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Dec/20

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Facing Greatness: John Paul Fruttero

Former Cal Golden Bears star and three time ATP Challenger champion John Paul Fruttero discusses what the two best performances of tennis that were ever played against him during his ATP career which began in 2003 and is still rocking and rolling at age 39. Fruttero scored two singles wins vs. Pete Sampras in WTT […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

4

New Retro Tennis Clothing Web Site Launches

Nostalgic sports fans love throwback retro uniforms in baseball, hockey, football, basketball. Now professional tennis is exploring the territory of retro tennis attire from the Golden Age of tennis. Jay Henley, a long time tennis coach from Great Britain, has created a new web www.goldenageoftennis.com site which sells the premium quality remakes of some of […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

3

Biofile: Virginia Wade Interview

Status: Won Wimbledon in 1977, US Open 1968 and Australian Open in 1972. Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1989. Won four Grand Slam doubles titles with Margaret Court, three in 1973. Best ranking was no. 2. Won 55 career singles titles. DOB: July 10, 1945 In: Bournemouth, England Early Tennis Memory: I […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Facing Greatness: Justin Gimelstob

Next up in our “Facing Greatness” series, Justin Gimelstob, former ATP no. 63 and winner of 13 doubles titles and two mixed Grand Slams in 1998 with Venus Williams (AO and Roland Garros), contemplates and answers the question: What were the two best performances that were ever played against you on a tennis court? Justin […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Can Andy Murray Bounce Back From A Torrid 2020 at AO?

2020 is drawing to a close. However, that doesn’t mean a quick fix to the upcoming tennis schedule! The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on last year’s sporting calendar, with many tennis tournaments being pushed back to a later date or, in some cases, cancelled all together – Wimbledon included. And, with the Australian Open 2021 […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

25

Marcelo Rios Salutes Maradona

Marcelo Rios was touched and inspired by a personal visit from Diego Maradona – and the tennis great saluted Argentina’s soccer hero who passed away today at age 60. In an Instagram post, Rios revealed how he first met the soccer legend, it was after a Davis Cup match vs. Javier Frana in Argentina in […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

25

Biofile: Todd Martin Interview

Note: This Biofile interview was done with Todd Martin at the US Open in 1993. Status: Winner of eight career ATP singles titles. Played in the 1994 Australian Open and 1999 US Open finals. Reached a career high of no. 4 in 1999. Retired in 2006 and is now the CEO of the International Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

25

Biofile: Juan Carlos Ferrero Interview

Status: Former ATP no. 1 and French Open champion. (This interview was done in 2000 at US Open.) Ht: 6-1 Wt: 160 DOB: Feb, 12, 1980 In: Onteniente, Spain Childhood Sports Heroes: Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. I think Pete Sampras is the best in the world. I like the matches with Andre Agassi. (Have […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

24

Djokovic Aura Of Invincibility Has Been Broken

2020 was a bittersweet year for ATP world no. 1. He opened the year with perfect 6-0 mark to power Serbia to win the inaugural ATP Cup, besting Daniil Medvedev in the semi 61 57 64 and Rafael Nadal in the final 62 76. Djokovic blasted through the AO draw, pummeling Roger Federer in the […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

24

Facing Greatness: Virginia Ruzici

The former Roland Garros champion of 1978 and winner of 12 WTA singles (and 16 doubes) titles in her career, Virgina Ruzici contemplates the question: What were the two best match performances that you ever saw played against you during your pro career? Virginia Ruzici: “I had a few memorable matches indeed… against legends like […] Continue to read full article...

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