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Sep/22

15

Federer’s First ATP Title Memories

By Scoop Malinowski As told by Sander Groen, the partner of Federer at 1999 Segovia Challenger doubles: “We won Segovia Challenger (August 1999) title together. It was his first ATP title.  I was supposed to play with Christophe Rochus but he was pissed off to be scheduled on Monday for singles after coming late from […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

15

Roger Federer Has Retired

Roger Federer has confirmed that he will retire from official competition at the age of 41: “The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event. I will play more tennis in the future, of course, but just not in Grand Slams or on the tour.” The winner of 103 ATP titles […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

15

Boxer Pacquiao Salutes Eala

By Scoop Malinowski Legendary boxing champion great Manny Pacquiao was impressed by seeing Alexandra Eala’s US Open junior girls victory vs Czech Republic’s Lucie Havlickova 62 64 this past weekend. “A nation of over a hundred million people take pride in your accomplishment. My family and I salute you. Keep being an inspiration. Work hard […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

13

Americans Seek To Revive Careers At Cary Challenger

A group of young and veteran Americans are playing in Cary Challenger in North Carolina hoping to spark their careers. Donald Young and Ryan Harrison are both ranked outside the top 600 but they both qualified into the main draw. Tennys Sandgren also is ranked around the same range and got into the tournament as […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

12

Paire Begins Comeback In Rennes

Benoit Paire has fallen to an ATP ranking of 176 on account of his 4-22 ATP match record this year, with two of those wins coming in January at the Australian Open. Now the 33 year old former world no. 18 is attempting to resurrect his career from ruin at this week’s Rennes Challenger, where […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

11

Carlos Alcaraz Wins US Open and Becomes No. 1

Considering what was at stake today for Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud, it was to be expected the 2022 US Open final would not exhibit the highest quality level of pro tennis. Surely, the controversial absence of the banned real world no. 1 Novak Djokovic also left a void on this Grand Slam which today […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

11

Dominant 1ga Wins US Open

By Scoop Malinowski On Tuesday August 25th, Iga Swiatek was practicing on Louis Armstrong Stadium with Petra Martic and her form was devastating on that day, as she fired first strike winners all over the court. The world no. 1 sustained that astounding level through her seven matches to win her third Grand Slam title […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

7

They are still grinding…

By Scoop Malinowski This week I noticed some familiar names in ATP Challenger draws who are still grinding it out and trying to make it back to pro tennis relevance and prominence. Thomaz Bellucci is 34 now and ranked 973 but he won’t let his career end just yet. The four time ATP singles title […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

6

Andrea Jaeger On John McEnroe

Writing about the two week US Open Tennis Event a must to include is New York’s own John McEnroe. When a little pip-squeak, I competed in the advanced much older Pepsi Grand Slam tournament. I was invited to play more as a novelty as the organizers never thought I would get past the first round. […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

5

Tiafoe Slays Nadal At US Open

By Scoop Malinowski While the majority of tennis observers were shocked to see Mr. 22 Grand Slams Rafael Nadal upset today in the fourth round by Frances Tiafoe, the result was not a total shocker, because of the early promise and potential Tiafoe showed on the big stages of tennis. In 2017, Big Foe extended […] Continue to read full article...

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