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Jul/20

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World Team Tennis Ready To Roll

Mardy Fish of the New York Empire will not play this season (injured). Milos Raonic of the Orange County Breakers has decided not to play this season (personal).   Tommy Paul has been added to the Washington Kastles replacing Frances Tiafoe, who tested positive for Covid-19 and is ineligible to play. Note: Fish and Raonic […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

9

Pam Shriver Involved In Trump Fake News Scandal

The American mainstream media won’t stop attacking President Donald Trump and the latest offense involves Pam Shriver. A new alleged tell-all book about Trump by a family member named Mary Trump asserted that Donald Trump did not take his SAT test to gain admission to the University of Pennsylvania but a man named Joe Shapiro […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

9

Live Tennis Content Options

Both pro tennis tours are on ice because of the virus but aternative options are emerging for the starved tennis enthusiasts who clamor to see live pro tennis. Harry Cicma’s women’s and men’s International Pro Tennis Series are being played for about two months straight in Saddlebrook in Tampa, Florida. The players are lower ranked […] Continue to read full article...

Jul/20

7

When Hewitt Nearly Triple Bageled Corretja

A forgotten tennis masterpiece was the 2000 second round clash between Lleyton Hewitt and Alex Corretja. Hewitt nearly pitched a perfect shutout, bewildering the veteran Spaniard with a perfect display of counterpunching, precision, flawless tennis. Just 18 at the time Hewitt was ranked 22 and at his feistiest, most tenacious. Thirsting to reach the top […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

2

French Open Is Ready To Rumble, With Spectators

French Tennis Federation announced today that it intends to have spectators for the 2020 French Open in late September/ early October. The plan features some concessions to a typical Grand Slam edition of Roland Garros. FFT intends to have fifty to sixty percent of the normal attendance – approximately 20,000, and 10,000 for finals. Tickets […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/20

2

Sandgren Reigns Supreme In Miami

Tennys Sandgren showed again he’s one of the top America tennis players, with an impressive performance yesterday in Miami Beach at the Altec Styslinger Tennis Exhibition. The ATP world no. 55 crushed Sam Querrey in the final 41 41 after surviving teenager Brandon Nakashima (ATP 220) in the semi the day before in three sets. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

30

Scoops Around The Tennis World

Jared Donaldson on his second knee surgery in March: Hey all! I know it has been a long time coming with my knee injury that started two years ago. I wanted to give you an update on my injury and the processes that I am taking to be healthy and pain free. After my first […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

30

Patricio “Pato” Rodriguez 1938-2020

Chilean tennis great and two-time ATP doubles champion Patricio “Pato” Rodriguez passed away this week in Key Biscayne, FL. He was 82. Rodriguez was one of the early greats from South America, playing in all the Grand Slams and reaching a career high 133 in the world in 1973. He won two ATP doubles titles […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

29

The Legend Of Bobby Riggs

Most tennis fans don’t know much about Bobby Riggs other than his famous Battle of the Sexes Match vs Billie Jean King. Todd Robinson’s did this capsule profile of Riggs for his Top 100 Players Of All Time email series. RANK:  #20NAME:  Bobby RiggsDOB:  Feb 25, 1918 – Oct 25, 1995PLAYING ERA:  1936 – 51PLAYS:  RightyCOUNTRY:  USASLAMS/R-UPS:  […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

29

Biofile: Casper Ruud Interview

Status: ATP no. 36 DOB: December 22, 1998 In: Oslo, Norway Ht: 6-0 Wt: 160 First Tennis Memory: Probably just being at my home club with my dad (Christian) when I was little and playing with him. He was a young guy who liked to do a lot of stuff with me, a lot of […] Continue to read full article...

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