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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...

Mar/20

13

Keenan Mayo’s Secret Tips

Last year I found Keenan Mayo’s old Head Tour racquet bag at a Goodwill store in Bradenton, a mile from IMG. I bought it for $9.99 as it looks nice and it goes with my two Head Speed Pros which I just started using last year. The bag was fairly new and even had Mayo’s […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

12

ATP Shuts Down For Six Weeks

The Association of Tennis Professionals has announced a six-week suspension of the men’s professional tennis tour due to concerns about health and safety issues related to the international outbreak of the Corona Virus, COVID-19. All ATP Tour and ATP Challenger Tour events scheduled up to and inclusive of the week of April 20 will not […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

10

Indian Wells Make Up Plan Idea

The powers that be of tennis squashed the world’s fifth major tennis tournament because of one known virus case. The tennis players, fans and media are not entirely supportive of this decision. Alternative plans must now be considered to replace the 2020 Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open for later in the year. November or December […] Continue to read full article...

Mar/20

8

Bye Bye Indian Wells 2020

The 2020 edition of the BNParibas Open has been cancelled. Because the players risk concerns about the Corona virus. As of now the Miami Open is still on. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

7

Jack Sock is Back

Jack Sock has split sets at Indian Wells Challenger with Denis Kudla 76 57 and is up a break 21 in the third but he’s down triple break point. It’s one of those moments of truth. Sock saves two break points and on the third Kudla attacks the Sock backhand corner, coming forward and volleying […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

4

Marta Kostyuk Bouncing Back

Coco Gauff, Caty McNally, Leylah Annie Fernandez look like they are here to stay as regulars on the WTA scene, but in recent years some other young comets have burst on the scene with headline making results – and then just as quickly disappeared. Kayla Day, Whitney Osuigwe, Sam Crawford, Cici Bellis, and Marta Kostyuk […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

2

Who has a winning record vs Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic has established winning head to head records vs both Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. There is actually a handful of tennis pros who hold a head to head advantage over the Serbian powerhouse. Andy Roddick 5-4 Ivo Karlovic 2-1Fernando González 2-1Filippo Volandri 1-0Jiří Veselý 1-0Taro Daniel 1-0Filip Krajinović 1-0Antony Dupuis 1-0Dennis van Scheppingen […] Continue to read full article...

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